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Windows 7: Renaming folders

13 Aug 2010   #11

Windows 10 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kenC View Post
When you say 'reproduce the issue' - where do I start and stop? From clicking on 'New Folder' to the point where the folder is actually made ?

It's one in the morning here now - I'll look in again when I've had a few hours sleep.
Read your original post - do that while process monitor is running, the whole thing.

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17 Aug 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1

Well, this problem went away as suddenly as it arrived. I've hung back from posting in case it came back - but so far, so good.

pusspa: Your solution didn't work for me.

karlsnooks: Tried scannow in safe mode, made no difference, but it did at least run.

Thanks to everyone for their help.
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