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Windows 7: Can not rename files in a library directory

19 Jan 2018   #1
BrassCat

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Can not rename files in a library directory

Hello the board, I was trying to clean up some filenames in subdirectory under a Win7 library. The names change back within a dozen seconds or so. I opened properties for one of these files and changed it to R/W instead of read only. It made no differenc3e, the new name reverts back to the previous name. I am doing this as an admin. There must be a correct way to do this, but I find myself fighting the system! Please help.

Thanks, Stan


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19 Jan 2018   #2
DMHolt57

Win7 Home Premium x64 W10Pro&Home
 
 

A library directory is a jump point, right click on the file and see if you have an option to view file location. :)
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19 Jan 2018   #3
BrassCat

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I know the location, and am attempting the rename in its actual directory. As a double check on what you have offered, I just checked it again, within properties. I am in the correct directory.

Thanks, Stan
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