Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Every folder freezes

04 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Every folder freezes

KK... I've been using Windows 7 for a very long time, and recently... I changed my personalization configuration to non-aero. Whenever I click on a folder or anything in that category, the window freezes up, and is named "Windows Explorer". I can't X it out, so I have to use task manager to get rid of it.

I can't access My Computer or My documents. Nor can I change back to an aero theme because whenever I click Personalization or Control Panel, it'll show up as "Windows Explorer". Someone please help...

Attached Thumbnails
Every folder freezes-untitled.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Ahh nevermind... I'ma format my computer...
Thank you! :/
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Every folder freezes

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Bulk Change All Folder Icons in Single Folder or Folder Type
First, please forgive me if I have overlooked this issue in the many searches I have performed thus far. I would like to know if anyone has a way to change all folder icons within a single folder to one specific icon without performing each one individually. I have over 1,400 folders within a...
Computer freezes/recovers or freezes/crashes ~once per day
For the past few weeks, about 1/2 hour after booting my computer up in the morning, whatever program I'm using at the moment will stop responding. If I continue to try to get it to respond, its screen will dim and I get the message "Not responding". The disk activity light goes on 100%. To a...
BSOD Help and Support
font folder freezes, can't install new fonts
Hey all. It all started when I noticed my Franklin Gothic Heavy wouldn't budge from the Italic setting in Photoshop. Doubleclicking on Fonts brings up the folder but it does nothing. The green bar just expands and expands unto infinity (see attached pic), and my computer instantly goes into...
General Discussion
Download folder freezes shortly after opening it
Hello all, I recently ran into this issue and it's really bothersome. Whenever I try to open the downloads folder on my computer I can only scroll through it for a couple of seconds before my computer completely freezes (can't even press Ctrl+Alt+Del). What I have noticed: - I can still...
General Discussion
Mapped Network drive freezes for few sec when any folder is accessed.
I am having the following issue: I mapped a network drive to a Win Server 2003. However when I access it it takes ~20 sec before any new folder opens up. Any software initiallized on the remote drive also initializes for very long time to a point it is useless. I believe it is related to...
Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:34.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App