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Windows 7: Most folders have been renamed to shorter names!

28 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7
Most folders have been renamed to shorter names!

I find that most of my folders have been renamed. I don't know how. Suppose the folder name was 'sdfkjh falkhf aslkjd' , it has been reduced to 'sdfkjh'. I don't think it has anything to do with the length either since there are long ones still intact while short ones have been renamed. What do I do?

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28 Jan 2010   #2

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

I don't know what happened, nor do I know what the best solution is, but here is one possibility:

Introduction - Bulk Rename Utility
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29 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7

Thanks for the help. Found out the problem.

I'd pinned 'Computer' to the taskbar according to these instructions: Computer - Pin to Taskbar
Whenever I click on this computer, I get these weird shortened folder names. But when I click on the 'Computer' icon on my keyboard, Start menu or desktop (default) , everything is fine.
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