System folders (Downloads, etc.) with blank names


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For some reason I have duplicates of my “Downloads”, “Documents” and etc. system folders in “This PC” that have blank names and are inusable. Clicking on them does nothing and if I choose “Properties” from their right-click context menus this is the result.


There are no duplicate values in the “HKEY_CURRENT_USERSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerUser Shell Folders” key.

I.e. there is only one value for the “Downloads” folder.


My problem is I wish to remove these folders with blank names.


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