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trying to make a .conf file

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    Posts : 1
    windows 8

    trying to make a .conf file

    hi im attempting to follow a simple guide from a youtube video ( How to setup a namecoin wallet - YouTube ) were one part is to create a .conf file but each time i get to that step in the process i make a new .txt file and after i rename it to .conf it remains in .txt format an when i try doing save as it save it as .conf.txt any ideas? thnx

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    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,452
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Hi Tpm1001, welcome to the Eight Forums.

    To create a new file with Notepad with other than .txt extension:

    • Select Save As in Notepad File menu
    • In File name, type the name and extension you want to
    • In Save as type, select All Files from the drop down list

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    To change a file extension in File Explorer:

    • Browse to folder where your file is located
    • Select the View tab
    • Enable showing file name extensions
    • Right click the file, select Rename, change extension as you wish

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trying to make a .conf file
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