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Windows 7: Explorer does not refresh when deleting file

07 Oct 2011   #1
lee griggs

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Explorer does not refresh when deleting file

Sorry for my amateurish question, but my workplace is using Windows 7 and I am discovering some things that are different to XP.

When delete a file, windows explorer does not show that the file has been deleted.

I have to press F5 in order to show that it has been deleted.

Is there something I am doing wrong?


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07 Oct 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Hi again Lee. This seems to be a common occurance and I've not seen a fix for it other than what you are doing, refresh explorer. This happens with my PC as well.
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07 Oct 2011   #3
lee griggs

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

ok thanks again :)
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07 Oct 2011   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64

This problem occurs regularly here as well. Rebooting always solves it for me.
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