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Windows 7: downloads folder takes time to populate

09 Nov 2011   #1
razy60

windows 7 64 bit and dual boot Pinguyos
 
 
downloads folder takes time to populate

Hi, I noticed this first on my laptop a while ago now it has happened on my PC, essentially if or when i open my downloads folder it is empty it then takes ages to populate(the address bar slowly fills up green) all the other libraries are fine open straight away with all the files in place, it only happens in downloads

anyone any ideas?

Cheers

Raz


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09 Nov 2011   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Happens to me with different folders and seems to be random. Sometimes it populates quickly, other times slowly with the green bar crawling across. Very annoying. I've not found any way to fix it, though I would really love to do so.
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