Text Files Slow To Open

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Something that has been bugging me in Windows 11 is that text files are slow to open.
Traditionally, text files are super fast to open, but there is a noticeable delay when opening even the smallest of text files in Windows 11.
I think it is due to the new UWP Notepad app.

Is anyone else finding this? :think: :rolleyes:
 

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nothing such issue on my side even DOCX / XLSX works fast too .. something not fine with the installation or hardware issue, try FRESH installation and make sure all related system drivers are up to date ..
 

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Something that has been bugging me in Windows 11 is that text files are slow to open.
Traditionally, text files are super fast to open, but there is a noticeable delay when opening even the smallest of text files in Windows 11.
I think it is due to the new UWP Notepad app.

Is anyone else finding this? :think: :rolleyes:
I don't see any issues but that's on my rig and not yours. I also use Notepad++.
Edit: I also tried notepad and it's working just fine. 🤔

Link Downloads | Notepad++
 

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Normally all text files are instantly open. You might want to check with the task manager to rule out no app running in background that consumes too large memory or processor. Just to rule it out.

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Try Notepad++ to see problem resolves.

Yes, I have used Notepad++ before. I have never had trouble with it, but I prefer AkelPad as my text editor.
Apart from being a great text editor, it has numerous plugins.

I better default it in Windows 11.
Maybe that is why I am noticing the slowness of the new UWP Notepad.
 

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