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Windows Explorer Not automatically refreshing

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by ruggb, Dec 1, 2011.

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  1. ruggb

    ruggb Thread Starter

    Aug 7, 2009
    with any WE window open - if I change/delete anything the window does not automatically refresh. I must hit F5 to see the correct view.

    What do I need to change to fix this??

  2. Phantom010

    Phantom010 Trusted Advisor

    Mar 9, 2009
    Press the Windows key + R to open a Run box.

    Type regedit

    Click OK.

    Browse to:


    In the right pane, double-click DontRefresh.

    Change the Value from 1 to 0.

    If you have a 64-bit operating system, do the same for the following keys:



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