System Manufacturer/Model Number HP G60-121WM OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM CPU AMD Sempron SI-40 (2.0Ghz) Motherboard Winstron 303C Memory 3GB DDR2 Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce 8200 M G Screen Resolution 1366x768
There was another thread on this forum about this topic... You may want to check: Extremely slow performance in Windows Explorer.
...as the thread says that it was solved...apparently a repair install did the trick in past occurrences...
EDIT: You may want to upgrade to the most recent Windows 7 version (RTM) though...IMHO...
Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number HP ENVY 17-1150eg OS Windows 7 x64 Ultimate CPU 1.6 GHz Intel Core i7-720QM Processor Memory 6 GB Graphics Card ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 Graphics Sound Card Beats sound system with integrated subwoofer Monitor(s) Displays 17" laptop display, 22" LCD and 32" Full HD TV through HDMI Screen Resolution 1600*900, 1680*1050 and 1920*1080
Keyboard Logitech diNovo Media Desktop Laser (bluetooth) Mouse Logitech MX1000 Laser (Bluetooth) Hard Drives Internal: 2 x 500 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive 7200 rpm
External: 2TB for backups, 3TB USB3 network drive for media Internet Speed 50/10 Mbps VDSL Antivirus MSE, Windows Defender Browser Maxthon 3.5.2. Other Info Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Full in English, additional Guest-user accounts in Finnish, German and Swedish (Working languages English & Swedish, Family language German, my own language, mother tongue, Finnish. I really need Ultimate to get to use Language Packs!)