1.    08 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 10 Pro

    Windows 10 Can Not rename New Folders

    My computer was recently updated to Windows 10 Pro version 1511 OS Build 10586.29
    I can not name New Folders.

    I can rename text or doc files.

    This is the error I receive
    Rename Folder

    Can't find the specified file
    Make sure you specify the correct path and file name

    The file or folder does not exist

    Any help appreciated
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  2.    08 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 53
    Win 10 preview

    Hi, how are you renaming them? I have no issue.
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  3.    08 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,372
    Windows 10 Pro X64 16299.19

    What folders, where are they located?
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  4.    08 Dec 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 141
    windows 10

    1) If you have Registry Workshop installed, open it. If not, open Regedit.exe. To open Regedit.exe: press Win+R (run dialog) and type in regedit -> OK
    2) Assuming Regedit is open. Click/Highlight (not double-click) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, - Open the File Menu and click Load Hive, - Locate the SOFTWARE hive you are using and type in a name, eg., _Temp1
    3) With the hive now loaded, open HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE key -> your hive name (_Temp1) -> then make your way to \Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderTypes. - Highlight the FolderTypes Folder -> right click -> Export -> Type a name -> Save - Do the same for \Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderTypes if your are on 64bit.
    4) Go back up to your hive name key (_Temp1) and close it. Then click it to highlight it. - Open the File Menu and click Unload Hive -> Yes
    5) Close Regedit
    6) Go to the reg file(s) you just exported and import by double-clicking it/them.
    7) Restart your computer
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