Windows 10: Can’t find the specified file when trying to rename a file or folder in Windows 11/10

Discus and support Can’t find the specified file when trying to rename a file or folder in Windows 11/10 in Windows 10 News to solve the problem; [ATTACH]If you cannot rename a file and get Can’t find the specified file error while renaming a file or folder, here is how you can fix the issue. It... Discussion in 'Windows 10 News' started by WinClub, Dec 18, 2021.

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    Can’t find the specified file when trying to rename a file or folder in Windows 11/10


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    If you cannot rename a file and get Can’t find the specified file error while renaming a file or folder, here is how you can fix the issue. It is pretty common when you move files from one folder to another and try to rename a folder at the same time. However, there could be other reasons […]

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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Dec 18, 2021
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  3. Renaming local files and folders issue

    Hi,

    To further assist you with renaming local files and folders, we suggest for you to check this

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    Let us know how it goes.
     
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  4. JHargrove Win User

    Can’t find the specified file when trying to rename a file or folder in Windows 11/10

    Cannot Rename File Folders in Win10

    Were you able to resolve your issue? This has started happening to me the last few days and it is driving me crazy. Symptoms are:

    • Renaming any folder results in "Can't find the specified file"
    • Clicking 'Try Again' gives the error, "The file or folder does not exist"
    • I am able to rename folders through any means except Explorer. It is not a permissions issue. I can write a small program that renames folders fine, applications function normally ... it is just Explorer.

    Really not wanting to wipe my system after I just spent a week getting it setup. Can’t find the specified file when trying to rename a file or folder in Windows 11/10 :(
     
    JHargrove, Dec 18, 2021
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