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  • Question

  • Lot of users facing this issue, it is taking too much time to load their desktop items. it takes near to 10-15 minutes.

    Can someone please let me know which type of changes are responsible for this?


    ~VST

    Monday, December 8, 2014 2:36 PM

Answers

  • Please try a clean boot and check the results : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135/en-au


    Arnav Sharma | http://arnavsharma.net/ Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

    • Marked as answer by arnavsharma Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:01 PM
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 12:31 AM
  • Hi,

    This is cause by these Possible reasons:

    More Startup programs.

    Any startup antivirus scan.

    User profile corruption

    ShellIconCache file may be corrupted

    Please follow this guide to resolve this issue:

    Desktop Icons loading very slow in windows 7

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/10608.desktop-icons-loading-very-slow-in-windows-7.aspx


    Karen Hu
    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by arnavsharma Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:01 PM
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:33 AM
  • Hi,

    Run msconfig from windows 7 command prompt go to start up and uncheck those programs causing system performance slow. The same time check any antivirus program live scan on startup, any windows automatic update is set to automatically.

    Regards

    Biswajeet

    • Marked as answer by arnavsharma Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:01 PM
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:47 AM

All replies

  • Please try a clean boot and check the results : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135/en-au


    Arnav Sharma | http://arnavsharma.net/ Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

    • Marked as answer by arnavsharma Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:01 PM
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 12:31 AM
  • Hi,

    This is cause by these Possible reasons:

    More Startup programs.

    Any startup antivirus scan.

    User profile corruption

    ShellIconCache file may be corrupted

    Please follow this guide to resolve this issue:

    Desktop Icons loading very slow in windows 7

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/10608.desktop-icons-loading-very-slow-in-windows-7.aspx


    Karen Hu
    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by arnavsharma Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:01 PM
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:33 AM
  • Hi,

    Run msconfig from windows 7 command prompt go to start up and uncheck those programs causing system performance slow. The same time check any antivirus program live scan on startup, any windows automatic update is set to automatically.

    Regards

    Biswajeet

    • Marked as answer by arnavsharma Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:01 PM
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:47 AM