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#1 LonghornJ

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 12:03 PM

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Whenever I right click on a drive, folder, or a file, it takes forever to get the menu of options to show up.  Does anyone have a remedy for this?



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 06:53 PM

I would try...

 

a.  Run chkdsk /r command, followed by

 

b.  Defrag the Windows partition (unless it's on an SSD...if on SSD, do not defrag).

 

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Posted 20 December 2013 - 10:03 AM

Hi Louis,

I've done (a.) before my newly installed SSD.  I thought the new drive would solve this problem, but it didn't.  I wonder if it's taking long because of the various options I can choose from when I right click.  For example, I can scan for virus, WinMerge, Edit in Notepad++, etc, beyond your traditional OPEN, COPY, CREATE SHORTCUT, ETC.  The are some of the program I have installed. Perhaps if I can reduce this list, it would pop up faster.  Without uninstalling any of the programs, do you know how I can remove the options?



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Posted 20 December 2013 - 01:29 PM

ShellExView can be used for solving context-menu problems in Explorer environment.

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