opening Windows Explorer seems to hang, Left side shows Desktop, Libraries, Homegroup, the top bar scrolls the green.
"<windows Key> - E" shows same results.
restarting the WIA helps using these instruction Long delay before files appear in My Computer in Windows XP
however, I do not have any of that hardware listed. I also do not have any USB drives plugged in.
sfc /scannow did not report any errors
Malwarebytes did not find any problems
AVG did not find any problems
I am running Windows 7 64bit Ultimate with 8GB ram, all windows updates are installed.