Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Copy and Paste not working correctly

  1. #1

    Posts : 26
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit

    Copy and Paste not working correctly

    It started happening today - when I tried to copy a file into a folder and there's a file already in it with the same name, it doesn't ask me if I want to replace or cancel it. It just adds "1" after the name of the file. ie. pasting a file named "TEST" to a folder (or desktop) which already contains another (or same file) named "TEST", it does not ask me if I want to replace it or to stop it just pastes "TEST (1)" instead.

    Does anyone have a solution or is this something new in the 2014 update?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise

    hello,I don't have a solution but I have the 2014 update and it still warns me and give me the options
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Copy and Paste not working correctly
Related Threads
I can't use the native Windows 8 copy/paste. Copy works, but when I paste, I get the "waiting" cursor, then get dumped to the Metro screen. So far, the only way I can move or copy things is with CFiShellToys or TeraCopy, and I installed these only after the Native Windows 8 Copy/Paste kept failing....
Copy and paste in General Support
Strange one, whenever I try to copy, I can, but when I got to paste, the desktop restarts any idea's thanks
Solved copy & paste in General Support
Recently i took sony vio labtop with touch screen.can you help me how can i do copy & paste for text by using touch screen only. O.S : Windows 8.1 kumar
Copy/paste in General Support
Hello all I am a new person to windows 8.1 I have been a Mac OS X user that has left Mac for a Windows machine, I have come a cross one minor thing that I would like to ask if there is a solution for. I do a LOT of copy/past and on my Mac O X 10.9 Machine when I did a highlight at the end when I...
copy and paste in Browsers & Mail
Hello I have attended a forum for years with no problems. Recently they have overhauled the site with a modern look. I use to be able to copy ad paste but no longer can. I have treed with both MSIE 11 and Firefox 25. MSIE 11 does not work at all. With FF I found a work around by copying then at...
copy and paste in General Support
Hi again I am having trouble copying and pasting from gmail into word 2007 I can copy into a note pad doc but not into word I can copy and paste from word to word doc I can copy and paste text or images from any internet page either in part by highlighting or in full I have tried ctrl and v...
Help please about copy-paste in General Support
Obviously on my Wins.8 machine. Can someone tell me of a setting that could have come unchecked that keeps me from highlight a URL... right-click... click copy and then right-click and click paste or copy and press Ctrl. V to paste. TC
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook