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Windows 7: Windows Update Affects Moving & Renaming Folders

29 Apr 2010   #1
Medulla

7 ULTIMATE x64
 
 
Windows Update Affects Moving & Renaming Folders

Hi ...

New updates been up 2day and after downloading , installing n restart , I got a weird issue when tryin to rename a folder or move it then i get this : " Could not find this item" "There is no longer located in (Directory) verify the item's location and try again" . And when i click verify again then it works ! same when moving a folder ... hope that u guyz could help me fixin this , thx in advance .


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29 Apr 2010   #2
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Well I'm no help, but I've had that happen to me now and then at random times simce installing W7.

I never have figured out the real problem, but it's like there is a disconnect betweeen explorer and the real state of the file system occasionally and sometimes you are being shown wrong information. Then when you try to act on it (like deleting a file that really isn't there, either because it has not finished copying or it was already deleted) you get that error.

It usualy goes away by itself or sometimes after a restart.

It hasn't gotten any worse on my machine lately and am up to date. Only happens like once a month to me though.
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29 Apr 2010   #3
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

See here also (thus far unresolved I think):
[Need Help] Unable to rename/move folders!
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29 Apr 2010   #4
Medulla

7 ULTIMATE x64
 
 

yup it's not working :S , just uninstalled (KB980408) n nothin changed ...
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29 Apr 2010   #5
kenC

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1
 
 

I set Explorer to open with my User folder and yesterday I noticed it was opening with Documents. I tried to get it back how I wanted and finally tried System Restore which worked. However, the latest 4 windows updates went, so I installed them again and now Explorer is opening at Documents again....grrrrrr!

I also had the OP's problem when opening music files in iTunes.....told me it couldn't find them and then was OK on the retry.

Edited to add: Got rid of all 4 updates and am now back to normal.

Anyone know which update is causing this?
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03 May 2010   #6
xgman

win7
 
 

Same crap here/ Not sure which update caused it. Can't get rid of it even with system restore. Uninstalling the updates didn't fix it. back to Ghost from image and try again I guess.
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03 May 2010   #7
xgman

win7
 
 

trial and error re-trace shows me that it is KB980408

I'm going to try this towards the end of this page:

[MSUPDATE KB980408]Warning To All Win7 x64 Users. - Page 2 - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net
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04 May 2010   #8
kenC

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1
 
 

Thanks - I installed all the updates except KB980408 and everything is still fine. That must be the problem one as you say, although it doesn't seem to be affecting everyone.
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04 May 2010   #9
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

yeah I double checked this on my machine last night and see no problem (nothing repeatable). Though as I said I've had this issues 4-5 individual times since installing...
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04 May 2010   #10
xgman

win7
 
 

It may be 64bit? Only other similarities are Office 2010 installed. I had 3 win7 64bit boxes and all 3 had this bug and were fixed using the reg file above. MS should pull this update fast and apologize for this mess. If I hadn't stumbled on that thread, I would be SOL.
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