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Windows 7: Waiting after right click in Computer

13 Apr 2012   #1

windows 7 home 64-bit
Waiting after right click in Computer

Waiting Cursor problem in using right click anywhere in Computer. When I right click on a drive letter or a subfolder I expect to instantly see a dropdown list containing Open, Delete, Rename, Properties etc. But what I get is over five minutes of blue circle waiting, then the drop down list appears. This happens every time I use right click anywhere in Computer--no exceptions. Any help would be appreciated.

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13 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Open Task Manager and go to the "processes" tab - do a right click on the mouse and see what is happening to cause your system to go into a wait state.
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13 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

What anti-virus are you using? Temporarily disable it and see if it makes a difference.
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15 Apr 2012   #4
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Welcome to Seven Forums bluefish. I always suggest using ShellExView as shown in method 2 on this site for context menu delay issues. I have used it myself in the past.

Right-click is slow or weird behavior caused by context menu handlers

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