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Windows 7: Help, why can't I rename,delete or move some .mkv files?


01 Nov 2011   #1

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Help, why can't I rename,delete or move some .mkv files?

I downloaded some mkv files from the same site that I always downloaded before. But all of a sudden some of the new mkv's that I downloaded can't be renamed or even deleted. Please help out. I only use VLC player for watching movies. Is something wrong with my computer or with those files? I found no problem if I play those files, only that I want to rename them and delete some. Please help out.

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01 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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01 Nov 2011   #3

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Right click on one of this mkv file and click on properties. Do you see a button called "Unblock". Click on this button and try again.

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02 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi,
I have had this before and it was caused by the Thumbs.db Quick way was to change the view to List then I could Move the files.
I ended up disabling Thumbs from this Tutorial as I use alot of Movie Files it also speeded up my explorer.
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