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permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]djdadi 7 points8 points9 points 1 year ago(4 children)Mine takes about 25 seconds, and I have only videos. However the downloads folder can hang for up to 10 seconds. Back in the troublesome folder, press F5 to reload the folder. Of course this all works fine, until your truly has to do some maintenance to free up disk space, clears the temporary internet files, then an hour later the user screams weblink

It turns out they are! Commonly posted tips (Click here for an index of common LPTs) Political posts/tips. The fix is to ensure the folder settings for "Downloads" is optimized for "General items". Reply Wakka man says: May 3, 2015 at 10:49 am Thank you SO MUCH! http://www.howtogeek.com/246087/how-to-speed-up-a-windows-folder-that-loads-very-slowly/

Windows 10 File Explorer Slow To Open

Really horrible UI. 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 permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]AMD_Me_Pls 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(0 children)You da real MVP. Select the Customize tab From the drop-down menu, Optimize this folder for: "General Items"You may have to do this every once in awhile as Windows tries to "re-optimize" that folder.

Proud introvert. Get it? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]browb3aten 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(1 child)Could be still trying to generate thumbnails for the pdfs despite not showing them. Windows Explorer Slow To Load Then drag and drop the new "Downloads" folder to where the old "downloads" folder was.

You are the best. Downloads Folder Slow Windows 10 permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]JuvenileEloquent 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)If anyone above me is keeping important emails in the deleted items folder I would already be updating my resume and looking for a Proselytize elsewhere. http://www.istartedsomething.com/20121202/quick-fix-for-very-slow-to-load-downloads-folder-in-windows-7-8/ Thanks for such a great tip.

I was struggling with the same issue with my movies folder, until I changed the custom section from videos to general. Windows 8.1 File Explorer Slow To Open Thank you so much. 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! Whenever I open this folder, it takes ages for the green progress bar to go across the screen.

Downloads Folder Slow Windows 10

Anyone have any ideas? https://www.reddit.com/r/LifeProTips/comments/3zuwcb/lpt_slow_loading_downloads_folder_in_windows_even/ permalinkembedsavegive goldload more comments(13 replies)[–]larsholm 22 points23 points24 points 1 year ago(7 children)Mine said general items already, and I have never checked? Windows 10 File Explorer Slow To Open I have general, shortcut, security, details and previous versions. Windows 10 Slow Loading Folders permalinkembedsavegive gold[+][deleted] 1 year ago(11 children)[deleted] [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(1 child) run from memory instead of the disk To be fair, I doubt anyone with 16+GB of memory is running

It loads instantly, and I can change the sorting in <2s. have a peek at these guys johndiggins Says: November 16th, 2016 at 1:16 pm I think I figured out how to make this fix permanent. So, organizing things in real life is much more important than on my computer. Reply Chris says: February 9, 2014 at 6:05 am Thank you! Windows 7 Explorer Slow To Open Folders

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]eq2_lessing 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)My downloads folder, even when entirely empty, took ages to load. Reply o2 says: July 22, 2016 at 1:23 pm It's been 4 years, yet this solution still works like charm for windows 10. Thanks!!!! check over here How are they even still in business, considering they ruin entire companies with their piffle?

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Bonus points that she is able to easily access her mail at work. WINDOWS 10 works Reply Nit says: December 4, 2016 at 5:40 pm Thanx, It worked. ALL OF THEM. Windows 10 File Explorer Slow Green Bar The new "downloads" folder shouldn't have any presets as to whats in the folder, or whats being downloaded into the folder.

All rights reserved.REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc.Advertise - business / financeπRendered by PID 632 on app-42 at 2017-01-11 00:41:04.912971+00:00 running 35e3b26 country code: DE. Select "General items". Reply Vadim says: May 24, 2016 at 7:14 am it works! this content Reply Juke says: May 28, 2016 at 6:33 pm Awesome, problem fixed.

The "Default Programs" panel in the Control Panel is extremely slow to load and if any changes are made the refresh is similar.