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Right-click menu in Win Explorer takes 10 Seconds

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Alex Ethridge, Nov 29, 2011.

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  1. Alex Ethridge

    Alex Ethridge Thread Starter

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    I've been running this system just fine until recently when this problem with the right-click menu started. Actually, it is a problem specific to the "New" portion of the right-click menu in Windows Explorer. I can right-click a blank portion of an Explorer window and I get the usual instant pop-out menu; but, if I click "New", it takes a full ten seconds to respond. For ten seconds, it is as though I didn't click at all, then the "New" nested menu appears and everything works as normal. If I impatiently click several times in a row during that ten seconds (on "New"), everything grays for the rest of the ten seconds, then the Windows Desktop redraws completely and I have to start over again trying to use the "New" menu.

    This has been going on for about two weeks.

    Suggestions?
     
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