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Windows 8.1 Slow Windows Explorer

  1. #1

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8 Pro

    Windows 8.1 Slow Windows Explorer

    Running Windows 8.1, it started today, the Windows Explorer is slow but i have a good system specs, any ideias, guys?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,034
    Windows 7 x64/ Windows 8.1 x64

    Hi, Welcome to 8forums.

    I have heard this issue before as well. You can try this, add the AppData folder, which is part of your Userprofile, back to the Search-Index
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows 8.1 Slow Windows Explorer
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