So lately I have been starting to notice some weird stuff going on with my W7 Prof.
It all started a few weeks back when I plugged in an eSata drive. When I was done with the drive I looked for the ability to "eject" it, but didn't see anything. So I simply shut it off and unplugged it. Well after I did that I checked My Computer to see the drive was still there. I thought to myself "hmm that weird", so I tried to open it and it was showing all the files and what not. Note there was no way the drive copied itself onto my main drive as I didn't have the room.
Well I had a feeling the refences to the drive were still in memory, so I tried to log off to fix it. But they didn't go away, and I had to do a full restart which fixed the problem.
Some time later (as in days or a week or two) I was trying to copy a file from one location to another, a VS2010 project from my Dropbox to its location in My Documents. Anyway everytime I tried to copy it over it kept giving me a "Try Again" message because one of the files I was trying to overwrite was in use. I thought this was weird because I was pretty sure everything was closed. So I pulled up Task Manager to check the processes, but I found nothing that showed any of these files should be in use. Well I reset the computer and it fixed it.
I then later on (I think this was after the above incident) was trying to delete the folder for Planetside 2, and it kept giving me a "Try Again" error. Now I had recently started this game up, got the launcher to realize I had to remove it to install the full version. So I tried the uninstaller and it got some error (that others seemed to be getting to), so I tried to delete the folder as instructed which as I mentioned got the error. Restart fixed it.
Well just now I was looking in a folder of mine and noticed I had files doubling up. I had opened a .txt document. Well I went back to the folder probably 5 - 10 mins later to open something else to see that there were two of that file and both of them were highlighted (as if I ctrl + clicked each), but the name was the same. A simple refresh of the folder fixed it ... the thing is I swear this isn't the first time I have seen files duplicated like this (I didn't check this time but the earlier times I want to say multiple files appeared more then once).
Now I mentioned it started with the HD, I should say that's actually the earliers I can remember ever seeing this isse, but that was weeks ago.
So I'm starting to wonder if a paging table is screwed up or something like that because it seems references aren't being discarded when something closes, and I am seeing duplicates of the same thing and it's acting if I am clicking both (well I never actually tried to click one to see if the other clicked but just seeing both highlighted).
I know that's a lot I just wrote but Googling this is proving to be difficult and I feel this is a good place to come for help.
Thanks in advance