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My Pictures folder not behaving! (renames self)


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#1 ICKIER

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 09:42 PM

Oddly enough I booted up this morning and inside My Documents was a folder named My Pictures2.
If I right clicked and selected rename and deleted the 2, as soon as I hit enter, the 2 reappeared!
I looked in the registry under My Computer/HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders and for My Pictures, the data reads C:\Documents and Settings\Joe\My Documents\My Pictures.
There is not another folder in My Documents named My Pictures. If I right click and select Properties and try to rename it there, it'll do the same thing, rename itself back to My Pictures2. If I delete it from My Documents and create a new folder named My Pictures it will retain the name but not have the My Pictures icon until I Start/Run/rundll32 mydocs.dll,PerUserInit to refresh the icon, but when that happens it's named My Pictures2 again!
If I click Start, and and click on the icon My Pictures2 or even browse to it through explorer, the address bar shows the destination as C:\Documents and Settings\Joe\My Documents\My Pictures! (and will do so if you manually add the 2 also)

What is going on?

Edited by ICKIER, 02 January 2011 - 09:51 PM.


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