File Explorer is very slooooow


  1. Posts : 34
    Windows 10 64 bit
       #1

    File Explorer is very slooooow


    I am running W10 Pro on a new build PC with plenty of resources but still the File Explorer is very slow.

    Ive seen a hundred different opinions/posts about how to speed up File Explorer but I thought I'd ask the experts. Most of the files I deal with are videos. When I have to sort by date/type/size/whatever it takes a half minute or longer to sort the content.

    What do I need to do to speed this up? This is the only laggy part of my machine and it frustrates me so.
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  2. bro67's Avatar
    Posts : 8,350
    Mac OS Catalina
       #2

    Well, there are alternatives. File Explorer has to go off of the Index, in order to find files. If you are looking for Videos, there are alternatives for managing them.
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  3. eLPuSHeR's Avatar
    Posts : 2,448
    Windows 10 Home x64
       #3

    What AV are you using? Try temporarily disabling it.
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