Vista Annoyances, Part 3

Today’s Vista annoyance: Explorer refuses to rename files to names that start with a period.

I want to rename “htaccess” to “.htaccess” (an Apache configuration file):

Trying to hit Enter here gives you:

If you use any software that comes from a Unix background, where files that start with a period are common because by default many tools hide those files, get used to doing these sorts operations from the command line.