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Just to pile on to the existing answers, this seems to be the most comprehensive answer [formatted for better readability]: You cannot use the following characters anywhere in a file name: Tilde Number sign Percent Ampersand Asterisk Braces Backslash Colon Angle brackets Question mark Slash Pipe Quotation mark You ...
Most of the time these alerting issues have to do with permissions. Check to see the difference between permissions of the users currently receiving alerts and the new user. Also note that approval or publishing features may prevent some users from receiving "new item" alerts when they are not authorized to see drafts.
You can achieve this with the Content Migration API, which btw. is used by the site manager (Manage Content and Structure on a publishing site), but it will require you to write a bit of code. Stefan Gossner has a nice blog post about the API: ...
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