Windows 10: Windows explorer very slow (green bar)

Discus and support Windows explorer very slow (green bar) in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; My windows explorer used to be very fast. Then I tried to decompress a zip file, and cancel it. Now it is very slow. symptoms: -When I press... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by KansaiRobot, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. Windows explorer very slow (green bar)


    My windows explorer used to be very fast. Then I tried to decompress a zip file, and cancel it.
    Now it is very slow.

    symptoms:

    -When I press (Windows)+E nothing happens until some minutes later (before it opened winosw explorer instantly)

    -when explorer is open I can see the folder icons only. The rest are just white squares. (the icons of all other files take time to open)

    -the green bar in the upper side shows a very slow progress.

    -If I right click a file, the menu does not appear but a blue circle (loading) appears instead

    The computer is not slow, and I can browse internet and doing other things. Only everything related to explorer is slow

    Any help is greatly appreciated

    :)
     
    KansaiRobot, Feb 22, 2018
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