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Old Apr 8, 2018, 8:39 PM   #1
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I was a dog agility trial this weekend, I took about 17,000 pictures just on Saturday, spanned over six cards.

I often get that message that says something like multiple files have the same names, if you want to keep both files a number will be added to one of them. That in itself isn't a big deal, but it's kind of a pain when pictures are downloading and I walk away from the computer and walk back only to find that message that I have to do something with before it continues to download. (The files are *always* different)
Is there some naming scheme that I can set in the camera to prevent that from happening?

I have a Canon 7D MK II

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Old Apr 9, 2018, 4:11 AM   #2
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Try to copy the whole folder from the flash card instead of individual images...
The folder name increase by one each time the image number roll-over and recycle from the beginning
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