Re: Windows Explorer VERY Delayed!
Wait, sorry but how do I get to the services console?
> My Drives are:
> Floppy Disk Drive (A)
> Local Disk (C)
> DVD RW (D)
> DVD (E)
> And I'll try to shut off Indexing now
> "pbk" wrote:
> > DevilsPGD wrote:
> > > In message <939416E4-AE49-4C02-8934-E0CB49840557@microsoft.com>
> > > SpikeDelight <SpikeDelight@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Whenever I try to open any Windows Explorer program like My Computer,
> > >> Control Panel, Recycle Bin, etc. the window immediately freezes (though
> > >> nothing else on the PC freezes) and goes into a non-responsive state. If I
> > >> just do other stuff for about 3-5 minutes the window will eventually open
> > >> correctly, but this is obviously a problem. Does anyone know what is causing
> > >> this or how to fix it? (Or both?) Thanks so much for your time.
> > >
> > > Do you have any network drives mapped to drive letters?
> > I've figured that two possible issues cause this:
> > -- Vista is trying to reconnect to network drives and is scanning the
> > network (you can see a progress bar at the top of the window as it does
> > this)
> > -- Vista's search and indexer is running on the directories you're
> > exposing in Explorer. I noticed a major improvement in speed when I
> > entirely disabled search and indexing in the services console.