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Today I went to add some folders to a directory on my computer, and I kept going to New Folder, and there were no new folders showing. So I closed the browser and went back into the same directory and then the folders were there. Then I tried changing the names of the folders. I clicked on Rename and I changed the name of the folder, then when I pressed enter, it went back to the original name. I again closed the browser and returned to the same directory and the name had changed to the name I typed in.

This also happened tonight when I was attempting to add folders to my Favourites. I would go to Organise Favourites and while I was in there, I tried adding folders but I did not see them, so I closed the Organise Favourites window and then opened it again and the folders were there. Same with the renaming as before.

I was just wondering if anyone could explain to me why this would be happening, and how I could resolve it.

If you need more information, let me know what you need to know and I will give it to you.

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Hi Nickle

If you post your startup list we may be able to spot something

Please post your startup list by doing the following :-

Please go here and download startuplist 1.5 :-

http://www.lurkhere.com/~nicefiles/startuplist15.zip

Download to any folder or your desktop
Unzip the zipfile
Double click the exe file
go to Edit - select all - copy - and paste the results in a new post here

steam
 

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Nickle.

If you are happy editing the registry do this;

Speed up the Windows Refresh Rate
If every time you add a new folder, or you delete something from a window, and you have to hit F5 (Refresh) to see the results, here is how to make Windows refresh automatically:

Start the Registry Editor
Double-click on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Go to System > CurrentControlSet > Control > Update folder
Go to the right pane and right-click on UpdateMode and select Modify. Change the value from 01 to 00
Click on OK and exit the Registry Editor
Restart Windows for the changes to take place.


Amie
 

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SteamWiz

I ran the program as you suggested, and these are the results.

StartupList report, 1/3/03, 6:39:41 AM
StartupList version: 1.50
Started from : C:\UNZIPPED\STARTUPLIST15\STARTUPLIST.EXE
Detected: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)
* Using default options
==================================================

Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZONELABS\VSMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\DELFIN\PROMULGATE\PGMONITR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MESSENGER\MSMSGS.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINZIP\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\UNZIPPED\STARTUPLIST15\STARTUPLIST.EXE

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Listing of startup folders:

Shell folders Startup:
[C:\WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp]
BlackICE Utility.lnk = C:\Program Files\Network ICE\BlackICE\blackice.exe
WinZip Quick Pick.lnk = C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE

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Autorun entries from Registry:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

ScanRegistry = C:\WINDOWS\scanregw.exe /autorun
TaskMonitor = C:\WINDOWS\taskmon.exe
SystemTray = SysTray.Exe
LoadPowerProfile = Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
MessengerPlus = "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! Extension\MsgPlus.exe"
QuickTime Task = "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE" -atboottime
IncrediMail = C:\PROGRA~1\INCRED~1\bin\IncrediMail.exe /c
PromulGate = "C:\Program Files\DelFin\PromulGate\PgMonitr.exe"
Mirabilis ICQ = C:\Program Files\ICQ\NDetect.exe

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Autorun entries from Registry:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices

LoadPowerProfile = Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
SchedulingAgent = mstask.exe
TrueVector = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZONELABS\VSMON.EXE -service
MiniLog = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZONELABS\MINILOG.EXE -service

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Autorun entries from Registry:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

MSMSGS = "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
SoniqueQuickStart = C:\Program Files\Sonique\sqstart.exe -nostick
AIM = C:\PROGRAM FILES\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl
EasyMP3 = C:\PROGRAM FILES\EASY MP3 TO WAV\EASY MP3 TO WAV MAKER\EASYMP3.EXE -startup

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Enumerating Active Setup stub paths:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components
(* = disabled by HKCU twin)

[{89820200-ECBD-11cf-8B85-00AA005B4383}] *
StubPath = rundll32.exe advpack.dll,UserInstStubWrapper {89820200-ECBD-11cf-8B85-00AA005B4383}

[>PerUser_MSN_Clean] *
StubPath = C:\WINDOWS\msnmgsr1.exe

[PerUser_LinkBar_URLs] *
StubPath = C:\WINDOWS\COMMAND\sulfnbk.exe /L

[{44BBA840-CC51-11CF-AAFA-00AA00B6015C}] *
StubPath = rundll32.exe advpack.dll,UserInstStubWrapper {44BBA840-CC51-11CF-AAFA-00AA00B6015C}

[{7790769C-0471-11d2-AF11-00C04FA35D02}] *
StubPath = rundll32.exe advpack.dll,UserInstStubWrapper {7790769C-0471-11d2-AF11-00C04FA35D02}

[{9EF0045A-CDD9-438e-95E6-02B9AFEC8E11}] *
StubPath = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\updcrl.exe -e -u C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\verisignpub1.crl

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Load/Run keys from C:\WINDOWS\WIN.INI:

load=
run=

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Shell & screensaver key from C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM.INI:

Shell=explorer.exe
SCRNSAVE.EXE=C:\WINDOWS\VENGA_~1.SCR
drivers=mmsystem.dll power.drv

--------------------------------------------------

Checking for EXPLORER.EXE instances:

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe: PRESENT!

C:\Explorer.exe: not present
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer\Explorer.exe: not present
C:\WINDOWS\System\Explorer.exe: not present
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Explorer.exe: not present
C:\WINDOWS\Command\Explorer.exe: not present

--------------------------------------------------

C:\WINDOWS\WININIT.BAK listing:
(Created 1/1/2003, 20:10:42)

[Rename]
NUL=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\EAC82B5.TMP

[rename]
NUL=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\_iu14D2N.tmp

--------------------------------------------------

Checking for superhidden extensions:

.lnk: HIDDEN! (arrow overlay: yes)
.pif: HIDDEN! (arrow overlay: yes)
.exe: not hidden
.com: not hidden
.bat: not hidden
.hta: not hidden
.scr: not hidden
.shs: HIDDEN!
.shb: HIDDEN!
.vbs: not hidden
.vbe: not hidden
.wsh: not hidden
.scf: HIDDEN! (arrow overlay: NO!)
.url: HIDDEN! (arrow overlay: yes)
.js: not hidden
.jse: not hidden

--------------------------------------------------

Enumerating Browser Helper Objects:

BonziBUDDY Web Compass - C:\Program Files\BonziBUDDY Web Compass\WebCompass.dll (file missing) - {A28C2A31-3AB0-4118-922F-F6B3184F5495}

--------------------------------------------------

Enumerating Task Scheduler jobs:

Tune-up Application Start.job
Maintenance-Defragment programs.job
Maintenance-ScanDisk.job
Maintenance-Disk cleanup.job
Symantec NetDetect.job
Norton AntiVirus - Scan my computer.job

--------------------------------------------------

Enumerating Download Program Files:

[Yahoo! Audio Conferencing]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\CONFLICT.1\YACSCOM.DLL
CODEBASE = http://us.chat1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/chat/applet/v43/yacscom.cab

[Yahoo! Audio UI1]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\CONFLICT.1\YACSUI.DLL
CODEBASE = http://chat.yahoo.com/cab/yacsui.cab

[Yahoo! WebCam Viewer Wrapper]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\YVWRCTL.DLL
CODEBASE = http://chat.yahoo.com/cab/yvwrctl.cab

[QuickTime Object]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTPLUGIN.OCX
CODEBASE = http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab

[Surround Video V3.0 Control Object]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\SVIDEO30.OCX
CODEBASE = http://www.seaworldnara.com.au/virtual_tours/cabs/svideo3.cab

[Shockwave Flash Object]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MACROMED\FLASH\FLASH.OCX
CODEBASE = http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab

[MSN Chat Control 4.5]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\CONFLICT.3\MSNCHAT45.OCX
CODEBASE = http://fdl.msn.com/public/chat/msnchat45.cab

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End of report, 7,272 bytes
Report generated in 1.232 seconds

Command line options:
/verbose - to add additional info on each section
/complete - to include empty sections and unsuspicious data
/force9x - to include Win9x-only startups even if running on WinNT
/forcent - to include WinNT-only startups even if running on Win9x
/forceall - to include all Win9x and WinNT startups, regardless of platform
/history - to list version history only

By the way, this morning I restarted my computer, and the whole folder and folder names thing is fixed.

But could you have a look at my start up and see if everything is alright.

Thanks
 

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Also to lesamie thank you for your suggestions, I did have them in mind but I didn't need to use them.

Thanks for your help.
 

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Your startup looks clean

Try right clicking "my computer" properties\performance\graphics
experiment by moving the slider to different possitions

steam

ps. what do you mean about not needing lesamie 's suggestions - have you solved your problem ?
 

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Yes my problem is solved, I put how I solved my problem at the bottom of my post with the start-up information.

Thanks for your help!
 
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