Cannot rename new folder in directory in vista

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by noels7, Dec 2, 2006.

  1. noels7

    noels7 OSNN One Post Wonder Political User

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    Hi

    Since receiving my copy of Vista Ultimate I have, after much tweaking experienced no problems. System very stable and am I impressed.

    For some reason which I have been unable to find a solution cropped up today.

    I can create a new folder in any directory, but when I attempt to rename that folder an error dialog box appears which says the file or folder does not exist and naturally I am unable to rename. I can delete the titled New Folder.

    I was able to perform normal renaming of folders previously (yesterday) and nothing has changed - no installation of new programs etc. System has been checked and no trojans/viruses/malware detected. Not using IE7.

    Any assistance /advice would be appreciated.

    Regards

    noels7
     
  2. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    You mentioned tweaking, what did you do?
     
  3. noels7

    noels7 OSNN One Post Wonder Political User

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    Thanks for your reply.

    Nothing of note. Just using classic start menu , windows explorer opening as per-%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,c:. Everything was working for days then this. I dont use system restore but ghost to backup hd. Have been doing this for years-never a problem. This problem somehow occcured from when I last renamed a folder yesterday and I ghosted later in the day as problem still exists when I restored my ghosted hd in an attempt to cure the problem.

    I have UAC disabled from basically from day1 (drove me nuts)

    Hope you can assist.

    Regards

    noels7