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Rooker75

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So, like I often do, I browsed through a game's available mods today and downloaded several that I'd like to add to the game. Some examples of the files now in my download folder as a result of this are:

7z version-876-1-02-1610407268.7z

7z version-881-1-0-1610404286.7z

7z version-891-1-0-1610472905.7z

7z version-892-1-0-1610473824.7z

7z version-880-1-0-1610403268.7z

 

There must be several tens, if not hundreds of thousands of files on this site exactly like this.

 

I'd like to propose that all files uploaded to a mod page for download have the name of that mod be automatically prepended to the filename, so that users will know just what the heck they've downloaded if they do several at once.



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Files from Nexus usually have the name of the mod and the ID number of the mod in the filename.

 

Frankly, those look like a bunch of old versions of 7zip.



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i pulled down the latest legacy of the dragonborn last night as i'm building a new skyrim.

this is what that file was downloaded as Legacy of the Dragonborn-11802-5-5-1-1618767007.7z

 

no idea what those files are you're showing.



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Pickysaurus

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Mod files are named as follows:

{Name given by author during upload}-{modid}-{version}-{timestamp of upload}.7z


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Those file names belong to a handful of Cyberpunk 2077 mods that are packaged and named that way, because they're LUA scripts for Cyber Tweak
Not tens of thousands





 






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