Explorer freezes when renaming/deleting folder: LanmanWorkstation

  1.    12 Jun 2016 #1

    Explorer freezes when renaming/deleting folder: LanmanWorkstation


    I have been having this issue for quite a long time (even when I was using Windows 8.1 before upgrading to 10).
    Basically, Explorer freezes for ~7s when I rename/delete/move a folder. It even shows "Explorer not responding" in the task manager after few seconds.
    When deleting/moving a folder, the progress bar is stuck at 99% for several seconds.
    The freezing does not happens all the time (I would say 80% of the time). It seems to appear randomly.
    It happens only on folders (not files).
    Also, it never happens when copying folder.

    I did my homework and finally found the culprit : the "Workstation" "LanmanWorkstation" service.
    It runs as "svchost.exe -k NetworkService".
    Disabling this service fix the Explorer freezing... but this is not a viable solution since (I guess) my system needs this service running.

    During the freezing, there are no excessive CPU load or memory/disk/network access.

    Does anyone has an idea/solution ?

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  2.    22 Jun 2016 #2

    Nobody ?
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  3. Berton's Avatar
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       22 Jun 2016 #3

    Just a question: are the files and Folders on a remote computer, not on your drive? I see a similar situation [but not as long] when working with my NAS drive.
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  4.    23 Jun 2016 #4

    All the files are local.
    No NAS.
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  5.    12 Jul 2016 #5

    Still nobody ?...
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