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This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. dulce bellum inexpertis Reply Reply With Quote + Reply to Thread Quick Navigation Applications and Operating Systems Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Helen PurpleHelen, Feb 22, 2011 #1 Sponsor Paynesmanor Joined: May 14, 2006 Messages: 219 See if there is something in this thread that can help. Thank you so much. -SOLVED- (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google http://dekovsoft.com/cannot-rename/cannot-rename-folder-thumbs-db.html

If so you could do this then copy/paste "whatever" into the folder until you figure out your problem with renaming your folders. Vern They say technology slows down for no one. Your cache administrator is webmaster. To get to the XP safe mode You can follow these instructions: Windows XP Home Edition Click "Start".

Rather than fighting Microsoft, I just drag the folder onto the desktop where the rename option is available, rename the file, and then drag it back to where it belongs. Close any programs that might be using the file and try again" When creating a new folder at "Root" level (right click - new - folder - rename) I get the above error. Then attempt to delete it.3] If that fails, boot up into Safe Mode, find the folder and try to delete it from there.4] If all that doesn't remove it, go get Having in mind known issues with avi file being locked by media preview shell extension, it is possible that the thumbnail preparation process is being locked forever, so even after restart

If you did and it would not work, means one of the files is corrupted. Obviously I haven't tried to delete as I don't want this folder removed.2] If you still cannot delete it, try "Taking Ownership", using Microsoft's guidance here. Remember of course that "my documents" is tied to a specific user - if you're not that user - then you shouldn't be able to access the folders... (unless you're a In TM on the Processes tab, find explorer.exe and click on End Process.

Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Option C. 1. This started a while ago but he can't recall having made any changes which might have caused it (he doesn't mess with his computer much, as it does not interest him I figure its because my wallet isn't light enough yet.

If you are talking about the "C:\Documents and Settings\" folder you have a few options for dealing with it: Option A. 1. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP How Do I rename a Windows System Folder (7 BTW, I wasn't able to figure how to start XP in safe mode. Join Now This is not a huge deal since it is ONE pc and we have work around, but I was just curious what you guys think is going on here.

I have no idea what is going on. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/85340-45-rename-file-folder Is Rename this folder listed under File and Folder tasks? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? The short deep beep.

FAT or NTFS?   0 OP Myshell Nov 13, 2008 at 10:24 UTC Here is the info from the other post, this is a dupe but I'm going http://dekovsoft.com/cannot-rename/cannot-rename-folder-in-vista-home.html Legendary South Australia PSN:GTP_Legendary724 Sep 26, 2009 #4 Sureboss You logged on as administrator?Click to expand... Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Just a note.

Select "Restart". You may need to break the inheritance rules to get it to be modifyable. 0 Tabasco OP Chris65555 Jan 12, 2012 at 12:17 UTC As Scott said, It yeti PSN:yeti_c Sep 27, 2009 #11 Legendary724 It says I am already administrator and the only account on this computer. http://dekovsoft.com/cannot-rename/cannot-rename-folder-in-vista-32-bit.html This might be something like Google Desktop that has the file locked for reading to index - just an example and not necessarily your case.

C. Help Desk » Inventory » Monitor » Community » Home Windows XP - File Rename Error by BBKing2010 on Jan 12, 2012 at 10:37 UTC | Windows 0Spice Down Next: Redirect Open User Accounts and create a new user with the correct name. 2.

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Try my fix all command sfc /scannow you can put that right into the run dialog. (it may ask for the windows CD) This checks DLLs and makes sure they aren't Using the search feature of Process Explorer, search for the file name. Topic is called "Windows XP - File Rename Error", so I guess not :)    D'oh!  That's what I get for skimming! 0 Jalapeno OP BBKing2010 Jan 12, Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Who's Online Blogs Latest Activity Forum PC Hardware and Tech Applications

Sometimes cannot rename folder/file after creation (Win2008 file server) Can't Rename Files or Folders on Windows Server 2012 R2 (64bit)   14 Replies Ghost Chili OP talon63 Nov I didnt know that you could find it on disk like that. Had another idea for a work-round - if we can create and rename folders in Shared Documents (where rename seems to appear OK), maybe we can do that and then copy http://dekovsoft.com/cannot-rename/cannot-rename-folder-access-is-denied.html Here is an example of my problem.

If he waits some time after moving the file into the folder, can he then rename it? 0 Jalapeno OP Bradd Irving Jan 12, 2012 at 4:08 UTC No, create an account now. I unchecked Read Only but also unchecked the option to index this folder (remember, it's NTFS). It cannot be moved or renamed.

I really need your help because it is seriously bugging me. All rights reserved. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Thanks for all the replies :) Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top jd2066 Posts: 3814 This post has been reported.

Reply Reply With Quote February 26th, 2003,01:55 PM #6 osprey4 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Ultimate Member Join Date Oct 2001 Location South Jersey Posts 11,363 Ok, It is very powerful, and you can easily delete the wrong folder, rendering the OS unworkable.I hope that helps.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Can't rename or delete Legendary South Australia PSN:GTP_Legendary724 Sep 27, 2009 #8 yeti Can you rename folders elsewhere? Found MS KB art #326815, which describes the problem perfectly.

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