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If you do make that decision I will do my best to help you disinfect it, but you must understand that once a machine has been taken over by this type November 2, 2007 Scott Thanks for the clarification! I tried setting it to "Use Printer Offline" and it seems to work for me. "My Computer" folder no longer takes a long time to open and display all of its I have an HP PSC-2510 all in one. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/89724/slow-computer-and-searching-flashlight/

Open Start >> Run or press window+r 2. I don't know why but this seemed to work on most of the Pc's I have come across with this delay. Can anyone know how to do that in explorer 7.0 ?

please i need all the help i can get! thanks dude Aniket says September 25, 2011 at 11:39 am I did both the things. Please help to get rid-of this undesirable-programme. Feel free to further the results there.

i have run ad aware, and the new microsoft antispy agent and spybot and updated nortons but nothing! A couple were optional but none were malacious.Computer is running a smige better, but still major problems opening my computer. So I went to task manager to see which to delete first. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/my-computer-won-t-display-content-i-get-flashlight-194860/ This may be a clue.Was this computer ever connected to a network, eg another computer at home?

I recommend that method if your My Computer loading has only recently become a problem. June 26, 2008 solano I have Windows XP SP2, which I re-installed due to malicious softwares …..any other way to get rid of this problem ? Found this on another site, haven’t had a chance to see if it works yet but makes sense. By bad luck, we had downloaded ‘Uniblue Registry Booster 2009′.

I think it's trying to find an old network connection, or disconnected USB device. Sony vaio, running xp pro sp2, PLZ HELP - ANYONE!? You can also simply Disconnect the Map drives to solve this issue, Go to Tools>>Disconnect the Map Drives(Network Drives) and select the network drive to disconnect. It's getting slow and aplications are crashing.

This is especially true with Windows XP sp3 Vienna and things lick rocket dock, Ibercon manager Vienna explorer, transbar, topdesk and Windows Pie dock. More about the author The strangest thing is that the problem suddenly starts with no aparent reasons. Worked Like a Charm…. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try by phantazy / July 31, 2006 11:28 AM PDT In reply to: I'll keep trying, but no luck yet Running 'chkdsk' in

Open My computer>>File Menu>>Tools>>Folder Options >>View 2. So I don't know which one did the trick. I was experiencing the issue after installing service pack 3, which must have changed something. http://2theprinter.com/slow-computer/slow-computer-and-i-don-t-know-why.php Sometimes I get the flashlight symbol, sometimes not.

and can it be left disabled? killersmurf2000 View Public Profile Find all posts by killersmurf2000 #2 January 21st, 2005, 07:29 AM hypnotizeminds CTH Subscriber Join Date: Oct 2004 O/S: Linux Location: Flint, MI Posts: Open regedit. — System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Explorer] then create the following (if it doesn't exist) Value Name: NoFolderOptions Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: (0 = show options, 1 =

cls @ECHO ********************************************** @ECHO *** Deleting files in C:\WINDOWS\PREFETCH *** del C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\*.* /q @ECHO ********************************************** @ECHO *** Deleting TEMP files from user's folder *** del C:\Docume~1\%username%\LocalS~1\Temp\*.* /q /s /f @ECHO **********************************************

April 17, 2010 Ramesh Hi, There is no "Folder Option" comment from Tools menu in My Computer. Instead, Ask Why Nest vs. If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. August 11, 2010 aztony Update: I remapped the drive and had to go back and turn off WIA, some reason it turned itself back on.

The various scans eliminaten a lot of cookies and a couple datatracking items. but still same issue… please help me Dror says August 18, 2010 at 4:24 am Hey, I just googled my problem, and got to this page. Slow Computer And Searching Flashlight Started by gatorjax , Apr 22 2007 06:27 PM This topic is locked 2 replies to this topic #1 gatorjax gatorjax Members 2 posts OFFLINE news I was tired of that little flashlight searching everytime I clicked on the control panel.

RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek Troubleshooting "My Computer" Opening Slowly on Windows XP If "My Computer" takes a really long time to open on your computer, this is a windows issue will let you know if i found a solution for this. Thank you guys! PLEASE HOW CAN I CORRECT THE PROBLEM HERE IS MY NO 08061278382 TO EDUCATE ME ON WHAT TO DO THANKS.

Like Scott, any help would be appreciated. Fahad says December 21, 2010 at 6:22 pm Copy your profile data and create new profile because profile virus infected, if create new profile and restore own data. October 13, 2008 Ashu Hey dude I tried it but its still taking loads of time… If u have any other tip plz do help me by mailing it to me… One day you'll notice your drive is dead.

very urgent. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Maybe there's a clue there by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 31, 2006 7:33 PM PDT In reply to: I'll keep trying, but It takes from 30 seconds to 1 minute to stop searching and find "my computer". This worked immediately for me.

We donot have financial resources to purchase. August 24, 2010 VanCan When i restarted after yours and macs changes, it actually fix slowness. vaporize says June 7, 2009 at 11:46 pm only disabling the service "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" worked for me cause it restarts when you open "my computer" again. Is that the problem?

But when all was said and done nothing has changed with regard to system preformance.Windows explorer does work in both safe mode and normal mode, that is so long as you Add new comment 53624 reads Comments message Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 02/27/2009 - 04:47 VERY USEFUL, THANKS... You can also Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 02/27/2009 - 05:47 Really useful!. do I have to run these first or do the steps and programs you had me run earlier cover me.

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