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FIX for Windows folders that crawl loading in Win 7 or 8

Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:59 am
by burger2227
Ever open a folder in Windows Explorer and have to wait for a progress bar to load the files?

The problem is that the folder is most likely designated as a picture or music folder which requires special loading.

Right Click in the folder between files and go to Properties/ Customize to change the folder type to General items:
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This trick also works in Windows 8. It will save you a bunch of waiting time if you don't need thumbnails over and over!

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