Windows 10: Explorer.exe freezes (Hangs) on rename
Explorer.exe freezes (Hangs) on rename
I'm getting this periodically when renaming a folder, explorer.exe will hang for a while when attempting to rename. Any ideas guys?
--win10 64-bit home(Anniversary edition)--Norton AV--Comodo Firewall--
Hi, I have searched the forum for you
and found this where what I found seemed to fix it
Explorer Freezes Temporarily When Creating a New or Renaming a Folder - Windows 10 Forums
See if it works for you.
I Saw that, but thanks for looking. It seems to have fixed itself. If it comes back ill try removing the winrar shell extension.
You can also try disabling all shell context menu entries to see if that has any effect.
Similarly, try a clean boot - looking for conflicting 3rd party programs.
And you'll be aware that 1607 as initially released was known for freezing problems - hopefully fixed in the major updates since release.
First off. Apologies if this is in the wrong forum :o
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