Windows 10 file explorer slow to create or delete folder names

When creating a new folder, Windows 10 file explorer takes 5-15 seconds to create the name.  The same things happens when deleting a folder.  When deleting, a box comes up with a graph stating that it is 99% done and then I have to wait 5 seconds before it is actually deleted. This is not occurring on my other Windows 10 computers.

Any help appreciated.

Thanks,

 

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Last updated September 20, 2019 Views 36,157 Applies to:
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Yes... if you:

1. Open Windows Explorer/File Explorer.

2. Click the 'view' tab.

3. Click 'Options' button at the far right hand side of the view ribbon.

4. On the 'General' Tab, un-tick the two privacy options, and click 'Clear'.

5. Apply/OK to exit.

The problem should have gone away by now, try creating a new folder and renaming it.

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