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Right now, if I rename a file in windows explorer, or right click->create new folder (or new file), or do a bunch of other things, I don't see the result of the action (i.e., the file's name stays the same, or the new folder/file doesn't appear) until I click away to another folder, and then back to the one I did the action in.

Why is this happening, and how can I fix it?

I am using Windows 8.

  • You can do a view-->refresh. I'm not sure you are going to be able to change this behavior unless you lobby M$ pretty heavily. – mdpc Sep 18 '14 at 17:40
  • @mdpc - I can change the name of a file on my system and the list of files are updated right away. This sounds case of needing to set the folder view settings to default. This is a configuration problem not a software problem. – Ramhound Sep 18 '14 at 17:48
  • @mdpc, seriously? This is new behavior this week for some reason. But that would be a pretty massive flaw for an OS to have. You can't reasonably use a system that does crap like this. – YungHummmma Sep 18 '14 at 17:52
  • @Ramhound, Thank you, do you know what I can do? I haven't changed anything that I know of, but maybe some update did. – YungHummmma Sep 18 '14 at 17:52
  • Have you tried to restore the folder view default settings? – Ramhound Sep 18 '14 at 17:58

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