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Windows 7: "Item not found" bug when moving or renaming files/folders


15 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
"Item not found" bug when moving or renaming files/folders

Hello, I just made an account here because this bug is seriously bugging me. It shows up whenever I move or create any new files/folders.

I have googled the registry fix and that doesn't seem to be working. Is there any other known fix?

P.S. There is nothing wrong with Waterfox.



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15 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I would be very worried about Waterfox if a registry fiddle dumb has to be used to get it to work properly. If it was my computer I would remove all of it and wait for Mozilla to get it fixed.
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15 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I would be very worried about Waterfox if a registry fiddle dumb has to be used to get it to work properly. If it was my computer I would remove all of it and wait for Mozilla to get it fixed.
Waterfox works fine hahaha. I just used the folder with my Waterfox installer to show an example of the error.
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15 Jul 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kpopsaranghaex3 View Post
Hello, I just made an account here because this bug is seriously bugging me. It shows up whenever I move or create any new files/folders.

I have googled the registry fix and that doesn't seem to be working. Is there any other known fix?

P.S. There is nothing wrong with Waterfox.
When did this first start to happen and exactly what did you do immediately before?
What makes you think you need to do a registry "fix"? When you say quote: "I have googled the registry fix and that doesn't seem to be working". Did you edit the registry then? If so I do hope you made a backup of the registry before editing!
Can you do a system restore to a point behind where it went wrong?
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15 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kpopsaranghaex3 View Post
Hello, I just made an account here because this bug is seriously bugging me. It shows up whenever I move or create any new files/folders.

I have googled the registry fix and that doesn't seem to be working. Is there any other known fix?

P.S. There is nothing wrong with Waterfox.
When did this first start to happen and exactly what did you do immediately before?
What makes you think you need to do a registry "fix"? When you say quote: "I have googled the registry fix and that doesn't seem to be working". Did you edit the registry then? If so I do hope you made a backup of the registry before editing!
Can you do a system restore to a point behind where it went wrong?
It was off of a fresh Windows install. I got the registry idea from this thread since it is the exact same bug.

"This item was not found" error
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15 Jul 2012   #6

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

OP post #3. Waterfox works fine hahaha. I just used the folder with my Waterfox installer to show an example of the error.
What does this mean?
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Did you have a problem, yes or no?
Is your problem fix, yes or no?
How was it fixed?
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15 Jul 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Waterfox isn't the issue, I repeat, Waterfox has no issues... -_- the issue is that every time I transfer files/folders I get the error message in the picture in the OP.
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16 Jul 2012   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Have you tried running in the Super Admin mode?
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16 Jul 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Have you tried running in the Super Admin mode?
How do you do that?
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16 Jul 2012   #10

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kpopsaranghaex3 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Have you tried running in the Super Admin mode?
How do you do that?
Here and go straight to option 2
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
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