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Unable to create folder

Unable to create the folder '' File system...

 
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Assuming an attempt was made to create a folder on a blank CD, the Windows XP Burning CD function is not working properly.

 
 
   
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  Unable to create folder 

 
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  Unable to create the folder 'item '

File system error (16389). 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\

 
Issued By
  explorer.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Restore From Backup or Image
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If you know the hardware is good and you have a current backup or image of the drive, you could reformat the hard drive and start over. This is often the last resort when all else fails, as you will often lose your latest settings and important data. If you have a spare drive, it may be worth it to install the drive in place of the first drive and do a fresh install of Windows. This will help confirm if this is a hardware or software issue (unless the original system drive is the source of the problem).
 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 19-Dec-2009
 
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Scan for System File Damage
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Windows includes a Resource Checker utility to scan the system files for damage. If any problems are found, it identifies the bad files. Windows Vista and Windows 7 will also attempt to repair the damaged files. XP users may need the Boot CD to repair a bad file.

  1. Open the Run dialog (Windows Key + R) and enter cmd to open a command box.

  2. At the prompt, type sfc /SCANNOW

  3. Let it run until it completes (it may take 10 minutes or longer). It will show progress as it performs the file verifications.

If you need to exit before it is complete, type Ctrl-C.

 
   
 
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Get the Latest Updates
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Install the latest Windows software updates. Don't forget to check for non-critical updates too!

To manually get updates, open Internet Explorer (you can't use a non-Microsoft browser for updates).

For IE 8 and later: Click on Safety, then Windows Update. Follow the instructions.


For IE 7 and older: Click on Tools, then Windows Update. Follow the instructions.


 
   
 
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