Windows 10 Explorer hangs when renaming a folder

Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Philip Tory, Nov 3, 2016.

  1. Philip Tory

    Philip Tory

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    *** HELP! ***
    This is becoming almost a daily problem. I try to rename a folder, sometimes a new folder, and it just hangs and will not accept the new name - the characters I type do not appear in the box. The only way out is to close the Explorer window, wait a few seconds for the PC to recover itself, and then try again. On rare occasions it happens 2 or 3 times in a row.
    Any ideas anybody? I don't think I'm the only person this has happened to.
    Running latest Win 10 64-bit, 8 CPUs, 16Gb memory.
    Thanks.
    Philp T
     
    Philip Tory, Nov 3, 2016
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    You may have to restart the computer after you apply the hotfix.
     
    trimful, Nov 10, 2016
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