What's Going on between Python and win7?

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Mon Feb 22 17:01:34 CET 2010

W. eWatson wrote:
> Last night I copied a program from folder A to folder B. It inspects the 
> contents of files in a folder. When I ran it in B, it gave the results 
> for A! Out of frustration I changed the name in A, and fired up the 
> program in B. Win7 went into search mode for the file. I looked at 
> properties for the B program, and it was clearly pointing to folder A.
Sounds like you didn't copy it but made a shortcut to it instead.

> Anyone have this happen to them?
> Another anomaly. I have the files track.py and trackstudy.py in the same 
> folder along with 100 or so other py and txt data files. When I did a 
> search from the folder window in the upper right corner, search only 
> found one of the two. I called HP tech support about it, and they could 
> see it for themselves via remote control. They had no idea, but agreed 
> to  contact MS. In this case, I noted that this search box has some sort 
> of filter associated with it. Possibly, in my early stages of learning 
> to navigate in Win7, I accidentally set the filter.
> Comments?

Not Python-related.

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