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Windows 7: multiple duplicate network folder entries in explorer

30 Jan 2012   #1

W 7 Professional SP1 64-bit 6.1.7601
multiple duplicate network folder entries in explorer

Shared folders get multiple listings in explorer, e.g. Fonts, Fonts~1, Fonts~2 etc.

It doesn't matter how often I delete/unshare, they keep coming back. See attached screenshot.

It happens with ordinary shares ans NetworkMagic ones.

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18 Feb 2012   #2

windows 7 home premium 32bit

Hello, I have encountered the same problem occuring both on the network and in my win7 machine. This is happening on a xp server, and android device as well.

Wish I had an answer but I don't at this time. On the xp server you can just delete the unwanted folders, I have not found that to be as easy on the win7 machine.
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20 Feb 2012   #3

W 7 Professional SP1 64-bit 6.1.7601

I have not solved the problem, but have made some progress.
I deleted all the shares, created by Windows or by Network Magic, rebooted and then recreated the shares I needed. Since then I've had no duplication appearing in Explorer on other computers. However using Network Magic's list of shared folders all the duplicates have reappeared again (MyDocument~nn is now up to 12 and Fonts~n to 05) so it still looks as if temporary files are not being deleted.
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