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Windows 7: Problem when changing folder name

25 Dec 2013   #1
Martin426

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Problem when changing folder name

Whenever I want to change the name of a folder and I have opened the folder in question first I always get an error message saying:
"The action can't be completed because the folder or a file is open in another program", even though this is not true.
I have to exit Windows Explorer and enter again, and sometimes even this is not enough.
What to do about this?


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25 Dec 2013   #2
Anak

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

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26 Dec 2013   #3
Martin426

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Hi Anak,

That solved it - thanks!
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27 Dec 2013   #4
Anak

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Your welcome, I'm happy to hear that, that was able to resolve your problem.

If you would do me, and other members of the Forum a small favor, would you mark your thread solved?

It is helpful to anyone else who has this similar problem and is looking for a solution. Thank you.
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