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[.net] Strange Visual Studio 2003 error

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I have a C# project that I am trying to add a Con class to, it is inherited from a stat base class. When ever I try to go to the Base Class option it give me the following error: "Error on creating file. File aleardy exists or cannot write to file: con.cs" I have no idea why. There is no con.cs file. I have restarted the computer to make sure there are no file locks going on. Can someone test this to see if they get the same error? theTroll

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Simple enough - you may not give files the names of reserved devices, such as aux, com1, or (in this case) the console device, con.

You can try this; run copy con test.txt on the command line, type a few words, press Ctrl+Z (end of file) and Enter. It will have copied the contents from the console device (what you just typed) to a new text file, test.txt.

Under DOS, you could run ctty com1 and "remote-control" your PC using a terminal program that was talking to your PC via its COM1 port (ctty con returning control to the console).

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