Browsers and other apps takes too long when open files from disk.


  1. Posts : 28
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bits
       #1

    Browsers and other apps takes too long when open files from disk.


    I have my PC reinstalled Windows 10 Pro (clean install) two days ago.
    I realize that most apps take long time to load file from disk and removable devices, but using explorer to open it is still normal.

    For example when I use IDM and choose location to save files, it take very long to browse to that location, it also happen in all browsers (Chrome 64bits - ver 53, Firefox -ver47, and Opera).

    I got SSD for Windows (C:\ ) and HDD (D:\ )for storage, most files locate in D: (D: was defragged)
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  2. Posts : 13,929
    Windows 10 Pro X64 21H1 19043.1503
       #2

    I've had problems with Windows Defender causing slow downs like this. As a test, turn off Real Timer Protection in Windows Defender, just to see if that resolves the problem. If yes then try a different AV program perhaps?

    I'm still using Defender but it slows down some activities, like when I open toolbars from the Taskbar, it takes a long time for them to populate. I may switch to another Av program for awhile to do some testing.
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  3. Posts : 28
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bits
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Ztruker said:
    I've had problems with Windows Defender causing slow downs like this. As a test, turn off Real Timer Protection in Windows Defender, just to see if that resolves the problem. If yes then try a different AV program perhaps?

    I'm still using Defender but it slows down some activities, like when I open toolbars from the Taskbar, it takes a long time for them to populate. I may switch to another Av program for awhile to do some testing.
    I only use Windows Defender and turn off Real time doesn't seem to work
    thanks you for replies.
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  4. Posts : 13,929
    Windows 10 Pro X64 21H1 19043.1503
       #4

    Okay, worth a shot.
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