Windows 10: Icons in Windows Explorer constantly refreshing, high CPU for explorer

Discus and support Icons in Windows Explorer constantly refreshing, high CPU for explorer in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Hi, When an explorer window of some directory is open, the icons on desktop and the taskbar keep refreshing every other second and explorer.exe has a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/CeeMX, Sep 18, 2020.

  1. /u/CeeMX Win User

    Icons in Windows Explorer constantly refreshing, high CPU for explorer


    Hi,

    When an explorer window of some directory is open, the icons on desktop and the taskbar keep refreshing every other second and explorer.exe has a really high CPU load.

    I already tried sfc /scannow, removing IconCache.db and disabling automatic color selection on desktop - nothing fixed it. I’m out of ideas now, as also google research doesn’t gave anything useful.

    I also noticed it doesn’t seem to occur on empty directories (tested with a full downloads dir and after recycling everything there).

    Did anybody experience this issue and can give me a hint what else I can try? Reinstalling Windows would be last resort... Windows is up to date and I also updated all the Firmwares/Drivers (Lenovo Thinkpad).

    Thanks in advance!

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    /u/CeeMX, Sep 18, 2020
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  2. Windows vista x64 computer icon always changing

    what icons are you referring to?
    In the Windows Explorer list or desktop?
     
    twicksisted, Sep 18, 2020
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  3. Windows Explorer Replacement?

    are you running IE7? if not that wouold be my first suggestion,upgrade to ie7 that can fix some stability issues with windows explorer
     
    Athlon2K15, Sep 18, 2020
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  4. mixa Win User

    Icons in Windows Explorer constantly refreshing, high CPU for explorer

    Microsoft Internet Explorer renamed to Windows Internet Explorer ?

    Icons in Windows Explorer constantly refreshing, high CPU for explorer wie1.png


    Since version 7 of the world`s most popular web browser - Microsoft Internet Explorer was silently renamed to Windows Internet Explorer.Such a step from Microsoft is not a surprise since Internet Explorer is part of the Windows operation system for a long time.Obviously Microsoft corp. wants to state that Internet Explorer is already considered as a part of Windows and not as an external browser (remember the IE and WMP law issues last year!?).
     
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