JSI Tip 1349. File/Folder name case preservation.


Windows NT does preserve the case of a folder and file, just as you type it. Unfortuneatly, the default display does not.

To remedy this situation, use Regedt32 to navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CabinetState

Double click the Settings value in the right hand pane and set the high-order bit of the 5th byte to 1.

NOTE: In the Binary Editor, if you click the Binary Data Format, this bit is directly under the heading 4.

NOTE: You must logoff/Logon for this change to take effect.

To set this in a batch/logon script, run JSIShowCase.bat (no parameter).



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