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Windows 7: GROD in only one folder, can't delete/move/rename files in it

01 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home 64bit
GROD in only one folder, can't delete/move/rename files in it

Hello guys,

I've read this forum so many times and I'm usually good at finding solutions on the web by browsing forums and articles but now ...can't fix this I hope someone will be able to help me

I have a acer aspire 7750G-6634 laptop, 8gb of ram, 2 HDs, i5, windows 7 home (the one that came with the laptop)

Here's how things started.

Camtasia created a 50+ gb file on my D drive, I struggled to get the file to work but it seems like it was corrupted (couldn't use it) so I deleted it. Since then I started seeing the green ribbon of death when I was browsing folders on my D. It was always getting worse and worse, until one day I couldn't move/copy/delete any files that was on my D. Then I rebooted and my D drive disappeared :s

I was able to remove it, 30 minutes in the freezer, then I was able to connect it and save some files (maybe 75% of the files), then can't access it anymore.

I bought a new HD from newegg (Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache 2.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Notebook Hard Drive -Bare Drive - OEM) and put the new one to replace the one that died.

So far so good, but now I see that green ribbon again, but only on my D and only in my "Downloads" folder, the other folders on the D seems to be fine. I can't delete or modify any files in the Download folder.

I'm scared this HD will die as well, I don't want to buy another one again.

Do you know what can be causing that? Can it be a corrupted file? If yes, how can I find it?

I read on a lot of forums, and tried all of the steps below

*Scanned with Superantispyware
*Scanned with AVG2012
*Replaced AVG2012 with AVAST (Had issue with AVG before and I read it could be the cause of the issue)
*Scanned with Avast
*Scanned with SlimDrivers and updated the 15 drivers that were out of date
*Scanned with Emergency Kit (scan never finishes scanning, get stuck at 97% on 3 different files on the D drive so far)
*Checkdisk on both drives (C and D) 3 times (when booting the PC) 4-5 hours each time
*Defraged both disks
*Uninstalled Camtasia + many other softwares that I installed when the issue started (approx.)
*Used CCleaner and cleaned the registry and other files
*Tried to use Xplorer2 instead of windows explorer = same issue

I'm ready to try any suggestions to fix this.

Thanks for reading

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 May 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home 64bit

Now after all those scans and the registry clean, I access the folder, the green bar appears only after like 10 seconds, before that I can do anything, then it appears again and I'm stuck with the same issue
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 GROD in only one folder, can't delete/move/rename files in it

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