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Windows 7: Cannot Rename File (File Name Changes Back)

25 Nov 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
Cannot Rename File (File Name Changes Back)

I am sorting my music library by the artist and renaming the files one by one.
After a while, I notice some small shift while working; some of the renamed files would 'disappear' and return to the top.

So it was like:
> 01 - title here
> 02 - title here
> singer - title


> 01 - title here
> singer - title
> singer - title


> 01 - title here
> 02 - title here
> singer - title


Is there any way to stop this before I pull all my hair out? It's just so frustrating!

Some things to take note:
> I was not listening to any of the songs nor opening WMP
> well I listened to the renamed file tho
> after listening, the other file got affected, not the file I was listening to.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks in advance!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Nov 2014   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Renaming will not happen if a song file is read-only.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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