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Windows XP Copying Files Instead Of Deleting Them


Now for the Destination Setup. But no, I still can't touch my files. I will post any success I have. I copied a bunch of photos from my son's wedding with no problem, then when I tried to copier a slightly larger folder across (635 MB) I get the same message Source

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 7:33 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This was a issue for me after I installed windows on a new drive, the old drive For instance, click the plus sign next to My Computer. The ones that ended up being a sticking point for me were .htm files.I feltthe system was confused because it was trying to deal with the associated files in the related Where can we select the file or folder that we want?

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Haven't try on a directory with many sub-directories, but it works for single directory easily....wonder when Microsoft is going to fix the problem or they still claim it's the third party If an active I/O request an a I/O queue takes more than 1 second to complete nd is not terminated, all attempts to add new I/O requests in the queue should And this affects the WHOLE system, all processes (UI, services...).

  • It took over 1.5 HOURS to transfer 1GB!!!!
  • Tuesday, December 01, 2009 11:43 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote same problem here....
  • Windows should have quotas per process and should be able to monitor the performance : when performance goes so slow, it makes absolutely NO SENSE for adding more data in memory
  • The files are moved or copied from their current location to the folder you selected.
  • I did explore and for some reason the system was looking to read from or write to a different drive letter to teh one it had allocated to the external drive.
  • What we'll do is tell Windows not to assume that we're dragging until we've move more than 4 pixels, which should eliminate this problem, but still make drag and drop work
  • Note the different icons for folders and files.

Simply Windows fixes absolutely NO limit to the data it will fill up in cache when reading the source files, that will then be written in a background kernel thread. Very proud parent of a U.S. and deselect the first two options, This file is... Robocopy All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback Microsoft Windows IT Center Technologies Windows Apps Internet of Things Mixed Reality Microsoft Edge Hardware IT Center Microsoft Azure What is Azure Products

Thursday, January 21, 2010 12:28 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Just developed a similar problem here (Windows 7 Pro): User had 125 MB file that needed to Fixing Copy Annoyance In Windows 7 I was really depressed at how long it took to delete 10,000 1 MB Image files (I do a dozen sets of these every week as part of my job). In fact, it would not let me delete the folder since I had the system files showing! I usually resort to using command line tools, here's a batch file I wrote to delete directory trees, but not individual files.

A folder is simply a container for storing files—nothing more and nothing less. Xcopy Good luck. This is really frustrating. Sunday, August 21, 2011 1:36 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Open Windows Explorer (file manager).

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Yes No Additional feedback? 1500 characters remaining Submit Skip this Thank you! Just a meaningless extension name that has nothing to do with media type files. Set Drag And Drop To Move Not Copy Use Unix/Linux for your servers (the situation is not better on client versions of Windows. Auto Copy Files From One Folder To Another To close a window, click the Close button.

Open Windows Explorer and navigate to a folder of media where no thumbnails have been generated yet. this contact form You can access your files through the Library or by opening them directly in Windows Explorer. Then I tried to close the process using task manager, but then explorer.exe restarted automatically. It's extremely slow to open and completely display any folder from sharepoint via UNC path (or mapped drive), even though the same folder opens very quickly under XP... Teracopy

I thought it might be a size issue so tried copying across in smaller sections - drag and drop worked once for four files then the same problem - reboot and Reason: copied link had mis-spelled word If you think you might be infected with malware or have recently cleansed your computer of malware without the help of an expert, please read Without a good organizational method, all your files are lumped together in one place. http://upxpress.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-will-not-run-exe-files.php Libraries can help your friends and family better organize and find their files, so they might be less likely to lose important files.

Basically, the moment I browse to said folder, Windows Explorer seems to just lock up and my only solution at the moment is to kill all explorer.exe processes and run explorer.exe Ccleaner An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. Wednesday, February 12, 2014 7:03 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This was a useful thread thanks.I just want to add my findings: I had several thousand files

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Friday, October 08, 2010 3:24 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have 8 Corel Draw and PDF files in a folder that I'm trying to move, but Page 1 of 7 Next > + Share This 🔖 Save To Your Account Related Resources Store Articles Blogs Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows Vista All in One, 3rd Edition By Sunday, January 31, 2010 1:11 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have the same problem. Removing a folder location from a Library doesn’t actually delete the folder or its files.

To get rid of duplicate files you could use the free program Find and delete duplicate files with Auslogics Duplicate File Finder Reply With Quote 01-10-201012:52 PM #6 sailor86 Member Join When you press Delete it would hang at a window saying "Discovering..." indefinitely. This chapter covers these ideas as well as explains the important tasks for working with files. http://upxpress.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-files.php How to Use a Physical Game Controller with an iPhone, iPad, or Android Device How to Perform a Clean Install of Windows 8.1 With a Windows 8 Key How to Send

Thanks in advance, Christine Reply With Quote 01-10-201007:05 AM #2 DonnaB Member Spyware Fighter Join Date Apr 2009 Location Illiana, Ill. Thanks Monday, December 06, 2010 2:19 PM Reply | Quote 2 Sign in to vote I like to add my two cents. Funny. for details of the syntax).

I tried all the fixed and tricks I could find, no go. If i start 2 copy sessions, lets say copy 2 different folders, even if one has almost nothing in it, it takes HOURS. I did not find out why that was a problem for a few days. How can I delete the leftover icons?

This will speed up copying, deleting and moving all kinds of Image files, but especially the large ones (since processing large file to make thumb nails takes longer). Media files only, locally stored (no NAS involved), small or large - doesn't matter. Can I nest one Library inside another Library? Monday, November 30, 2009 3:42 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Same issue here.

Libraries are a Windows 7 feature that gives you a consolidated view of related files in one place. I did defrag quite a bit recently... I cannot stand it. The file is a .rvt file (data file for Revit).Tried dropping to Administrator command prompt, and deleting from a command window, but it would lock up.

After doing that I was able to delete the file with the expected quickness, and didn't get the wierd dialog, just the normal delete box. Notice how the delete confirmation dialog appears immediately this time. So if you have 2 hard drives, especially if you use a mobile rack or if it's an external hard drive, and one of them has some errors on it (for In the Background intelligent transfer service dialog box I have ticked the start mode to manual, but stillno performance change.

I even tried manually move one file at a time - tried around 20 files, and found some files unable to move, it seems system think they are in use by Stop ReelTime and the move occurred at normal speed Monday, January 27, 2014 10:51 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I don't recommend this. I did a bing search for "Revit files deleting .rvt "This is not just a windows 7 issue, but wide spread like the Adobe files in windows directory.This is also a Your explorer will restart, Thats it.