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Windows 7: Trouble renaming folders, always get folder or file is open ?

08 Aug 2011   #11
fourzerofive

Windows 7 Enterprise 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fourzerofive View Post
I just go contol+Alt+Del open windows task manager click on services tab then stop the windows media player network sharing service.

This is just for my media files of course.


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28 Oct 2011   #12
Cosbie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

OK, here's what works for me:

1. Explorer/Tools/Folder Options/View

2. From 'Advanced Settings' (list box in View tab), check the 'Always show icons never thumbnails' check box and click 'Apply'

This works for me. The reason given to me was that that if you set Explorer to display thumbnails, it will automatically open all of them in the folder you are viewing. The 'program' that has them open is MS Picture Manager.

The downside of not displaying thumbnails is that your pictures won't display automatically. You will have to right click on the file and select 'Preview'

Hope it works for you
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