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Since Windows 8 is running on my notebook (clean install, no upgrade), I can't rename folders or files on mobile devices running Windows Mobile or CE and connected with ActiveSync (via USB) anymore (or even create new ones with a custom name). The explorer will ignore my input and use the previously entered name (or something like "New Folder" for newly created directories).

Step 1: Right click in Explorer > New Folder > Enter a name

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Step 2: Confirm with enter key

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Does anyone have a clue on how to fix that?

UPDATE

The devices are shown in Explorer like this:

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Update: Neither upgrading to Windows 8.1 nor reinstalling Windows 8.1 changed the behavior described above.

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So you are able to create files on these devices? Are you able to rename the folders/files through the command prompt? –  Ramhound May 22 '13 at 12:22
    
I can't rename files either - updated the question. I don't know how to navigate to the device on the command prompt. –  Gene May 22 '13 at 12:29
    
Do you navigate to the device's storage using explorer? –  Ramhound May 22 '13 at 12:38
    
After connecting the devices via USB, the Mobile Device Center pops up and I can access the device as a Portable Device in the Windows Explorer. That's were I'd like to rename/create some folders. –  Gene May 22 '13 at 12:48
    
So the device is assigned a drive letter I presume? –  Ramhound May 22 '13 at 13:09

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