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I get this message when I create a new folder anywhere on the drive. If I hit try again it makes the folder and no additional errors, has anyone seen this behavior before?

It only does it if I change the default name during creation, if I leave it "New folder" it makes it without error. Strange the message says "New folder" when I have named it something else. If I change any folder name it generates a similar message.

System is clean, regular scans both online and offline.

Restarted several times.

Windows 7 64bit Pro.

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Have you run a disk check to ensure there's no file system corruption? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Oct 28 '11 at 17:30
Yes, I do regular chkdsk's as part of my maintenance routine. – Moab Oct 28 '11 at 21:10
up vote 5 down vote accepted

I have run into this issue on Windows 7 x64 as well.

  • Install hotfix KB980408

  • Remove all of the following registry entries:

  • Reboot the system

Credits to HellGates of for this fix.

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Thanks, downloaded the reg file and merged it, rebooted and the problem is gone! no need to install hotfix. – Moab Oct 28 '11 at 21:09
@moab good to know, I will crosspost your comment to overclockers. Thanks! – John T Oct 28 '11 at 22:56
That was an old post on overclockers, seems a hotfix from 2010 caused the issue, not sure what caused mine since it stays up to date on patches and this was a recent problem. – Moab Oct 29 '11 at 14:42

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