Re: Deleting, re-naming, searching, locks up
If you tried chkdsk, Event Viewer, user privileges, memory check... it's
time to reinstall. Dell should give you 1 year of assistance.
"msn" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> When I attempt to delete a file a window appears saying "Calculating
> remaining" this just hangs; attempting to close the message window
> causes a
> message "cancelling" to occur in the message window but it continues to
> The explorer window becomes unresponsive. I have to "End Task" to get
> rid of it. The file does go to the recycle bin after this (or expunges
> if I choose to).
> When I attempt to rename a file, it locks up. Again; have to "end Task"
> to unlock it. it does rename the file though.
> This is on a Dell inspiron laptop bought in January. I have had this
> problem since Febuary. I have searched extensively with no luck. There
> was one fix listed in a topic hear. it didn't work.
> Oh. When I start in SAFE mode, all of the above works fine.
> This has been posted here before, but those threads are "stopped" or
> old. Weird that I can't find anything on this problem...
> Any ideas, anybody? I am getting ready to re-install OS.
> I do have the Vista Business edition. Would that help? Cause problems?
> What about installing SP1?
> THANKS in advance!