• Tuesday Tech Tip: Fix Windows folder unresponsive/slow behavior, green loading bar

    by  • December 31, 2013 • Tech • 0 Comments

    Folder Properties CustomizeSometimes when you open Windows Explorer you get a green progress bar in the windows location bar. If you find the happening in a particular folder on a regular basis, there is a solution:

    1. Open the folder in question.
    2. Select Properties.
    3. Click the Customize tab.
    4. Windows 8: Choose “General items” from the “Optimize this folder for:” drop-down.
      Windows 7: Choose “All items” from the “Use this folder type as template:” drop-down.
    5. Click OK

    For a full explanation of the problem and how this fixes the problem, check out the article @ TechSpot.com.

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    Michael Sauers is currently the Technology Innovation Librarian for the Nebraska Library Commission in Lincoln, Nebraska and has been training librarians in technology for more than 15 years. He has also been a public library trustee, a bookstore manager for a library friends group, a reference librarian, serials cataloger, technology consultant, and bookseller. He earned his MLS in 1995 from the University at Albany’s School of Information Science and Policy. Michael’s twelfth book, Google Search Secrets (w/ Christa Burns) was published October 2013 and has two more books on the way. He has also written dozens of articles for various journals and magazines. In his spare time he blogs at travelinlibrarian.info, runs Web sites for authors and historical societies, takes many, many photos, and reads more than 100 books a year.

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