Reply calvin st. I have been trying all different fixes for this problem. Thanks! how can so many people from all over the world be posting this same useless "fix"? Source
Navigate to the Customize tab. 4. Reply Chris says: February 9, 2014 at 6:05 am Thank you! The service is called Windows search and once disabled it restored functionality to file explorer. After going through enabling startup services groups at the time and restarting the computer everytime!
Reply Petr says: October 13, 2014 at 4:34 am THX 🙂 Reply Umar says: November 13, 2014 at 1:20 am Thanks!!! Windows 7 Explorer Slow To Open Folders The file folders are picture folders of 100-500 images depending on the folder. This has been bothering me for months, too! Then drag and drop the new "Downloads" folder to where the old "downloads" folder was.
My Windows 7 Downloads folder was by default set to "General" and taking 2-3 minutes to display contents which contradicts the solution here.Switching folder Optimization to "Documents" appeared to solve the Downloads Folder Working On It Windows 10 For me, this took about 1 hr to go through the entire drive and change the setting.After this, the drive was fast finally.Hope this helps someone else before they also pull While you watch in frustration, a status bar in Explorer slowly fills itself for no apparent reason, even if you have a fast computer with a speedy SSD. Reply JS August 28, 2014 at 5:03 am # This still doesn't fix my problem, as I already noted over a year ago, HOWEVER, I may have out why.
This unresponsive/slowdown behavior is typically seen when browsing the "Downloads" folder, so it's very likely it's happened to you as well. I can't organize or move my documents around the way I would like. Windows 10 Slow Loading Folders now it's instant happiness :D Reply Hermund April 4, 2010 at 12:16 am # Thanks!That fixed my problem as well! Windows 10 File Explorer Very Slow It's already optimized for "general".
Note Windows might forget this setting in the future if you keep storing certain types of files (images or videos) and again default to optimize for them. this contact form My hardware configuration didn't change. Also Picture folder become "unusable" with the feature for it It is simply not sensible to find a picture among thousands looking through every tiny thumbnail ! My incoming folder (from eMule) was really slow to load, and with your tip now it loads instantly! Downloads Folder Slow Windows 10
I thought it was an indexing problem and tried to re-index with no effect. This was exactly the solution I was looking for. Why Your Folders Load So Slowly There is a long standing Windows Explorer feature that dates all the way back to Windows Vista wherein you can tell Windows Explorer what kind http://extrawebsolution.com/windows-10/folders-won-39-t-open-windows-10.html Reply Matt w.
If that resolved the issue congratulations, if not read on.You can also try and defragment the hard drive to speed things up a bit. Windows 10 File Explorer Slow Green Bar Reply Aleksander says: December 20, 2013 at 8:27 pm Help - I'm in Vietnam with a Windows 8 with the same problem! Thank you so much!
Reply computertechnicianweb says: September 30, 2016 at 3:46 pm we are taking some time tech support help. How can i apply that in every folder on main machine there are not appearing thumbnails when i want ot save a picture but details from the already stored pictures. Follow @longzheng YouTube Instagram Flickr LinkedIn Email Proudly powered by WordPress Remember Me? Windows Explorer Slow To Load Reply Pierre July 24, 2012 at 11:25 pm # Many thanks; the problem had been driving me crazy.
Reply Joe Albergo says: February 21, 2015 at 3:54 am Mr. Post a comment Load all comments... Drag all of the files in your "Download" folder to the new folder on your desktop. Check This Out Reply jdrch says: December 2, 2012 at 5:06 am It worked, thanks!
Thanks Reply Ran says: January 27, 2016 at 5:45 am Perfect, like another user here, mine was already set to ‘General', but ticking the ‘apply to subfolders' did the trick! Until I unchecked the shortcut setting "General-Advanced-Allow this file have contents indexed". Reply xxx secret says: May 24, 2016 at 11:58 am it doesnt work for me, pls help Reply MH says: May 26, 2016 at 12:52 am Why don't I have the I changed the folder property to general items, now my folder opens like a breeze.
Reply lumutpips says: July 12, 2016 at 10:47 pm nicely done Reply chris says: July 15, 2016 at 2:21 am Is there another way to achieve this possibly? July 6, 2013 at 3:56 am # thanks after months of suffer, your idea works. It worked as you said. File your stuff and this problem goes away!
All these years I was trying to fix it but never thought that this can fix it. Thanks man. Thanks for the post. After changing it to "General Items", my Pictures folder loads all files and thumbnails instantly.
Reply David Zvonař says: December 1, 2016 at 9:49 am OMG THANKS. Once again, I'll have to go into cmd and copy my files from there, because the Windows UI is just about useless. After messing for this for twenty minutes I finally found a solution that I think worked. Reply Rui September 19, 2013 at 10:16 pm # One of the best tips for W7...
Reply Peter says: January 20, 2015 at 3:41 am Genius!!! Click the start orb and enter indexing in the start menu search form.
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