Solved Downloads folder stop responding. It was working fine yesterday !!


William654

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Hi

When I open downloads folder the explorer stop responding. I read before that it is the thumbnail problem so I set in the options to display icons only never thumbnails but problem remain !!, any ideas ? I was browsing the downloads folder normally yesterday !!

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I suggest you delete the files you have downloaded, open command prompt and execute del /q %UserProfile%\Downloads\*.*
 

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William654

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There was a generated desktop.ini file that was the problem after I delete it I can access the folder now
 

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    RX 6800 XT
    Sound Card
    Creative Sound Blaster Z
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    Acer and AOC QHD 120Hz
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    QHD
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    2TB Intel 660p and 2TB Sabrent Rokect 4 plus nvme, 4TB HDD HGST
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    Corsair RM850
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