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Error message: "The action can't be completed because the folder or a file in it...."

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by bj nick, Aug 20, 2012.

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    When I try to move a folder into another folder (sub-folders into the main "MY DOCS" folder, I get the error message: "The action can't be completed because the folder or a file in it is open. Close the file and try again."

    NO, no other folders are open; went to task manager and made sure. No backup running. I've tried a web search others have had this issue. The suggestion was to empty the temp folder, but this didn't help.

    Any advice? This happens for ANY folder I try to dump into the main one.
     
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