The system cannot find the path specified

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The system cannot find the path specified

winscp version: 5.13.2 (Build 8455)
windows version: 10 Pro
protocol : SCP
Using GUI Explorer
error:
System Error. Code 3.
The system cannot find the path specified
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I right clicked on the file (aps.apache.conf) and selected Edit. To resolve the issue, I refresh the directory. I'm not sure exactly when it started, but doing a fresh install, deleting all of the config made the problem go away for a little while and then it came back. I do have an external editor selected (UltraEdit). This use to work with no problem, but in the last few months has been a problem more and more frequently.

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Re: The system cannot find the path specified

With having the error message still showing, can you check if the path in the error message exists? In this case it would be C:\Users\apatt\AppData\Local\Temp\scp11306\opt\apatt_aps (the path will differ the next time you try). If it does not exist, please find, what part of the path does exist. If it exists, try creating the file (aps.apache.conf) in the folder.

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The system cannot find the path specified

Only part of the path exists..

C:\Users\apatt\AppData\Local\Temp\scp39677\opt
When I got this error, it was looking for

C:\Users\apatt\AppData\Local\Temp\scp39677\opt\stage\medispan_migration_README.txt

The I hit abort and I get another error (attached)

I saw ok to that message, try to edit the file again, and then it was able to edit with a path of
C:\Users\apatt\AppData\Local\Temp\scp32851\opt\stage\medispan_migration_README.txt
without any trouble.

This doesn't happen every time, just from time to time. Not sure when the problem started, but it's really annoying. I've been using WinSCP for years and love it. This has started in maybe the last 6 months or so.. I update from time to time, not always having the latest, but staying reasonably up to date.

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Re: The system cannot find the path specified

I have sent you an email with a debug version of WinSCP to the address you have used to register on this forum.

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