Windows 10: File explorer chinese files names and phantom files.


  1. Posts : 13
    Windows 10 64 bit
       19 Aug 2015 #1

    File explorer chinese files names and phantom files.


    When I launch file explorer and get the home view, it is showing a bunch of filenames in Chinese characters (see attached screenshot) which it says are in the desktop folder. However there are no such files when I look at the desktop folder. WTF? I just ran MalwareBytes and it didn't find anything.Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.JPG 
Views:	5 
Size:	89.6 KB 
ID:	32530
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    23 Aug 2015 #2

    Hi There

    I have exactly the same problem - any chance that you perhaps already found the solution?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 13
    Windows 10 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       23 Aug 2015 #3

    Yeah according to this it could be a corrupted profile. I haven't tried it yet. If you do and it works please let me know.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    23 Aug 2015 #4

    cormanaz said: View Post
    Yeah according to this it could be a corrupted profile. I haven't tried it yet. If you do and it works please let me know.
    Thus far your solution seems to working: I created a new profile, accessed a couple of avi's and jpg's and the recents list seems to be working and in English. I am going to test it tonight and I will revert tomorrow with my findings.

    Awesome - thank you for your help "cormanaz"
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Using Windows 10 Home. This problem only happens if I'm performing a search. If I search within a folder for say *.* and then delete a file, the list of files does not refresh. The file remains listed even though it's been deleted. If I...
I installed Windows 10 last week as an upgrade from Windows 7, and the internet part is working good. But something with the file explorer didn't work. The Document, Pictures, Music, and Video files are still there, but the thumbnails load slowly,...
Hello kind strangers on the web! I have made an account specifically for this problem that I am having, and as this is my first time posting here I hope I'm doing this right! I have recently upgraded my Windows 7 to Windows 10, and whilst...
I work for a photographer and I need to be able to view large icons in an order that I control. At present, I am able to rearrange (photo) icons in whatever order I choose. But when I attempt to look at a sequence of images (one at a time, of...
A brief apology: I'm probably too old to mess with this stuff (pulling 80,) but I like to try. Please be patient with me, and ask for details if I am not stating my problem clearly. I have searched, but could not find this problem already...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:39.
Find Us