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Windows 7: "Item Not Found" is driving me nuts


11 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64
 
 
"Item Not Found" is driving me nuts

Hi all!

For some unknown reason, my 64-bit 7 gives "Item Not Found" dialog whenever I try to move/delete a folder or an archive. All I have to do is to click "Try Again" for the command to go through, but it's driving me insane. What's wrong with my 7? Sample dialog box in an attachment.



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11 May 2010   #2

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by higgins View Post
Hi all!

For some unknown reason, my 64-bit 7 gives "Item Not Found" dialog whenever I try to move/delete a folder or an archive. All I have to do is to click "Try Again" for the command to go through, but it's driving me insane. What's wrong with my 7? Sample dialog box in an attachment.
What folders are you trying to delete/move? Are you logged in as the administrator. What do you mean when you say move/delete an archive?
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12 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
What folders are you trying to delete/move?
As far as I can tell, it happens with all folders. Folders with images, documents and music/video files. I'm not trying to move system folders.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Are you logged in as the administrator.
I am.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
What do you mean when you say move/delete an archive
I mean the dialog pops up when I try to move the folder to another location (either by drag'n'drop or by cut'n'paste), or when I try to delete it. Same thing with zip archives (but not with rar). Individual images files for example, can be moved or deleted like normal. I'm assuming it's a folder issue and that Windows 7 treats zip files like folders.

Basically, I try to move the folder, dialog pops up stating item not found. If I click "cancel", the folder is not moved. If I click "try again", the folder is moved without any further glitches, except that I need to click "try again" separately for every folder I was moving. Same thing with deletion.

Edit: I also get the dialogue when renaming folders.
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30 May 2010   #4

Win7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Item not found (folder)

ImageBanana - error.jpg

This happens every time I try to copy a folder, when I OK it, it copies or moves it anyway but its pretty annoying especially when moving more then 1 folder...

I've heard from a similar problem where it was solved by un-installing a windows update, something about virtualizing but I checked, it wasnt installed at my machine.
In general I only update the critical marked stuff

Sys:
Windows 7 prof 64bit
hdd:
1 Sata (d & c)
4x USB ( g, h, i k)

chdisk finds no errors, problem occurs with every hd
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30 May 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've been pressing F5 a lot to try and get around this flaw.

Bye.
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30 May 2010   #6

Win7 Professional 64bit
 
 

This doesnt help, I can create a new folder > F5 or not > move it > error
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30 May 2010   #7

 

try unlocker to delete the folder
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30 May 2010   #8

Win7 Professional 64bit
 
 

thats not the problem, the stupid message every time is
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30 May 2010   #9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mister Moe View Post
thats not the problem, the stupid message every time is

is................?
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30 May 2010   #10

Win7 Professional 64bit
 
 

read post #1 & 4
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