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My Computer (Not Responding)

by markda12 / December 15, 2004 12:06 PM PST

Whenever I RIGHT-CLICK > EXPLORE My Computer it pops a dialog box but is VERY slow at populating the right-hand pane with all my drives and devices, and when they finally do come up clicking on either pane causes a "Not Responding" error and I have to end program. Anyone else having this problem or had this problem that can help?

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What happens if....
by Papa Echo / December 15, 2004 3:13 PM PST

you choose 'Open' instead of "Explore' ? Or left clicking to open ?

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Same thing
by markda12 / December 15, 2004 10:07 PM PST
In reply to: What happens if....

Same thing happens except there is only one pane. Still have to end program even if I X out of the dialog box.

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not enough info
by Mark5019 / December 15, 2004 10:53 PM PST

how much ram whats running etc.
are you virus/spyware free?

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My Computer - Me Too!
by dln / January 4, 2005 4:02 AM PST

I noticed there are no replies yet. I'm waiting with sweaty palms. There are bound to be others out there
with the same thing happening to them.!

When I click on "My Computer" a blank screen comes
up slowly then I get the error message that My
Computer is not responing.

I'm almost sorry I've got XP, at least with Win98
I was used to my glitches.

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"My Computer" fixed itself
by dln / January 6, 2005 12:24 AM PST

My Computer Guru commented, as follows:

"When you installed the broadband yesterday (or any other) program, the system reviewed itself and corrected any problems it noted. Also: Get free Ad-Aware Personal SE. These are non-destructive "viruses" that slow down and kill certain functions in your system it allowed to live there."

Good Luck with "Explorer"

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