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Steps to reproduce the issue:
The folder rename operation fails because thumbcache.dll still has an open handle to the local thumbs.db file and does not currently implement a mechanism to release the handle to the file in a more dynamic and timely fashion.
To work around the issue, enable User Group Policy setting for "Turn off the caching of thumbnails in hidden thumbs.db files":
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Alternatively, you can directly edit the registry with the following setting:
To fix this problem automatically, click the Fix this problem link. Then click
Run in the File Download dialog box, and follow the steps in this wizard.
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You can directly edit the registry with the following setting:
Another workaround is to wait approximately 1-5 minutes then retry the rename operation.
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Article ID: 2025703 - Last Review: November 21, 2011 - Revision: 5.0