Name of folders that cannot be created on windows

Have you ever tried creating folders as named below and ended up with name new folder instead of the names listed below. Windows normally does not allows you to create the folders with names listed below.

These are one of several reserved names that you can’t use. Those names date back to the days of DOS, and the reason you can’t use them is that have special meanings. They are used by the system files and windows does not allow you to create these folders. Although there are some tricky ways to create the folders but it may make your system unstable. Hence, its advisable not to use these system reserved names to create new folder on windows.

CON incidentally, was a device file used to capture whatever was printed onscreen.

let me tell you a small secret you can’t even create a folder named PRN, AUX, NUL and many others like.

The list is as follows:

PRN

AUX

NUL

COM1

COM2

COM3

COM4

COM5

COM6

COM7

COM8

COM9

LPT1

LPT2

LPT3

LPT4

LPT5

LPT6

LPT7

LPT8

LPT9

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