Windows 10: "unspecified error" on file explorer Solved


  1. Posts : 5
    Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
       16 Aug 2017 #1

    "unspecified error" on file explorer


    when i pin a partition, library, or anything else to the quick access, it doesn't pin. then it shows this error:

    "C:\Users\Ziad\Desktop

    Unspecified error"


    any solutions?
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  2. Posts : 5
    Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
    Thread Starter
       18 Aug 2017 #2

    ???
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  3. Posts : 1,015
    Windows 10 Professional
       18 Aug 2017 #3

    Here:
    Microsoft Community

    The link says to open cmd (doesn't state if to open it as Admin, but try both ways anyways). After you open cmd, paste this in there:
    del /F /Q %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations\*


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  4. Posts : 8,090
    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       18 Aug 2017 #4

    pepanee said: View Post
    Here:
    Microsoft Community

    The link says to open cmd (doesn't state if to open it as Admin, but try both ways anyways). After you open cmd, paste this in there:
    del /F /Q %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations\*
    Yes, I just found that too, but that deletes everything in 'Automatic Destinations' and would clear ALL jumplists, not just the one for Explorer.

    To clear just File Explorer's jump list (which includes 'Quick Access') you should delete:
    %appdata%\microsoft\windows\recent\AutomaticDestinations\f01b4d95cf55d32a.automaticDestinations-ms
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  5. Posts : 5
    Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
    Thread Starter
       18 Aug 2017 #5

    "The system cannot find the path specified"
    i guess that's because it only says %APPDATA%, not %APPDATA%\Local or LocalLow or Roaming.
    update: still doesn't work of putting these three folders after %APPDATA%.
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  6. Posts : 5
    Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
    Thread Starter
       18 Aug 2017 #6

    there's no folder called "Recent" on AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\.
    okay. nevermind about what i all said. there is actually a folder called "Recent" on that path. so i should just paste the path "%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations" on the file explorer.


    alright, this problem is fixed!
    i just manually deleted the file explorer jumplist file.
    thanks a lot.
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  7. Posts : 8,090
    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       19 Aug 2017 #7

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