[CQ-Contest] Vicious CQWW Virus

Zack Widup w9sz at prairienet.org
Fri Aug 22 12:41:30 EDT 2003

Windows allows you to make an appearance of two extensions. A period is an
acceptable character in a file name. Actually, only the one after the last
period is the effective extension.  I often back up AUTOEXEC.BAT and
CONFIG.SYS files by adding some extension so it comes out looking like

73, Zack W9SZ

On Fri, 22 Aug 2003, Bill Turner wrote:

> On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 12:05:45 -0700 (PDT), Craig Cook <n7or at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> >NO file has 2
> >extensions.
> _________________________________________________________
> Not so.  I create files with two extensions quite often for my own
> use, especially for backup purposes.  For example, when I backup
> file.txt I will name it file.txt.b  The .b tells me that it is a
> backup.  I'm sure others have their own schemes, but a dual (or more)
> extension is both permissible and common.
> -- 
> 73, Bill W7TI

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