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This issue is usually happened when an application installation not correctly renamed or deleted the registry entry PendingFileRenameOperations.

Belo are the work around for this issue by following these steps:

1. Open Registry Editor. Click Start –> Run, input “regedit” and press Enter.

2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager, and delete any value in “PendingFileRenameOperations” key.