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Problems deleting, moving, renaming files. VERY irritatin for a new OS

Q: Problems deleting, moving, renaming files. VERY irritatin for a new OS

I googled this problem and found this forum but the for a files. VERY new Problems OS deleting, renaming irritatin moving, thread is older and does not address the problem I'm on a network where I keep my files but I'm very aware of whether or not these might be open elsewhere From time to time at any old time of the day randomly it seems in other words I'll go in and try to arrange rename or get rid of files Problems deleting, moving, renaming files. VERY irritatin for a new OS and I'll get quot The action can't be completed because the file is open in Windows Explorer Close file and try again quot Except that the file ISN'T open anywhere I had this frustrating experience again just a moment ago so I went online to find this forum I didn't recall how the above message was quite worded so I went back to the same file and this time it allowed me to delete it Miffed I tried another and it worked again I tried yet another and this time I got the message This particular file I'm trying to delete hasn't been open for months Any Problems deleting, moving, renaming files. VERY irritatin for a new OS ideas

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A: Problems deleting, moving, renaming files. VERY irritatin for a new OS

Are you using any media managing applications?
Have you tried setting the view to details instead of thumbnail?

Both of these could result in the system claiming the files are in use.
There is also an application I have personally found useful in detailing why files are 'locked'
Download Unlocker 1.9.1 - FileHippo.com

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So b asically whenever I try and delete or move a file I m problem and renaming Deleting, moving assuming Deleting, renaming and moving problem the deleting problem is rooted in the moving problem since deletion is just moving to the recylcing bin that progress bar either fills up the entire way and doesn t go or it just keeps calculating how long it will take or w e and that light green bar that hyperactively keeps moving well keeps moving and never ends I have to restart explorer exe from the task manager and then when Deleting, renaming and moving problem I go back it s all done So I can delete and move files but that progress bar just never leaves When I rename a file the window I do it in locks up So if it is desktop the desktop locks up If it is my personal folder the personal folder locks up Like moving deleting I have to restart explorer exe I downloaded Unlocker and it told me none of my files are locked up I can delete stuff with it just fine but that s because it deletes it off the face of the earth and not move it to the recycling bin The same problem happens when I move it though but when I rename a file using it the moving problem occurs bar fills up and just stops This is a huge problem because it means I can t delete files using non-explorer programs like mediamonkey and it also means that everytime someone sends me something through MSN my MSN locks up because it tries to move the file Also when I install some things it can t fully install because it can either not delete a file or it can t move it So yeah thanks P S Yes I have restarted nbsp

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Ok im having a problem with my network. I am an accessing a pc on the network, if I rename a file or copy a file the change wont show up unless I refresh the screen. Does anyone know how I could fix this?
 

A:Moving, renaming files on another pc

Won't show up, or doesn't show up as quickly as you would like?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/moving-renaming-files-on-another-pc.467475/
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A:Deleting or Renaming Music Files

You could try unlocker.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/deleting-or-renaming-music-files.587730/
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Hi there What i describe below doesn't always happen but it does lots of times let's say I delete a folder it will tell me that problem and Renaming and files folders deleting access is denied a program is using it to solve that I have to open another Renaming and deleting folders and files problem folder or click on an image then go back to the folder I want to delete Renaming and deleting folders and files problem and delete it That's annoying Annoyance Renaming this is all over the network here's what I do Open randomly named folder to check content Go back up one folder level to rename the folder according to content ERROR Folder is in use by another program not specified please try again Try opening another folder and then going back again to rename originally wanted folder sometimes it works Wait - minutes before renaming Okay no wait I just tried to rename a folder without even going into the folder ERROR quot The action can't be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program Close the folder or file and try again quot That's very very annoying W ultimate x Thanks in advance

A:Renaming and deleting folders and files problem

  
Quote: Originally Posted by antoniomc


Hi there

What i describe below doesn't always happen but it does lots of times:
let's say I delete a folder.... it will tell me that access is denied, a program is using it.... to solve that, I have to open another folder, or click on an image, then go back to the folder I want to delete, and delete it. That's annoying.

Annoyance #2: Renaming (this is all over the network) here's what I do:

1. Open randomly named folder to check content.
2. Go back up one folder level to rename the folder according to content.
3. ERROR!!! Folder is in use by another program (not specified), please try again
4. Try opening another folder and then going back again to rename originally wanted folder... sometimes it works.
5. Wait 5-10 minutes before renaming.



Okay... no wait!! I just tried to rename a folder without even going into the folder....ERROR!! "The action can't be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program. Close the folder or file and try again."

That's very very annoying
W7 ultimate x64
Thanks in advance.


Hi AntonioMC! Welcome to SevenForums! Have you got any back-up software running (e.g. Acronis True Image,Norton Ghost etc.)? As this may be using the files.

Thanks,
ZeshanA
If I helped, click the scales above my post and click I Approve.

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A:Right-click hangs when deleting/renaming files

Have you hear the noise every since you got the PC? DO you run Anti Spyware and Anti Adware programs on you system weekly? When is the last time the Anti Virus program was updated? Have you tried Checkdisk/Scan Disk to be sure there are no errors on the HDD? Have you deleted Temp files and cache files? When is the last time you defragged the HDD?
 

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I do not want to start a new thread hence I am dropping my comments here.

My Windows explorer was preventing me from renaming and deleting files and it was quite a pain until I discovered this thread: Windows Explorer hangs when deleting or renaming files

Problem solved!

p/s: I joined this forum just to say thanks, very much appreciated help!

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here.
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Regards, Patrick

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A:Windows 7 Professional Hangs when deleting or Renaming Files...

For starters, try this free tool:  http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html
Disable all of the non-Windows extensions, reboot and see if that helps.
If it does, re-enable ½ of them at a time to figure out where the problem lies.

Also, Please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on Administrative Events
- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
- save the file as Admin.evtx
- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/577589/windows-7-professional-hangs-when-deleting-or-renaming-files/
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A:Governing files & Can UAC Block/Warn Before File Moving/Renaming?

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A:Deleting/moving files without affecting other users.

To move or delete files w/o affecting others is to copy the the file(s) to the other user(s) profiles in C:\Users\<username>\Desktop. Then remove the original files in C:\Users\Public\Desktop.
 

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A:Problem deleting / moving big files with Win7

Yea i had the same problem but my files were small like 50 mb all up

but ahh i renamed the files then sent em to the recycle bin and it worked
so i was like yea

dont knw if it will help but ya

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I would be very worried about Waterfox if a registry fiddle dumb has to be used to get it to work properly. If it was my computer I would remove all of it and wait for Mozilla to get it fixed.

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A:moving/deleting files, needing Admin permission not working

You need to open Windows Explorer, then right click on the folder or even C:\ drive to take over Security permissions.  See http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-files/how-do-i-change-folder-and-file-permissions/465f2b42-63dd-4486-8dd1-c870290efeed

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A:Slow performance when opening folders, moving, copying and deleting files

How large is your profile? To find out:

1) Open Windows Explorer

2) Navigate to C:\Documents and Settings

3) Right click on your username and select properties

If the Size is more than 100GB, I'd strongly suggest either deleting stuff you don't need or moving stuff that you to use often to some sort of "archive" folder outside of your profile.

Let me know if this helps. If not, we'll look a little deeper into the issue.

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Hi Ken, Have you added any programs, or did updates just prior to the start of your problem?

BTW, "Welcome to the Seven Forums."

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A:problems renaming files

You can try doing it from a command prompt. If the file names are very long (>255), then you masy have better luck using the "command" console rather than the "cmd" one. Rename the files first with old 8.3 DOS names and then rename them from within Windows.

Start by going to Start > Run, and typing:
cmd <Enter>

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-renaming-files.346319/
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A:FOLDERS -RENAMING and Moving

it seems that you've either got a file open in another program, or at least windows or some other software thinks you have.

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a reboot always worked for me.

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A:Strange problem with renaming/deleting

Note: Before you make any changes to the registry, please back it up using ERUNT. Directions are here: ERUNT - How to backup and restore Windows XP registry

Click Start, type regedit in the box and hit Enter.
Right click HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT and click Find.
Type dontrefresh in the search box and hit Enter.

You will see the value called DontRefresh, right click it to change the value, set it to 0.

Restart your computer

From post by Kirsch: Solved - Desktop refresh

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A:Deleting and Renaming User Accounts

Hello Kev, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Yes, once you delete the old user account from User Accounts, you can safely delete it from C:\Users\(user name).

User Account - Delete

The only way to rename the C:\Users\(user name) folder is to create a new user account with a different name than the old one. If you want the same name as the old one, then it will require to create one dummy one to be able to work in, delete the old one, create another new one with the name you wanted, then delete the dummy one.

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A:Difficulty renaming/deleting folders (TRY AGAIN or CANCEL)

I'm wondering if an antivirus program has set itself a little too assertive -- scanning each and every file over and over?

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A:Have to manually refresh after renaming/moving/creating new folder etc

Does this behavior also occur in Safe Mode ?

Regardless of the answer to that question.
Please run this scan as well.
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Hi -

Try the file deletions and renames in SAFEMODE.

Is there anything special about these files - what are some of the names of them and what folders are they located in?

Regards. . .

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Well, what is the file? Sometimes it's hard to delete files that may be part of a virus, in which case I recommend using a anti-virus program and scanning the file. You can use AVG, http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl_free.php to do that. Also, is it a Windows file?
 

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Hello Blaine,

Welcome to Vista Forums.

Have you always had this problem with this install? If the problem just started, you could try restoring to a point before the problem started. Info here if needed: System Restore - How to

If you have always had this problem you might try a system file check: System Files - SFC Command

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Hi, welcome to the forums .exe files are executables they are programs what are you trying to do? You need to use programs and features to remove installed programs many entries are written to the registry and these must be removed, for a program to uninstall.

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Try downloading and scanning with malwarebytes.
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Have you emptied the Recycle Bin? The file is still on the drive when in the bin.
 

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A:Laptop problems after running RAV antivirus and deleting infected files.

Now that you have recovered your pst file, you are ok.

The infected attachments are in that pst file. Simply look into the pst file for those emails/attatchments and delete them.

If your email is not scanned while coming into the pst file, never let an av touch them inside the pst file. Let the av find them, but don't let it touch them.

Open outlook and search for files with those attachment names and delete them. (Hold shift down while deleting to avoid the deleted items folder).

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Edit:
Your computer should not be "infected", just those emails. With the bagle variants, your av won't run right. So your computer shouldn't be infected, just holding files that could infect you.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f284/laptop-problems-after-running-rav-antivirus-and-deleting-infected-files-16430.html
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A:Problems deleting large number of files - painfully slow....

Hello rgames,

See if this helps Permanently Delete - Add to Context Menu

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A:Error ("Item not found") when moving/renaming folder in explorer

Where are you moving the files to which directory, which drive? How much space is lift on the drive you are moving the files to? Try copying the files then pasting them or drag and drop them. Also try moving the files in chunks not in big segments of 10GB or more. Perform a CHKDSK /F on all drives.
Go to "Start" type in CMD located CMD.exe right click on CMD.exe then select "Run As Administrator" at the command prompt type in then hit enter...


Code:
CHKDSK /F
type in Y for yes then manually reboot.

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A:"Item Not Found" when Moving or Renaming

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/82704-item-not-found-when-moving-renaming.html
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A:Problem Deleting And Moving File

Hi darren, what type of file is it? e.g.exe or mpeg ect ect

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Not really.

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A:Help needed! Deleting XP and moving win7

I honestly would suggest that you simply wipe the entire hard drive with KillDisk and re-install Windows 7 and start over.

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KillDisk - http://www.killdisk.com/downloadfree.htm

Make bootable KillDisk ISO CD w/ ImgBurn -
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A:Deleting/Moving/Pasting progress bar won't go away!

Clean out temp files - Download CCleaner 3.04.1389 - FileHippo.com

Defrag HDD - Download Defraggler 2.03.282 - FileHippo.com

If problem continues, boot into SAFEMODE and try file copy. Tap F8 key repeatedly during boot-up.

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jcgriff2

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i just tried to defragment and it would not allow
 

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see attached image to see what i mean

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A:Deleting, Moving, Copying,creating issues

Boot into SAFEMODE and try copy there. Does same issue occur?

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A:Moving and deleting OS on triple-boot setup

You cannot delete D because it`s the Active partition and has the system files on it.

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Why is there a gap between C and H, please post an unedited shot of Disk Management.

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A:renaming files

NOTE: I may be incorrect but try this(I think I am incorrect, but its worth a shot).

just change the ".something" to .mp3

EXAMPLE: metallica.avi, delete ".avi", type ".mp3"
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/renaming-files.36716/
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A:Renaming files

If this is a common thing for you, might I suggest a completely different approach.
Introduction - Bulk Rename Utility

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A:Renaming files

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A:Renaming Files

  
Quote: Originally Posted by AlexRD


Ok, so there are two options: You can either make windows show file extensions like file.exe, or you can have it hide known extensions, like file . What bothers me, is why isn't there an option that hides everything but click to rename it, the extension shows up?

Is this possible?

Thanks,
Alex.


Alex, I don't believe that I have ever seen that. I firmly believe that the default should be to show file extensions instead of hide them. Big mistake and a great opening for the virus and trojan creators..

Just my opinion..

Rich

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A:Renaming files

Best freeware I have found so far,

http://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Main_Intro.php
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/renaming-files.860264/
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A:renaming files

You can't unless you rename them individually. The Explorer will always append a number to your name when you rename several in one strike.

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Hi
I am trying to completely rename an exe file using Resource Hacker. In the "version info" group there is the following information (shown with my edits in bold below). The problem is that although the filename, file description and icons are now the way i want, the name of the window that opens is still not changed.

Is there anything ive missed? Thanks for the help


Code:
1 VERSIONINFO
FILEVERSION 1,0,0,609
PRODUCTVERSION 1,0,0,609
FILEOS 0x4
FILETYPE 0x0
{
BLOCK "StringFileInfo"
{
BLOCK "040904B0"
{
VALUE "CompanyName", "Sibelius Software"
VALUE "FileDescription", "Sibelius 6"
VALUE "FileVersion", "01.00.00.0609"
VALUE "InternalName", "Sibelius 6"
VALUE "LegalCopyright", "Copyright (C) 2003"
VALUE "OriginalFilename", "Sibelius 6.exe"
VALUE "ProductName", "Sibelius 6"
VALUE "ProductVersion", "01.00.00.0609"
VALUE "FileName", "Sibelius 6"
}
}

BLOCK "VarFileInfo"
{
VALUE "Translation", 0x0409 0x04B0
}
}

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