We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. This users change, create and delete files/folders. Create or modify a GPO with these settings: http://www.sitepoint.com/switch-off-thumbs-db-in-windows/ 3 Anaheim OP Blaz Jun 15, 2014 at 4:41 UTC Thank you, I'll try that first. 0 I bet that just opening a console and renaming from there would have worked, I wish I had thought of that first to verify. Source
If the issue persists, I'd recommend you to use Process Monitor to track the folder rename behavior. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell OP7010 OS Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) Memory 16GB Monitor(s) Displays 4 Dell 24" LCD Screen Resolution I hope this helps. So far I have enabled both "Turn off the display of thumbnails and only display icons on network folders" and "Turn off the display of thumbnails in hidden thumbs.db files" I
If it was still indexing the folder it did not allow access to it, if it was deleted it would reappear after a refresh. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 18 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions Why? DOS, Disk Operating System, was the pre-cursor Operating System to the Windows Operating System we know today.
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Anyways what worked for me was to use Unlocker: right-click the un-renamable folder, select Unlocker (assuming you have installed Unlocker of course); Unlocker said that it did not find any locks, Cannot Rename Folder In Use By Another Program Or the other way around. In our research we've found a common bug for Vista users that seems to transfer over to 2008, but not for us. You can make this a lot easier for yourself by choosing an email signature management solution from Exclaimer today.
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General Discussion Unable to rename music foldersThis problem has been with me a while and really drives me mad sometimes. Join Now I have a simple problem, but cannot find the reason for it. All rights reserved.
When "open-modify-save" files, the problem is not there. Thank you in advance! I have finally decided to write an article because this seems to get asked several times a day lately. Renaming folders on another machine again does not work. Best Regards DalePlease remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question.