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Cannot Copy Paste File on Windows 8 Pro

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 Profesional

    Cannot Copy Paste File on Windows 8 Pro


    i'm having a little problem on my windows 8
    i can't copy a file , open a command prompt on admin mode and do a right click on a file.

    what should i do to resolve the issue ? please help me

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  2. #2

    Posts : 24
    Win8 Pro 64bit

    Also having same/similar problem. I select file, Copy, go to folder where I want the file, click on Paste and Explorer crashes.
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Cannot Copy Paste File on Windows 8 Pro

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