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Windows 7: Open window refresh

21 Mar 2010   #1

Open window refresh

I've been using Win7 for about 5 months now. all in all, i'm glad i moved up from XP.
One annoyance couldn't find a way 2 solve is when i have an exlporer window open, i have 2 hit f5 in order 2 c any changes, like when i save a pic 4 ex when i'm browsing, i go 2 the already open folder where i saved it...nothing.... i have 2 refresh 2 c it.
smt i didn't exprience with XP.....anybody having a similar issue?

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21 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


It seems there are a number of people with that problem.

Try this link for starters: Explorer will not refresh automatically

You can also try disabling your anti-virus, and see if that helps.

Another great resource is the search of this site. I can't practically give all the links to similar issues, but try searching for refresh explorer: Windows 7 Forums - Search Forums

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21 Mar 2010   #3


ok, so what i gathered so far is that i'm not the only one with this prob, nor is it a prob with my config. have 2 wait untill microsoft fixes the issue.
Thanks 4 ur reply Jonathan_king.
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