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Re: [TSVN] Re: explorer hangs when deleting a file

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2004-12-16 09:44:45 CET

Sams Niko wrote:
>> I have the feeling that it is the trash can (how is it called in
>> english windows versions?). If you delete a file and the trash is
>> full, then windows has to delete some of the older files in the trash
>> can to make room for the new file you are going to delete. This may
>> take some time.
>> Try to manually clear the trash can.
> Thanks for that tip...
> but it doesn't help, the trash is empty...

Another guess: I once had the same problem, but always when deleting a
file from a specific folder. It turned out that the harddisk had a bad
sector there which made the explorer try and try and try which
effectively made hang the whole system.
So try to do a checkdsk /f once. Maybe that helps.


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