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Windows 7: 'Could not find this item'

19 Jan 2011   #1

Win 7 Pro 64
'Could not find this item'

Driving me crazy having to rename and move folders to do basic work in Win 7. Right-Click / copy pops up -'Item Not Found' dialog.
Well - I just right clicked it - it IS there...

Older posts in this forum were work-arounds.
Is this fixed, yet?


Many thanks from a very frustrated old guy.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jan 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Do you have the right extentions on the items?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jan 2011   #3

Win 7 Pro 64

It's not a questions of extensions.
I right click a folder. There it is. Folders above and below it copy fine.
But random folders with the same name format as the others generate 'Item Not Found.'
My work-around is to make a new folder at the intended destination, and copy the files into it.
(The new folder name has to be the same as the old folder name for export/import purposes.)
I then export this data to a flash drive and take it to an XP machine to burn a CD to deliver to clients.

Thanks for asking -
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jan 2011   #4

Win 7 Pro 64

More Info: I can't edit these folder names, either. I've included a view of what is in the folder in details mode - all the extensions look good to me.

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