1. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       08 Oct 2016 #1

    Win 10 hangs when right clicking


    I have bought a new Lenovo H30 desktop Pc with Win 10 on it. Finding it the worst OS that I have ever used. (Normally a Linux user). XP is easier. I've used many file managers in the past and this one is the least intuitive and hard to use.

    When I right click on a file or folder the machine just hangs and I have to crash out. Also the same thing happens when I try to create a "New" folder either by clicking the New folder Icon in File Explorer, or right clicking. Right clicking works OK when I am in a program like "Word" or "Excel".

    any help gratefully received.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 360
    Windows 10 Home
       08 Oct 2016 #2

    Gazza,

    Welcome to the forum!

    Do you see any extra context menu when you right click on a file or folder?
    As an example, a context-menu that does not belong to Microsoft?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       08 Oct 2016 #3

    cottonball said: View Post
    Gazza,

    Welcome to the forum!

    Do you see any extra context menu when you right click on a file or folder?
    As an example, a context-menu that does not belong to Microsoft?
    Thanks Cottonball, nearly all of the time I get no context menu upon right clicking, it just hangs with that blue circle going round and round. The few times that I did get a menu upon right clicking the menu appeared to be normal Windows menu.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 360
    Windows 10 Home
       08 Oct 2016 #4

    Gazza,

    See if you can take a look at shell extensions, and disable any that are not Microsoft.

    http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html
    Download: ShellExView v1.97 - Shell Extensions Manager
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