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Q: Creating New Folder ends up creating 2 or 3 new folders.

Under computer I go to my drive of folders. When I click new folder either by right clicking or by hitting new folder the system then creates 2 or 3 new folders at one time. I then have to go back and delete the extra folders. At first I did not mind because it only happened once or twice and now it is every time. Help please

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A: Creating New Folder ends up creating 2 or 3 new folders.

Quote: Originally Posted by Sonja Leverty


Under computer I go to my drive of folders. When I click new folder either by right clicking or by hitting new folder the system then creates 2 or 3 new folders at one time. I then have to go back and delete the extra folders. At first I did not mind because it only happened once or twice and now it is every time. Help please


I don't know the cause or solution for your problem, but you could try one of the alternative methods offered in the article at the following site;

9 Ways To Create a New Folder In Windows

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Hi guys,
I need Help about autorun.inf.exe and newfolder folder.ex.Last NIght my Pc Is Fully suffered with Various and Dangerous Virus,it creates Duplicate Folders of Name existed the Orginal will hide,I really Try Combofix,and Flash infetor,but it doesnt Work,am using Avast antirus and in Other O.S am Using NOrton 2009,but dey are not Detech this kind of virus(spyware,adware,trojon)i aslo used all spyware ,lavasoft adware pro,and Trojon removal,but it doesnt work,and in my Other .O.S.Regedit.exe also Corrupted,PLz help me OPut This KInd of Bloody Virus,am waiting For Your Reply,u may send me mail to

A:need help about new folder.exe is creating and all my folders are hidden

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The virus is creating maps in my download map starting at 01 02 03 all the way to 99 and then it starts doing letters insted, it sucking up my cpu. My virus programs cant find it and when im trying to start in safe mode my cpu just reboots, what to do???? any1 have a solution to this probelm?

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Dear forum members,

I have many files having the filenames in Japanese in Kanji and Kana (the files with the same name are more than one).

What I need is a software/tool that capable of:

"Batch" creating folders from that filenames and sorting/moving into the related folders having the same name properly "BASED ON UNICODE FILENAMES".

BTW, is there any software that batch translates/converts these filenames into Latin characters?

Thank you for all your help!
 

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Hello,

I?ve got a virus, I guess named funnyvideos.

It creates new folders with the same names of my current ones. Difference: there are no folders any more but application exe.

As the name is identical with my one ones is very easy to click on them and therefore activate the exe.

once is created, you cannot copy those files. In addition infects any external.

My AVG is not able to detect them

Pedro

A:Virus creating .exe folders with my own folders names

Hi Pedro00,Welcome to BC HijackThis forum. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (scanning or running other tools, updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might interfere with our fixes. Please let me know in your next reply if you agree with this.Please don't use any external storage device for now.Please download OTL by OldTimer.Save it to your desktop.Double click on the OTL icon on your desktop.Check the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Check the "Standard Output".Click Run Scan button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them to your reply:OTL.txt Will be openedExtra.txt Will be minimized[*]Download the GMER Rootkit Scanner exe file from here and save it to your desktop.Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security program drivers will not conflict with gmer's driver.Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled.Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.Double click GMER.exe. If asked to allow gmer.sys driver to load, please consent .If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO.In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Make sure the following are unchecked:SectionsIAT/EATDrives/Partition other than C:\ drive (C:\ drive should remain checked)Show All (this one also should be unchecked)Then click the Scan button ... Read more

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Could you please tell me how I can create 20 or 30 folders without having to right click on my desktop and go to New everytime?

A:Creating several folders

You can use this freeware program called 'Folder Maker':
http://www.skyjuicesoftware.com/software/fmk_info.html

The free version is limited to creating 20 folders at a time but i'm sure if you hunt around on Google you will be able to find alternatives :)

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I have Windows XP. I have hundreds of photos in the "My Documents" and the "My Pictures" sections. Some are in folders and some are lose. They are all mixed up.

I want to creat about seven folders (categories) and place each photo in a folder relating to that category. I want to do this in the "My Pictures" section.

Hopw do I create a folder? How do I select and move a photo to that folder?
 

A:Creating Folders?

1. Open My Pictures folder, right click, select new.....folder. Do that for as many folders that you want. When you create the folder it will be blinking...ready for you to name it. Type in the name that you want.

2. Put all of your pictures in the my pictures folder by selecting them ,then drag and drop them into your My Pictures folder.

3. Open your My Pictures folder, with the newly named folders inside. Select the pictures that you want to put into the first folder. Drag and drop them into that folder.

4. Repeat until you have all the pictures put where they belong.

You may select more than one file at a time by holding down the shift key, and clicking on the first one that you want and the last one. Then you can drag and drop the group.

This will be a lot easier if you have the folder contents in List View.
In the File Menu on top......Click on View...List.

I use PSP Photo Album. It's really great to edit, and organize your photos into Albums. There are probably freeware programs that do a good job, too.
It would be so much better than just putting them into folders.
 

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Iam running XP PRO at home no problem however i can no longer create folders either in my docs or on the desktop,when i try the system locks up or all icons vanish for a sec then come back,any help would be greatly appreciated as it is driving me mad.

A:Creating folders

Do you have any antivirus software/adaware protection?

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The video shows it better than I can explain it. Any ideas? Throws an error when creating new folders.

A:Error when creating new folders

Hello Landmine,

This looks similar to the same issue in the tutorial below. You might see if it may be able to help.

Cannot Rename or Move a File or Folder in Vista Fix - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 15:01:51, on 06/06/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exeC:\WINDOWS\web\shell.exeC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\E-KEY\CeEKey.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TouchPad\TPTray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoomingHook.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\TCtrlIOHook.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\TPSMain.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Zooming Utility\SmoothView.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Controls\TFncKy.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Touch and Launch\PadExe.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Tvs\TvsTray.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\NDSTray.exeC:\WINDOWS\syst... Read more

A:Pc Goes Slow. Folders Creating Themselves.

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days, please post a new HijackThis log. Thank you for your patience.If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped. During the cleaning process, if any other issues appear, please let us know.

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I need some help. I have upgraded from Win 98SE to XP Home edition w/ SP2. I have upgraded all of the XP upgrades microsoft offers on their web site. Now when I go into my hard drives, either c: or e:, I can't create a folder. The hour glass comes up, computer waits for about 30 seconds and goes to desktop. Computer is not locked up, it just goes to desktop. This happens on either drive. So, I went into DOS command prompt through windows and am able to create directorys. Windows recognizes the directorys and will let me place files into them. Why can't I create directorys in XP? I have run the reinstall/fix that came with XP to no avail. Please help. Thank You, Larry
 

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Hi,I'm new to this forum so please bear with me. Before entering this I did a search to see if there was anything like this...didn't see anything. I also looked thru quite a number of posts and topics.Here is the problem. It started about 2 weeks ago.I really wanted to create a new folder in "My Documents" to store some new items in.When I go to my desktop, click on "mydocuments", It opens fine with a list of folders and files. THEN about 20 seconds later a small gray window comes up. This looks like something is being installed. It has the open box with the disc and small computer icon. It says Window Installer... like it is running something. However it locks up the entire screen and computer. I do a CNT,ALT,DEL to get task manager. I check to see if anything strange is running. It says windows installer is running, my documents not responding as well as any other things I have running. usually a forum or SolidWorks remain responding. These usually appear to be runing ok. There doesn't seem to be excess cpu being used. I usually only have 20-21 processes running PF usage is around 140.It actually creates a folder but I can't name it at this point. This greay window looks for the world like something that is supposed to be MS installer. But I suspect that it is either corrupted or some virus thing.In order to stop it I must do multiple end tasks and either send or don't send from TM. It will finally end and I will see a folder 1 or folder 2 listed. If I a... Read more

A:Problem With Creating Folders In Xp Pro

Hi,

Sorry for the late reply.
If you still need some help and because this is already a couple of days ago, please start with posting a new hijackthislog in this thread (don't start another thread), so I can take a look at it.

Also, before posting next log, please install an antivirus, because you really need one!
Let it perform a full scan and let it delete everything it is finding.
I also see you disabled things via msconfig > startup. This is not the way to deal with it, because you disable bad entries (if present) instead of deleting them. This also makes the entries invisible for us, so we can't tell you what to delete and what can stay.

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can someone tell me why i have some folders with MP3s inside, and if i right click
{not the MP3 itself but the folder there is a play option. but if i create another folder and copy some of the same tracks into the new one there is no right click option to play?

A:Creating Music Folders

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How does one re-set the default icon for a new folder? Every time I create a new folder, the same picture is used (one I have used before) and I must go into Properties/Customize and reset to use the default. I must have inadvertently set something to do this.

How do I correct this and what did I do to set it the way it is now?

Doug
 

A:Solved: Creating New Folders

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Hi, I have a question regarding the creation of hidden folders. What I'm looking to create is a folder that can only be found when searched for specifically in Command Prompt (ie you must know the name of the file in order to find it). I don't want it to appear when hidden files are shown, or a generic command to show the computer's hidden files is run in Command Prompt. Is such a thing possible? And if so, how do I make it? Thanks!

A:Help creating hidden folders

Is this what you are looking for? Make a Super Hidden Folder in Windows Without any Extra Software
This one has the same way as above and also another way. http://windows.mercenie.com/windows-...e-file-folder/

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Hi I have been facing problem (breaking my head day & night to solve this) with some malware/ spyware kind of thing which is keep on creating the virus files (exe) in the name of parent folder with folder icon. The file size of the created file is 789kb. I have suspected the files regsvr.exe, rundll.exe, winhelp.exe and killed those processes, files from windows-system32 folder & in other places, also removed the startup entry from the registry but eventhough it's starting from next boot, I have scanned my system even in safemode after disabling windows restore.

I am using Symantec Corporate Edition 8.0 with latest updated definitions and Spybot S&D 1.5.2 with fully updated as of today. None of these are identifying the trojan activity. I have also tried online scan thru symantec and trend micro both says no virus. Spybot says there is a spyware "007 spy software" infection it's fixing it, but still no use from next boot onwards any of those three files will start running.

I don't know from where it's coming back after I deleted those files from the system with that names.

it's also creating a autorun.ini (with the code to run the file rundll.exe), copying regsvr.exe in the shared drives and in pen drives.

Since no antivirus is identifying these virus to know the name to get a fix, Iam not able to solve this.

It will be helpfull some one can help me on this issue to solve.

my mail id is [email protected]
 

A:Solved: virus spreading by creating exe in the name of parent folder with the folder

finally I have found the solution for the issue.

1. Turn Off the "System Restore".

Select my computer icon in the desktop and right click then click on properties you will get a window with multiple tabs select the System restore tab and check on the "Turn off system restore".

2. Delete the hidden "SSData" folder in "C:\Windows\System32"

Type the above path in the Run or Windows Explorer, then select it's content or the entire folder and press del key to remove. The above SSData folder will be in hidden.

3. Remove virus startup entries in "MSconfig"

This you must do very careful to avoid problems in loading windows/ other programs

4. Use Symantec Corporate Edition 10.0 to remove viruses

To remove this virus created files in the name of parent folder and virus files you must have the Symantec Corporate Edition 10.0 and above recent versions of Norton products with latest definitions.

Regards

Venkat
 

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I cannot create a new folder in my documents. There is a new folder button, but when I click it, nothing happens. It isn't greyed out or anything. I do not get an error message, I get nothing. If I right click and select new, the only option I have is Briefcase, which is not what I want. I am on Word 10. if that matters
 

A:Solved: Creating Document Folders

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On windows 2003 server, our school has a parent and child domain setup, When creating new users in the child domain via active directory, their is a place to enter Home Folder, local path. when I enter a local path to the "students" folder the student folder is NOT created. I am not sure if it is how i am entering hte path for the home folder or if it is the permissions on folders.

In active directory where you enter the local path it will not let you enter UNC addressing \\servername\directory\... it promptsyou with a message that says use drive letter, etc....
This is the line I enter into the local path location in Active Directory:
f:\data2\users$\%username%. So here is what the permission are
The Users folder is a hidden share users$ which resides on server 6 on the F drive, in the data2 directory;
The permissions and security is as follows:
-server 6 is the child domain
-F drive, named Data2, shared as F$, security settings: admin and system - full rights student users - read, execute, list, write; everyone-special permissions (read and execute)
-Data2 directory, shared as Student, permissions: everyone-change and read; security settings: admin & system full control, users-list, read, execute, write
-Users directory, shared as Users$, permissions: everyone-change and read;
security settings: admin & system full control, users-list, read, excecute

I have quite a few new students I need to create folders for and getting AD to do it for me and set the... Read more

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My dual boot system has Win 7 and Linux Mint, plus I have a storage drive that both OS's can access. The other day I made some folders on the storage drive while I was in Linux. Then I went to Win 7 and CHKDSK decided to run, the last time it did this it hosed the system and it wouldn't boot. I had to restore an Acronis image to repair it. This time mercifully the check went Ok and I could boot to 7 again.

Question is, since I didn't make any changes to the SSD boot drive where both OS's reside I thought I could work on the storage drive with no problems and not incur a run of CHKDSK. It all runs so fast there was no way to tell what it found, so I can't offer anything that might have been related to it..shouldn't I be able to edit files etc on the storage drive from either OS with no trouble?

Fwiw the folders I made and the contents, on the storage drive, are readable just fine in 7, so it's not as if I lost any data. Just puzzled as to what set off CHKDSK in the first place, maybe just and odd coincidence? I thought the disc check only applied to the boot drive.

Regards,

J T

A:Will creating folders in Win 7, using Linux, cause CHKDSK to run?

Hi,
Probably would yes.

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i delete documents it comes back, so i thought okay, ill just keep it all in there.. but every time i go in there the folders pictures, music, and videos are there, i delete them, its all good, i plug it in again, and the folders are back

is there a way from keeping my USB device from automatically creating these folders?

thank you in advance
 

A:USB drive auto creating folders

Windows itself keeps these folders in My Documents
You aren't talking about those required folders are you?

If you are talking about on your flash reader device, you may just need to format it.
Here's a good tool I've used to do that (this will only format Flash Drives, ie remove all data, so backup your flash drive first)

HP USB Disk Storage Format Utility
Http://downloads.pcworld.com/pub/new/utilities/peripherals/SP27608.exe

Will format any USB flash drive
It can be known to recover Flash drives that are un-responsive too.
 

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Hi.

There is some virus in my laptop which is creating folders of 436 KB in all my folders. I can't view hidden files and task manager has been disabled by 'administrator.' here is the HJT and DDS logs but GMER wasn't running on my laptop. It would hang and need restarting.

HJT
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:17:11 PM, on 8/2/2012
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\windows\userinit.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\gphone.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony Corporation\Picture Package\Picture Package Menu\SonyTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony Corporation\Picture Package\Picture Package Applications\Residence.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Abhimanyu Amoli\Microsoft-Driver-... Read more

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I have 3 drives setup on my pc. 2 drives are 1TB and the 3rd drive is 2TB. One is used for Windows and the 2nd is used for Linux. The 2TB drive is used for back-up. Now the problem is this:

When I install various software or drivers, there are folders being created on the Linux drive or the back-up drive. Only when using windows. I could simply disconnect the 2 drives while installing, but I would need to have access to the cables inside the PC continuously, not fair. So what is the solution?
Help
 

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Need to create a shortcut to games folder in windows 7 Home premium? Have done it only once before and cant remember how to, pretty avg for a techy lol. Can someone please help me?

A:Creating shortcuts to folders built into OS

Maybe I don't understand what you want to do, but you should be able to right click the folder and under sent to select desktop (as shortcut). Is that what you were asking?

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When I create new folders, or open old ones I begin by getting the message the the computer can not find the folder, if I then retry things work as normal. Any suggestions short of binning the laptop, or doing a rull system restore to factory settings??????

Getting to the point where I feel technology is getting out of control - this from a computer graduate from the early 80's

Any help welcome.....
 

A:Solved: Error Creating New Folders

Finally gave up on the whole thing and have had my computer reset to factory settings
 

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Hi everyone,

I have a problem with not one but a lot of machines on the network. There seems to be a virus that creates executable folders in most directories. for example, when you are in c drive, there will be an executable folder called "c", when you are in documents and settings, there is an executable folder called "documents and settings" and so on. On this machine that i have attached its log some of the programs like accessories have been removed from the start menu (start->all programs) hence if you want to access things like calculator, the only way is to start-> run and then type calc. I have tried spybot search and destroy and OfficeScan which is our corporate antivirus without any luck.
This virus has already spread to our application and file server so pls help!!

here is the log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:31:20, on 07/08/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DWRCS.EXE
C:\Program Files\IBM\IBM Rapid Restore Ultra\rrpcsb.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
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A:Virus creating executable folders

Please upload this file:

C:\WINDOWS\Help\schedl.exe

to this website: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/subm....php?channel=4

Kindly include a link to this topic in the message.

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C:\My Music and C:\docs & settings\Admin\docs\My Music folders have disappeared after creating two new user accounts and a guest acct. in WinXP Pro sp2. How to let win explorer see them again?
 

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Good day,
i have windows 7 home premium.
How do i create a new folder in the "all programs" section of the start menu?
I used to be able to create new folders on desktop, then drag and drop into all programs, but this does not work anymore. I just posted another thread regarding this problem of not being able to drag and drop files or folders from my desktop to "all programs"
thanks for your help,
roger
 

A:Solved: Creating folders in start menu

Here is the location of the All Programs menu, You can make new folders here and put your program shortcuts in there.

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

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I've been wracking my brains, but cannot make this work in windows 7. It was super easy in xp. How can I set up 2 computers to share folders? I've created a homegroup, on both computers, but still they aren't communicating. Anybody know how to do this?
Thanks!

A:Creating a home network for shared folders

Hi- I posted a reply to your "Windows 7 problems" thread and just want to notify you in case you aren?t keeping an eye on it any longer.
Elsa

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We currently have a user who has recently been upgraded to Windows 7 x64 and has this weird issue with shortcuts. When this user creates a new file or folder on a network share it's also creating a shortcut in the root of the share. This is only affecting this user and the only thing I can think of is to blow away the local profile on the laptop. Has anyone else seen this before or has any ideas?
Thanks

A:Automatically creating shortcuts for new files and folders

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

No, I've never heard of this before, but please post back with the results of creating a fresh profile.

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Hi,

Whenever windows updates is running automatic folders are getting created in my D:\ drive with name Ex: 1654646465646546df the size of that folders is empty. how should i stop this updates folder creation. and how to delete this folder please provide a fix to stop this issue.
Thanks.
 

A:Stop creating Windows Updates Folders

Windows Update automatically creates a randomly named folder to extract the update to, on the drive with the most free space that is available. The folder can safely be deleted. The only thing I know of that will stop those folders being saved on your external drive is to disconnect the drive when installing updates, but the folders will then get created on your Rootdrive, normally C:, instead.
 

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I have a user thay is using Outlook 2000 on a Windows 2000 pro. All service packs and updates have been applied. I have several other users that have the same configuration. Here is my question, Every now and then when the user logs into the computer and opens Outlook Tasks have been created in the Folder List of Outlook, they will be named something like Tasks1, Tasks2....etc. I have rebuilt the Outlook, verified there are no unknown delagates, and have unchecked any unnecissary add-in managers.

Does anybody have an ideas for this, I've checked Microsoft's knowledge base ans have posted threads in thier newsgroups.

Anything would be helpful.

Thank you very much.

Joe
 

A:Outlook 2000 creating tasks folders

Okay, no delegates, but what about other permissions?

Right-click the inbox and see who has permissions AT ALL.

Remove all permissions and see if it continues to happen.

Delegates are not the only ones who could be creating folders.
 

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Hi

I've recently been having some trouble with Windows Update in that it seems to be reinstalling every update ever released for Windows 7, in batches. Every time I go to shut down my laptop there are about 7 or so updates waiting to be installed. At first I just thought these were normal updates, but then I noticed it was reinstalling the Windows 7 Service Pack 1, which I definitely already have. Last night it was doing updates from September 2013, which I also definitely have.

Additionally, Windows is now creating tons of folders on my external hard drive with random strings of numbers and letters for folder names. Every time I boot up my laptop after installing updates, there are more of these folders, so I suspect the two things are linked. It's becoming very annoying because my external drive is becoming filled up with these folders. They all seem to be empty, but I'm worried that it may not be safe to delete them.

Does anyone have any idea how I might fix these problems? Last week my laptop failed to start up properly and told me that it couldn't fix the problem, and that it had to shut down. I shut it off, left it for a while, then when I started it up again it loaded Windows with no problems. I thought that was the end of it, but it may have something to do with the problems I'm now having.

I'm not getting any error codes with Windows Update and it's not saying any of the updates failed to install either.

Thanks for any help!

A:Laptop reinstalling all updates and creating odd folders

Use "windows updates" and do "search for updates". Install all the updates you want. Reboot and do it again. New updates popup? if so... repeat until all updates have been installed.

Sure the updates install succesfully? Most likely the folders on external disk are just temp folders. Because they are empty .. you can delete them without issues. Be sure to delete them after the patches have been installed.

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In some - not all - of my folders, Vista seems to be grouping things automatically into sub-categories. For example, I have a folder with six items in it (my view preference is details) and it's breaking them into to collapsable/explandable sub-things labeled A-L and M-Z. I can't seem to get it to stop doing this, and it does it at random - not all the time. Any thoughts?

Is it me or is anyone else finding that Vista is decreasing their production time? I have Vista at work and I find I spend a lot of extra time just trying to figure out simple tasks like this or figuring out what "Add/Remove Programs" is now called and where to find that and so on... so frustrating!

A:Vista folders automatically creating groups (i.e.; A-L)

Hello KimMarie,

Welcome to the forums.

Have you tried right click/group by/ none? If this is happening in a particular type of folder say 'Documents', set the folder up as you like and then click organize on the toolbar/Folder and search options. View tab and click apply to all folders. This will apply your setting to all folder of this type. To make them all the same you will have to repeat these steps for picture, music, etc folders.

BTW, Add/remove programs is now called Programs and Features (control panel, classic view)

Hope this helps.

Gary

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I need help. When I first installed my Vista Ultimate I was able to rename folders and create new ones. After I did the Vista updates I can no longer rename or create names for new folders. It always says "folder does not exist" Can anyone help me?????
 

A:Renaming folders and creating them for Vista Ultimate

hi try system restore to before the updates or try unistalling them one by one you could also try sfc/scnw
 

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I would like to receive all my emails from a several GMail accounts via POP. Before I go about creating and setting up Outlook2007 to POP all these accounts;

I would like each mail account to have its own 'folder' with Inbox, sent, etc:

So:

GMailPOP1:
>Inbox
>Sent Items
>Deleted Items
>Junk

GMailPOP2:
>Inbox
>Sent Items
>Deleted Items
>Junk

GMailPOP3:
>Inbox
>Sent Items
>Deleted Items
>Junk

And set up in such a way that all the incoming mail for this particular account lands directly into its Inbox. When an email is sent, it gets saved in the Sent Items and so on and so forth.

How do I do this?

 

A:Outlook2007 | Creating folders for email accounts

Do this:Tools / Options /Mail Setup/E-mail Account
chose the account U wanna edit and after Change folder/New folder or New OutlookdataFile
 

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I have a problem using Windows NT 4.0 workstation with mapping a network drive to people home directories.

At the moment, when I enter the path to that users folder, instead of mapping to that folder it maps to all user folders.
For example, the path was \\server\users\turnerj but it maps to \\server\users and lists everything (all user folders).

I was told that if you put a hidden share on each users folder it should mapped to that directory but I can't share the folders. That option isn't there.
I have administrator rights.
 

A:Creating hidden shares on user folders

joturner19,

With Nt you can only map a share to the first directory level. I seem to recall reading something about redirector enhancements that will allow you to "drill" deeper within a share for drive letter mapping in a Win2K server environment.

Following from your your examples, you need to create a share for each user at the top level of their directory, like so:

\\server\turnerj

and map that to the desired drive letter or whatever.

Yes, there will be a home drive share for each user. If you have alot of users, it becomes alot of shares.

mole

 

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Hi guys,
I am trying to create a new folder for my pictures and it won't let me do it. I have tried clicking on the 'New Folder" button at the top. I have tried the hot key ' ctrl shift N' and I have right clicked to see if there was an option for new folder and there isn't. I have rebooted my computer and nothing I try works. I have never had this problem before.Does anyone know what else I can try to fix this problem?

Thank you for any help,
Suzanne

A:Creating a new folder

suzantn, is this a recent problem?
Try a system restore
if that doesn't fix it try a repair install

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Hi. I have tried to search an answer to this but unsuccessfully. I am unable to create a new folder anywhere except on the desktop. In folder explorer it isn't accessible as "right click" or from home menu . If I try to create one it just "circles" endlessly and then is "not responding". I have tried to download a couple of fixes but they haven't helped. Any ideas would be much appreciated. It's driving me mad!

A:Creating a new folder

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Can't right click to create new folder in windows 7. New folder option was there previously but not shown as an option anymore.

A:creating new folder

Hello Thaines, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if this may be able to restore New -> Folder for you.

New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Has anyone come across a situation where netscape messanger (v4.7) randomly creates folders with weird names (always beginning with X)and a .TMP extension and then moves mail from the inbox to that folder? This has happened several time now. I delete them and they come back. I have tried creating a new profile and importing the mail from the old mail file to the new one. Is there a virus I should be looking for or is it some weird glitch in Netscape?
 

A:Netscape messenger creating strange temp folders

Hi rlserena

I have just installed Netscape Communicator 4.76 myself.

If you could post the path these temp files are being created in, I'll keep a look out for them.

Is it actually moving the mail files or just creating copies of them?
 

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I would like to organize my program shortcuts into folders in the Start, All Programs menu, but I can't find the main folder where these shortcuts are listed? Can you help?
 

A:Creating folders for Start menu program shortcuts

Hi

Take a look at this website it should help you!

http://www.worldstart.com/tips/tips.php/296

let me know if u need help
 

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Hello! I have a virus on my laptop computer that was transmitted through a flash stick from a friends laptop.

the virus is all about recreating two folders, one with my windows user name and the other is new folder, there's also a script running the task manager.

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Hi,

I use IMAP for my mail accounts to have on all my machines the same mails.
But the disturbing problem with this is that it seems that each mail client uses different folder names fo the same function ...

So I use the webmailer (to see all),
MS Outlook (German),
Thunderbird (English)
Sent mails: sent, Gesendete Nachrichten
Junk mails: Junk, Junk-E-Mails
Deleted mails trash, Gel?schte Nachrichten

Is there a way to tell them to use the same folders?

Also I?m wondering is it not possible in IMAP to have a folder hold mails and subfolders?

A:Multiple mail clients creating different IMAP folders

Hi guys I found a way to sign:
1) the "Outlook 'Sent Mails'" folder --to--> the 'Sent' folder of the Server
2) the "Outlook 'Deleted Mails'" folder --to--> the 'Trash' folder of the Server

But still missing this feature for:
Junk Mail and the Draft/Templates folder, is there a Way?

Another problem is that I connect TLS to my mail servers.
Outlook is always (at start up and when I try to send a mail at first time in a session) asking if I trust the Certificate. I do so, and tried to install the certificate but it seems not working ?
Is there a trick or a special folder I have to install the cert to?

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Hello there.

I've been a horrible home user of Windows for years --- my policy has consistently been to just be Administrator all day, every day, install random stuff, never uninstall anything, never question the origin of that questionable ".exe", etc...

So I formatted and am taking a new approach --- I will never log in as Administrator except to do administrative stuff like install software and upgrade drivers. I will use a Standard account for myself for everything else from playing games to organizing my music.

What I want to do, though, that I can't figure out, is basically lock my Standard user account down so it can't even possibly mistakenly do something administrative. I wish to be strict on myself, if for no other reason than to get me to stop working at 120 mph and THINK before I take an action that could potentially do more harm than good.

That being said, I basically figured out some basic functions of MMC and the idea of group policies. But I already found something that bothers me that I can't seem to fix:

As Administrator, I downloaded a program called CPU-Z to do some hardware stuff. I do not want this program to be visible to any Standard account in any way, period. Yet, when I log out, and log in as a Standard user, there it is, right in the Start Menu.

Using the group policy to specify programs that CAN'T be run, indeed I can "intercept" the attempt to run it from another account, but it shouldn't be visible from... Read more

A:UAC, hiding folders, creating a secure and safe Win 7 environment

Click the start orb and then right click on "All Programs". You should see Open and Open All Users.
"Open All Users" is the start menu everybody See's.
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
"Open" is the start menu for that logged in user. For example mine is
C:\Users\Kerry\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu.
I do believe what is in there only shows up in the start menu when I'm logged on. You could try putting that app in C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu.
Even if you do that though anybody could still run it by finding its folder in explorer and running the exe file.

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Hi, I need to devise a fixed file structure at my organisation whereby users are allowed to add files into folders but are prevented from creating subfolders. Is this possible?

Tom Hamilton

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Hello,

Long time reader first time writer and all that jazz, thank you for all the help this forum has given me over the years without it even knowing but I need help with something I don't know if there is a solution for.

I work in an office consisting of 8 individual stand alone computers of which 7 are running Windows XP and one is running Windows 7, whilst all these systems are stand alone they all connect to a shared NAS drive. Some of the documentation stored in this drive is sensitive and I need to find a way to protect the versions found in it without cutting off access to them.

My thinking is to have a number of folders which theoretically are 'Read-Only', by this I mean users should be able to view the folders and all documents within them but cannot edit or delete documents and cannot save new documents here without a password.

Designated users will be given the password, this should enable them to edit the contents of the folder as well as add and remove files from this folder. In doing this all users can view the files but there is limited access for people wanting to change anything.

Does anyone know if this is possible?

Do I require external software? if so can anybody recommend anything?

If I haven't explained it well enough (which is highly likely) please let me know what information you need.

Thanks

Daniel Frost
 

A:Creating a Read-Only folder

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