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Unable to rename files and folder after updated to kb4041994

Using Windows 10 64 bit. I cannot rename any file or folder after updated kb4041994. When i try to rename any folder it give no response. I am able to rename files which are on my desktop but the files those are in other drive, unable to rename. Is there any solution for this error?


Possible Solution 1:

Uninstall kb4041994 may resolve this issue.

Press Windows+R key to open command prompt or

Type cmd.exe into Startup Menu> right click cmd.exe> select Open as administrator

type following code to uninstall

wusa /uninstall /kb:4041994


Possible Solution 2:


Press Windows Key + R to open command promt

Type “regedit”t open Registry Editor

Click on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE> Software> Microsoft> Windows> Current Version> Explorer> FolderDescriptions

You need to delete or rename following 5 items. I did renamed folder with “-BAD” after original Folder name

  • {7b0db17d-9cd2-4a93-9733-46cc89022e7c}
  • {2112AB0A-C86A-4ffe-A368-0DE96E47012E}
  • {491E922F-5643-4af4-A7EB-4E7A138D8174}
  • {A990AE9F-A03B-4e80-94BC-9912D7504104}
  • {A302545D-DEFF-464b-ABE8-61C8648D939B}


After rename reboot your computer and issue will be fixed now.

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