Windows 10: slow opening response

Discus and support slow opening response in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Iv downloaded MS flight sim 2020 and upon opening it when I get to the "checking for updates" the program lags then stops. I did a speed test on my wi... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by geiadude, Sep 1, 2020.

  1. geiadude Win User

    slow opening response

    Iv downloaded MS flight sim 2020 and upon opening it when I get to the "checking for updates" the program lags then stops. I did a speed test on my wi fi set up and the results are as follows Ping 1Ms Download 33.26 Mps

    upload is 7.83 Mps could anyone help me with this



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    geiadude, Sep 1, 2020

  2. "open with" and opening of files slow


    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    1. Since when are you facing this issue?
    2. Have you made any changes on your computer, prior to this issue?

    To fix issues with Word documents opening slowly, I suggest you to attach a different template to the document and check if that helps. Follow the below steps to attach a templates.


    1. Open Word application.
    2. Click on File and select Options.
    3. Select Add-Ins from the list.
    4. Under Manage Select Templates and click on
    5. In the pop up, type Normal in the Document template.
    6. Click on Ok.

    To fix issues with Adobe files opening slowly follow the below troubleshooting steps and check if that helps.


    1. Open Adobe application.
    2. Click on Edit.
    3. Select Preferences option.
    4. Tap on General.
    5. Uncheck Enable protected mode at startup.

    Hope it helps.

    Sandeep Kumar M

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
    Sandeep_KM, Sep 1, 2020
  3. Slow Response On Right Click

    Hi Bruceneo,

    Thanks for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    To assist you better, I like to know; what is the make and model of your computer?

    As per your query, I suggest you to Run Maintenance task

    The Run maintenance task checks issues that might slow down your computer's, such as how many users are currently logged on to the computer and whether multiple programs are running at the same time.

    Follow the below steps.

    • Press Windows + X on the keyboard.

    • Select Control Panel.

    • Select Troubleshooting.

    • Click on Run maintenance task under
      System and Security.

    • Follow on screen instruction.
    Hope it helps, reply to us with the status of your issue. We will be happy to assist you.
    Santosh_Rai, Sep 1, 2020
  4. slow opening response

    Very slow response when opening programs and file explorer


    To better assist you with your concern, I'd like to know the following:

    • Confirm which build is currently installed on your device. To check, follow the steps below:
    1. Press Windows key + R, then type in winver.
    2. Click OK.
    • Were there any recent change made prior to this issue?
    • Does the issue only happens when opening programs/files from the taskbar?

    Meanwhile, I'd recommend checking this article to help you improve your PC's performance in Windows 10.

    Looking forward to your response.

    Melchizedek Qui, Sep 1, 2020

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