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WINDOWS 10 B10240.B10532: Folder does not refresh and views old file names sized at 0KB. Is it Windows 10 or Acrobat 11 at fault?

Q: WINDOWS 10 B10240.B10532: Folder does not refresh and views old file names sized at 0KB. Is it Windows 10 or Acrobat 11 at fault?

Windows Folder will not refresh Either it is Windows x B and B OR Acrobat when using nbsp their 'Convert' button an Acrobat nbsp add-on in Internet Explorer The associated nbsp Window Explorer folder lists existing and old now non-existing PDF nbsp files the file list keeps expanding The Convert button nbsp coverts nbsp a Web page to a PDF file Typically I use the Desktop to store the PDF after not it old does at Windows Acrobat and Folder file 10 names Is B10240.B10532: refresh 10 WINDOWS 11 views 0KB. fault? or sized at conversion and then either delete that file or move it to an alternate folder for archiving On WINDOWS 10 B10240.B10532: Folder does not refresh and views old file names sized at 0KB. Is it Windows 10 or Acrobat 11 at fault? pressing the Convert button an Explorer Window appears which allow for renaming and selecting nbsp a folder to store the PDF It is this window that nbsp is not refresh and F has no effect also The nbsp non-existing PDF files are nbsp sized as quot KB quot and the list is getting larger At one point I actually nbsp had six real nbsp PDF's and the Explorer Windows listed and additional nbsp files phantom PDF's
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Windows does not maintain such a log.
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A:Folder views don't refresh automatically

I can't explain it. What happens if you restore the defaults in the folder options?
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A:Windows Vista Won't Show File and Folder Names


At some point you appear to have customised this folder?

Click on the Sort by option (First picture & see if the options are the same as mine?
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A:File Explorer Sort File names With Sub-Folder names

I don't know of a way to get Windows Explorer to do it. But XPlorer2 is supposed to have that sorting mode.
Edit: scroll down to "Folders sorted" in the table.

Edit2: Here's a Tutorial how to disable auto-arrange in W8:
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A:Windows XP Folder Views

Go to: Tools -> Folder Options -> select "View" tab -> click "Apply to All Folders"

This will make all folders viewed the way your current folder is set up.

As far as I know, this cannot be different for different heiarchies of folders (ie: it is global)
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A:Windows XP Folder views

XP forgets your folder view settings?
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From Kelly's site :
Go to - Start/Run/Regedit and Delete these two keys, reboot then re-set your folder options.


If you prefer not to deal with the registry, you can use the edit from here:

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If its a registered copy, best place to ask would be in Acrobat forum at Adobe probably.

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A:Solved: Folder Views Constantly Changing In Microsoft Windows Vista

Hi there,

Open 'Explorer', set the icons etc exactly how you want

Press 'Alt' in Explorer, top left, tool bar options will appear. Click on 'Tools', 'Folder Options', middle tab 'View', then top left click 'Apply to Folders'.

It should then apply the current view to all of your Explorer folders and sub folders, shouldn't have any more problems. If you do, re-post here

Thanks, Danny
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The other problem is that file association does not save chosen programs, and won't even open files at all when 'Open with' is used. If I click 'Change...' (Opens with) under a file's properties, it allows me to choose a program. After choosing, nothing changes. Similarly to the first problem, I have tried every solution I can find and all have failed.

of course the option will change depending on the file type.
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The $MSI31Uninstall_KB893803v2$ folder for example stores the uninstall information for the "Windows Installer Hotfix"
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A:Windows Explorer Doesn't Like Folder Names

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I would also like to do so for the very same reason.
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A:Windows Explorer left-pane not showing changes to folder names

Hi CorrsFan

I think this is just a part of it being a Beta still. I have tried to delete the HomeGroup section, and while it goes for awhile as soon as it refreshes it's back. Just like some sections of the Registry is locked out and some permissions can't be changed, these things will all be sorted out by RC1. Renaming any system item is locked down in the registry and Left (Navigation) Pane items seem to be a part of this lockout.

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Looks like HEX to me.
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A:Vista Missing File and Folder names

<<I have ran combofix just in case the registry was corrupted.>> malware tool, it is not designed to be used to attempt modification of the Windows registry.

For your information: ComboFix usage, Questions, Help - Look here -

I'll move this to the BC Am I Infected forum, where the more knowledgeable will try to assist you .

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Hold SHIFT and switch into "Thumbnail" view.
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Here's a kludge... a cumbersome, inelegant workaround.

Rather than asking the system to search for a name (that it doesn't like), you tell it to tell you all of the names it has and then you stop when you find the one that matches what you want.
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Are you logging on as an Admin?
Try CHKDSK again.

Start | Run | CMD

cd "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents"
md C:\Backup
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A:Folder view - list (file names cut off)

Quote: Originally Posted by Cyphon

Anyone else have this problem with long file names?
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In Vista and previous versions of Windows after switching to list view you could just hit refresh and the cut off file names would appear and the invisible list columns would maximize accordingly.

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Maybe its because your viewing it in libraries? See if it acts the way you want it to in a normal folder.
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Could you go to regedit (windows key and R, type regedit)
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Take a snapshot of that page or tell me what the value of these two keys are.
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Hello Jow, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might try applying METHOD THREE in the tutorial below to reset all the folder view settings to see if that can help fix this for you.

Windows Explorer Folder View settings

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Your image doesn't display for me by the way...
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Tree E:\ /A /F >"%Userprofile%\Desktop\Tree.txt"
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Have a look at this post.
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A DOS "for /f" loop should do the trick, although changing the filename extension for the output to do everything in one line escapes me at the moment.

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Have you got this update:

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