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Windows 7: 0x8004005 Cannot Rename Folder

27 Jun 2010   #1
mooreted

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
0x8004005 Cannot Rename Folder

Using Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

When I try to create a folder on any profile I get this error:

An unexpected error is keeping you from renaming the folder:

0x8004005

If I click Try Again it works.


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27 Jun 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome

Run this once if no errors are found

Several times if errors are found.Cross fingers

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker[2]=Performance Maintenance
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28 Jun 2010   #3
mooreted

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Thanks.

The HD scan found no errors. I had to create a new profile and copy my files over and delete the corrupted profile. Everything is working fine now.

I'm really surprised since this was a clean install. I installed Windows updates, MS Security Essentials, Google Chrome, WoW and Steam. So it's not like I installed tons of strange software.

I hope 7 doesn't turn out to as buggy as Vista was.
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28 Jun 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I have been using 7 since the debut, in Oct. I have found now problems. Sometimes things can go wrong during installation, but I hope that you will be problem free from this point on.
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28 Jun 2010   #5
mooreted

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Well, that's good to hear. Thank you for your help.
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