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Windows 7: HomeGroup Directories don't REFRESH in Explorer x64

27 Dec 2009   #1
Yachats

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HomeGroup Directories don't REFRESH in Explorer x64

I don't think my HomeGroup directories (shared with homegroup pc's) even when no homegroup pc's are logged in, get refreshed properly in Explorer(x64). When I delete a file in a homegroup directory it does actually delete but the screen doesn't refresh to display that the file is gone. Other non-homegroup directory refresh instantly.
Hitting refresh in Explorer does show that the file is gone.
Anyone else have this issue ? Is it a MS bug ?


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27 Dec 2009   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

There is a reason for this. Remember that the library folders only point to the actual file and isn't the actual file itself. When you delate things from the library you will not get the results you want unless you go into the actual file location where the file resides.

For instance, to properly delate a music file you would need to go into "user name" "my music", not the library but the actual file location, and delate it from there. You will then notice that the file was removed from the libray folder on all machines. The empty folder will remain but the file will be gone from all library's.
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