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Windows 7: Very slow response in Windows Explorer

22 Sep 2014   #11

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Thumbnail Caching

I'm not sure how to disable thumbnail caching for just one folder. I've disabled entirely like this:

Thumbnail Cache - Enable or Disable

But take a look at the links below that article and maybe try this:

Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset

If you clear the thumbnail cache folders containing images will initially be slower to open but once the cache has been rebuilt it should get faster.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Sep 2014   #12

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Something to try

Here's a quick test.

Navigate to your problem folder and open it then click Tools> Folder Options and set them like this:

Very slow response in Windows Explorer-folder-options.jpg

You will see icons rather than images. If it then opens faster it might be time to scan the folder for corrupt images or possibly even use a different image viewer.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

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