Windows 10: Explorer Issues re: Content Counts & Recycle Bin

  1.    17 May 2018 #1

    Explorer Issues re: Content Counts & Recycle Bin


    Greetings,

    I've noticed two somethings in Windows 10 for ages. I'm wondering if it's normal and the way things are. I'm using the latest of everything but no betas.

    FOLDER CONTENTS COUNT WRONG

    Suppose I want to know how many items are in the Documents folder. Or how much space it eats on my hard drive. If the Docs folder has folders within it, and those have folders and items within it, the system... urm... gets lazy after a certain point and doesn't offer a complete read.

    My wife had a folder within the Documents folder that's 15GBs of info. If you asked Explorer how big the Docs folder is you get 1.75 GBs. Not even close.

    Possibly related

    EMPTYING RECYCLE BIN

    Suppose you have 40 items in the bin. When I click the 'Empty' button quite often it only removes so many and then, again, gets lazy and doesn't finish. If I re-open that same folder it's then clear.

    Is this normal Windows behavior? Does your system do this?
    Last edited by The Pool Man; 18 May 2018 at 00:36.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    18 May 2018 #2

    I thought these would be easy questions. Hmm.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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