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Windows 7: Can not rename files on C drive in Windows explorer

15 Sep 2017   #11

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)

The desktop UI. And it is "explore", not "explorer". Try killing "explore" in Task Manager, and you'll see everything disappear.

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15 Sep 2017   #12

win 7 pro x64

As I stated before, there is no "explore" running on my system, and hence no such thing appears in task manager. If, however, I kill all running "explorer"s, the desktop will go blank until I run "explorer.exe" again.
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16 Sep 2017   #13

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

There is however a proces explorer.exe in the windows folder.
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19 Sep 2017   #14

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Download Unlocker, which will do it next time in less time. It works in the rt-click menu.
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