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Copy files with mac names to windows?

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January 27, 2010 11:45:36 PM

I have some older CDs burned on a Mac, a few of which contain files with characters in the names that Windows does not accept.

When I try to copy these files to my Windows machine I get the message the name contains characters that are not valid.

I'm wondering if there is any application that can enable me to copy the files from these discs to my present machine, changing the invalid characters to valid ones to somehow, so that they can be successfully written to my HD?

Thanks for your help.
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January 28, 2010 6:03:17 AM

If it's only a few, do it manually:

copy D:<illegalfilename> C:<goodfilename>
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