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Windows 7: Existing folders get auto-renamed

06 Jan 2013   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I normally don't like to post on very old threads like this, but I wanted to let people know that skydiver123 is not alone, I had a similar problem today (also on win 7 Home Premium). I r-clicked my desktop, clicked "New-folder" and named the folder temp. Windows gave me a notification about over righting something, so, not to lose any data, I clicked cancel. I re-made the folder, named it something else, and ignored it. Only afterwards I noticed that about half of my other desktop items had been renamed temp(2) temp(3) temp(4) ect. I have been unable to recreate the problem, but it seems like the same problem skydiver123 had.

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