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paulsiam

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I am using Windows XP Pro. In Windows Explorer or My Documents, whenever I right click on any folder or file (e.g., I want to see the properties, or even rename a file), it takes a long time for the computer to do the command. I see the hard drive working, but the delay is noticeably longer and longer. Anything to suggest? I have run SpyBot; cleaned up files; defraqg, etc. Nothing seems to make this particular command go fast.

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http://windowsxp.mvp...wrightclick.htm
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Thanks for the article. It worked fine.
But...maybe I overkilled the situation...? What does the "context Menu Handler" do anyway? Is it simply what comes up when I right click on a file or folder, i.e., the options that I see then?
I installed the program ShellExView and simply disabled every context menu handler! And so far the computer has not blown up, and everythign seems to be working fine. The files and folders open at a regular speed.
Is there some danger in this drastic approach? (I see that it can all be undone through the same program, by enabling whatever I disabled.)
Thanks
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