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Windows 7: unable to move/rename folders

25 Sep 2013   #1
jmm

7 Pro 32
 
 
unable to move/rename folders

am having this issue again (probably following a wrong maneuver with a usb stick) - error msg says "cannot find folder - does not exist in C:\... - check current location and retry" - i seem to remember there was a (rather complicated) registry tweak to solve it - anyone know? help much appreciated...


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25 Sep 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Jmm,

Is this happening with all folders or a specific folder?

Refresh (F5) the window or restart the PC to see if it may just be a ghost folder that had been previously deleted.
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25 Sep 2013   #3
jmm

7 Pro 32
 
 

it happens with ALL folders...
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25 Sep 2013   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

In that case, see if downloading and merging the .reg file for the listed folder option in the tutorial below may be able to help. It will restore the default associations and registry entries for folders.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps.
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25 Sep 2013   #5
jmm

7 Pro 32
 
 

yep, it worked - thnx a bunch!
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25 Sep 2013   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome.
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