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Warning when attempting to rename, move or delete folder #

Creating a new folder named "New Folder" on the Desktop was not a problem, but attempting to rename, move, or delete it produced the following warning:
Renaming, moving or deleting 'New Folder' could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?
A quick registry search for "New Folder" with Nir's RegScanner turned up the culprit:
[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\HijackThis.exe]
@="C:\Documents and Settings\username\Desktop\New Folder"
Deleted the crufty key, logged off and on, problem solved.

/windows | Nov 04, 2009


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