Dial the gate

Which of these filenames is not valid in Windows XP?

A) Jack O’Neill Report Overview.text

B) carter-summary-“dhd-superconductor”.doc

C) Mal Doran Financial Opportunity Report $$.xls

D) Mitchell Debrief – P2C-106 #200 .txt

E) What, no Dr. Jackson reference

The answer: B) carter-summary-“dhd-superconductor”.doc

A Windows filename cannot contain these characters:

/ \ : * ? ” < > |

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