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Windows 7: [Need Help] Unable to rename/move folders!

29 Apr 2010   #11
HellGates

Windows 7
 
 

Same problem here :\
A system restore before KB980408 fixed the rename/move folder issue.



Another case:
[MSUPDATE KB980408]Warning To All Win7 x64 Users. - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net


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29 Apr 2010   #12
lolthisislame

Windows 7
 
 

Then I'll live with it and hope that Microsoft rectify those problems.. =/

Thanks alot for your help!
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29 Apr 2010   #13
JeevusCompact

W7 x64
 
 

Yup, to fix it and is worth it, Reinstall the OS. Do not install [KB980408].

I found this out the hard way & that little renaming error thing is the biggest annoyance ever or any problem like this. I spent many hours figuring out what the problem was.
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29 Apr 2010   #14
lolthisislame

Windows 7
 
 

Ok, I've no idea what the hell I do..

All I remember was, I put my computer to sleep, went for my dinner, came back and TADA! It's alright now!! O_O Weird eh
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29 Apr 2010   #15
JeevusCompact

W7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lolthisislame View Post
Ok, I've no idea what the hell I do..

All I remember was, I put my computer to sleep, went for my dinner, came back and TADA! It's alright now!! O_O Weird eh
It fixed itself within 2 hrs? Do you have automatic updates enabled?
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29 Apr 2010   #16
lolthisislame

Windows 7
 
 

I've disabled the automatic updates
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30 Apr 2010   #17
HellGates

Windows 7
 
 

I found the problem


1) Install KB980408 normally

2) Delete* the following registry entries:

Code:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{2112AB0A-C86A-4ffe-A368-0DE96E47012E}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{2112AB0A-C86A-4ffe-A368-0DE96E47012E}\PropertyBag]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{491E922F-5643-4af4-A7EB-4E7A138D8174}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{491E922F-5643-4af4-A7EB-4E7A138D8174}\PropertyBag]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{7b0db17d-9cd2-4a93-9733-46cc89022e7c}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{7b0db17d-9cd2-4a93-9733-46cc89022e7c}\PropertyBag]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{A302545D-DEFF-464b-ABE8-61C8648D939B}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{A302545D-DEFF-464b-ABE8-61C8648D939B}\PropertyBag]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{A990AE9F-A03B-4e80-94BC-9912D7504104}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{A990AE9F-A03B-4e80-94BC-9912D7504104}\PropertyBag]
3) Logoff or restart


* Double click on attachment .reg to automatically clear the entries


Attached Files
File Type: rar KB980408 Fix.rar (514 Bytes, 7591 views)
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02 May 2010   #18
bastian

Windows 7
 
 

THANK YOU HELLGATES!!!

Deleting the Registry entries did the trick for me. I had been looking all over the net for a solution, and this finally worked.

- Just for future reference: Anyone cares to better explain what is the cause of this problem? (i.e what do these registry entries have to do with it?)

Thanks!
Bastian
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23 Mar 2012   #20
bootsmom

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

hiya, yes indeed this DOES work on Win7 32-bit.

I would like to clarify the following (for newbies such as myself).

a. Always create a restore point PRIOR to making any changes to your registry.

b. in the instructions below there are TWO options, which are:

i) delete the registry entries manually

OR

ii) use the attached .reg file to do it for you automatically.

It was not immediately clear to me that there were two options until I read the post 3-4 times. Someone might run through the instructions too fast (as I did) and miss that fact.

thanks to Hellgates.






Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HellGates View Post
I found the problem


1) Install KB980408 normally

2) Delete* the following registry entries:

Code:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{2112AB0A-C86A-4ffe-A368-0DE96E47012E}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{2112AB0A-C86A-4ffe-A368-0DE96E47012E}\PropertyBag]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{491E922F-5643-4af4-A7EB-4E7A138D8174}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{491E922F-5643-4af4-A7EB-4E7A138D8174}\PropertyBag]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{7b0db17d-9cd2-4a93-9733-46cc89022e7c}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{7b0db17d-9cd2-4a93-9733-46cc89022e7c}\PropertyBag]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{A302545D-DEFF-464b-ABE8-61C8648D939B}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{A302545D-DEFF-464b-ABE8-61C8648D939B}\PropertyBag]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{A990AE9F-A03B-4e80-94BC-9912D7504104}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{A990AE9F-A03B-4e80-94BC-9912D7504104}\PropertyBag]
3) Logoff or restart


* Double click on attachment .reg to automatically clear the entries
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