Windows 10: Windows explorer very slow (green bar)

  1.    23 Feb 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.


    -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
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       23 Feb 2018 #2

    It might be HDD/SSD issue.

    Have you tried checking the drive for errors?

    Drive Error Checking in Windows 10
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  3.    23 Feb 2018 #3

    There was another middling-length thread on TenForums on this topic last year: you might want to check it out. The title is evocative of your symptoms: File explorer slow/Never loading solution Solved - Windows 10 Forums.
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