Delay in Create New Folder

Posted on 2013-02-06
Last Modified: 2013-07-09

When i create a new folder by click the right mouse button-->New-->New Folder. When i move the cursor at New this will take around 15 seconds to further process...

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Windows XP SP2

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Question by:CWareIndia
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SP2? You'll probably want to bring this system up to SP3 and hotfixes afterwards. But I doubt this will do anything to fix your slow context menu. I'm guessing there's some entries in this menu that need to be cleaned up. Check your registry at:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT \ Directory \ Background  \ shellex \ ContextMenuHandlers
Be sure to back up this folder first, then delete them and see if that helps. You'll need to logoff/logon (or reboot) for Windows to reload the context menu. Let us know how it goes...
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