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

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.

December 31st, 2013 by