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Guse

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I've got a good one at work that I need some help on:

We recently upgraded a machine from Windows 2000 to Windows XP Pro (Sp2). Now, Windows explorer, if the machine is left to run for 2 or so days, will not refresh. This is to say that if you delete a folder in explorer, it doesn't leave until you hit F5 (or Refresh). If you click New | Folder, it doesn't do anything until you hit refresh and a folder named "New Folder" appears. A reboot appears to clear up the issue temporarily.

Any idea what could be causing this?
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gonna taka a long shot on this one

Look for Iconcache.db %Userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data


delete it

Also, see if there is a remaining shelliconcache somewhere from the update.
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Interestingly enough, it's a common problem:

http://support.micro...b/823291/EN-US/

Thanks, though
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