Windows 10: Need help moving files

Discus and support Need help moving files in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Good morning, I have recently started with a new company and I need to move user network access forms into folders with their respective name. The... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/faris_jason, Nov 12, 2019.

  1. Need help moving files

    Good morning, I have recently started with a new company and I need to move user network access forms into folders with their respective name. The problem is the names that are used for the files all have a different t however the naming convention. However, they all do have the persons name in it.

    For example I need to move “2875_John Doe” into a folder named “Doe, John”. I need to do this for thousands of files. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    /u/faris_jason, Nov 12, 2019

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  3. Edge Search Does Not Permit Change of Region

    I got these suggestions from the Microsoft Community forum.No. 1 worked for me:

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community. I am glad to assist you on this.
    We have reproduce the issue here and we are able to access non-regional search for google using Microsoft Edge.
    I would suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.
    Step 1:
    Clear browsing data option of Microsoft Edge and check if you face the issue. To do so perform the steps below.

    1. Click on the More actions icon next to the feedback icon present on top right corner of the Project Spartan homepage.
    2. Select Settings and click on Choose what to clear.
    3. Check the boxes Browsing history, Cookies and saved website data and Cached data and files and click on Clear.
    Step 2:
    I suggest you to create a new user account and check if the issue occurs.

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Choose Accounts and then select Family and other users.
    3. Select add someone else on this PC.
    4. Enter a user name and hit next.
    5. Click on Finish.
    6. Sign out from the current Account and Log into the new account.
    Step 3:
    It could also happen because of network issue. I suggest you to try with different network connection and check if it helps.
    hurricane51, Nov 12, 2019
  4. Nikhar_K Win User

    Need help moving files

    Error: This Process Cannot Be Completed The File Is Open In Windows Explorer when deleting/moving a video file


    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    We appreciate your effort on this. We understand that when you are trying to delete or move some video files, you get an error, we will look into this for you. However, we would like to know if the issue occurs while deleting/moving any other file.

    We would suggest you to refer the troubleshooting steps mentioned below and check if that helps:

    Method 1: Close all background applications

    We would suggest you to check if the file that you are trying to delete/move is open in background. If the file is open, close the file and then try deleting/moving it.

    Alternatively, you can press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open
    Task Manager and look for the applications that you are not using while deleting/moving the file. Right click on them and select
    End Task.

    Method 2: Turn off File preview in File Explorer

    We can try turning off File preview in File Explorer and check if that helps in resolving the issue. Refer the steps mentioned below:

    1. Press Windows key + R, to open
      dialog box.
    2. Type control folders and click on
    3. Click on View tab.
    4. Now, select the checkbox for Always show icons, never thumbnails.
    5. Click on OK.

    Method 3: Safe Mode

    If Turning off File preview doesn’t help, I would suggest you to boot the computer into Safe Mode and check if you are able to delete/move the file. Refer the steps mentioned in the article

    Start your PC in safe mode in Windows 10

    Let us know the results.


    Nikhar Khare

    Microsoft Community - Moderator
    Nikhar_K, Nov 12, 2019

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