How to Create and Delete CON Folder in Windows

In this article, I am going to show you ” How to make a folder of reserved keywords such as CON. Before you go to a Job Interview, you have to prepare for such a role. For that, it is necessary to know the tricks such as some folder. You can not make a con folder in windows because the word CON is a reserved keyword for windows. Similar keywords are reserved in windows.

Reserved Keywords:

  • CON-Keyboard and Display
  • PRN-System list device, usually a parallel port
  • AUX-Auxiliary Device, usually a serial port
  • NUL-Bit-Bucket Device
  • A:-Z:-Drive Letter
  • COM1-First Serial communications port
  • COM2-Second Serial communications port
  • COM3-Third Serial communications port
  • COM4-Fourth Serial communications port
  • LPT1-First Parallel printer port
  • LPT2-second Parallel printer port
  • LPT3-Third Parallel printer port

Follow the below steps to Create and Delete CON folder in windows:

How to Create a CON folder in windows?

Method-1 Use Shortcut Key:

Create a new folder and rename it and hold the ALT key in it and type 0160 from the numeric keypad (ALT + 0160) and release the ALT key, now the folder will be created.

Method-2 Make directory Command:

We are going to create these folders by command prompt tricks. Open the Run window Open by pressing the Windows key and R. on the keyboard. Type CMD in it. Now, add the following command and press Enter. Con folder will be created.
How to Create and Delete CON Folder in Windows
Make Directory

After entering the command now the folder is created showing in the C drive.  

How to Create and Delete CON Folder in Windows

How to delete the con folder?

If the con folder is made by the Shortcut Key, then it is normal delete, but when a command prompt is created, it does not delete, because it has to be deleted by a command prompt. If you were to delete a folder that was created by the command prompt, then showing the below error “can not find this item”.

Method-1 Remove Directory Command:

You have to delete that folder using the command prompt. For this, use the following Remove Directory command.
rd \\.\c:\con

How to Create and Delete CON Folder in Windows
Remove Directory

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to Create and Delete the CON folder in windows. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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