file renaming, moving and deleting problem (vista ultimate 64) RRS feed

  • Question

  • when i move, delete or rename files explorer  seems to hang (little window doesn't finish) i have to goto task manager to end task to close the window.

    files do get renamed, deleted or moved.

    windows vista ultimate 64 service pack 2

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 8:45 PM


  • Hi,

    When did this issue begin to occur?

    Please make sure the system is updated and the display card driver is updated.

    In case it is due to conflict with third party software, let us try the following troubleshooting steps.

    Certain things you can try are to find out the root cause of the problem are given below.
    1.  Have a look whether you can reproduce the problem in safe mode.
    Start your computer in safe mode
    If behavior doesn’t persist in safe mode, it indicates that a third party program or service is preventing you from performing the action as supposed to.
    To validate or determine which service/startup item could be causing this, restart the computer and boot to desktop normally. Once done, perform clean boot.
    2.  Clean Boot prevents software conflicts by preventing the startup items and non Microsoft services from loading. This way you can safely follow the process of elimination to check which application is causing this behavior.
    How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
    Note: Ensure that you put your computer back to normal startup mode after completing the troubleshooting steps. Steps are available in the article given above.


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    Monday, March 21, 2011 8:21 AM