I forgot if I mentioned uBlock Origin in this forum. Anyway, uBlock Origin has lots of settings - maybe go that for now.
I just now remembered this is an old thread; however, I'll leave this post for future readers asking the same question.
I understand your happiness, same over here! Especially right after a move and paste operation -- the moved items are not visible neither in the former location nor in the new location -- after a restart, everything was in the new location.
If need be, run this batchfile over to sevenforums, there are some very good batchile kings in there.
"...starts to copy over the rest of the program files directory, starting with Adobe..."
I think you're saying that other stuff is being copied into the created directory, correct?
You cloned from within Windows? Cool!
"Cool? DEFINITELY NOT!" -- I totally failed to read and remember: the clone from within Windows was incomplete.
Re-reading this thread convinced me to totally agree with you -- within Windows cloning definitely not cool!