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  1.    5 Days Ago #1
    Join Date : Apr 2016
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    Win 10 Ent. x64

    After Update , Folder/File Rename issue


    Hello,

    My windows 10 just got an update for v1709,
    after that,
    Got an issue , Rename folder/file command is not working in any drive (HDD also USB) , but on desktop/userfolder its working fine. i searched google but got no solutions regarding this, everyone is asking about permissions error , in my case even rename box is not appearing against the name, tried right click rename and press f2 also,rename box is not appearing under the icon.

    Any help would be appreciated.
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  2.    5 Days Ago #2
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 33,722
    Dual boot Windows 10 FCU Pro x 64 & Insider 10 Pro

    Hi there, @PriSim. Welcome to Windows TenForums.

    I wonder if you lost administration rights.

    Check in Settings app > Accounts > Your info > Is yours an Admin account?
    Last edited by HippsieGypsie; 5 Days Ago at 08:33.
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  3.    5 Days Ago #3
    Join Date : Apr 2016
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    Win 10 Ent. x64
    Thread Starter

    Checked already , but yes in account info it says "Local Account" "Administrator"

    PS: Folder is renaming normally from properties
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  4.    5 Days Ago #4
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    Win 10 Ent. x64
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    Any help ? i am totally stuck
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  5.    5 Days Ago #5
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    It looks to be a bug. Many are reporting this in 1709. Try this for grins. Restart File Explorer in Task Manager (Ctrl/Shift/Esc). Locate the "Windows Explorer" process under the Processes tab and left-click on it to highlight. In the bottom right click Restart. Does it work until reboot?
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  6.    5 Days Ago #6
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    Win 10 Ent. x64
    Thread Starter

    Thanks @HippsieGypsie dear for your time.

    I did that but nothing happened. same issue. I can rename folder/file from properties but not directly , rename option is not working.

    One more thing i want to ask here , can i delete windows.old folder located in c: drive ?
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  7.    5 Days Ago #7
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    I also tried , permissions settings , but i think its something else
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  8.    5 Days Ago #8
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
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    You're welcome. May be a UI bug. I noticed you have the Enterprise edition. Is that correct? If so, are you part of a domain?
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  9.    4 Days Ago #9
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    Yes i am using ent. x64 v1709 build 16299.19

    No i am using it for home purpose not local or network domain.

    One more thing i want to ask here , can i delete windows.old folder located in c: drive ?
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  10.    4 Days Ago #10
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    Yes you can if you don't want to roll back to previous edition. You might want to consider that carefully. You may want to roll back and update again. It may solve your context menu problem.

    Another thought is to run SFC to see if that fixes that problem.

    Run SFC Command in Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
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