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Invalid file type name 

The Name property for the specified file type is either blank or is not a valid name. Names cannot contain the following characters: \ / : * ? " < > |

To correct this error

  1. Double-click the error message in the Task List to go to the file type in the File Types editor.

  2. In the Properties window, select the (Name) property and enter a valid name.

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