Does that happen to you in the My Documents window?
It's a still unsloved thread and probably a sort of bug in W98...
becasue that's a system folder so something weird goes on in it (you can do
a search for "slow" or "docs" in this and othert W98 public workgroups).
Here follows a suggestion:
you might want to look for similar problems in
The problem is related only to the system folder My documents (or all
folders, but with My Docs is more evident because it's used for user's
The only workaround for now is to insert a link in My Docs that
an external folder.
This is not related to the 32KB limit (or at least, it doesn't seem to
directly related to it)
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> I'm not sure what's causing your problem. Please post back with more
> details, such as when the problem started, any changes made to your system
> just prior to the occurence, etc. Run a virus scan if you've not already
> done so.
> > Okay, can someone help me out on this? I'm going nutz. Running
> > Windows98, the file explorer will freeze up (no screen piants,
> > nothing) for 30 seconds when any of the following are attempted:
> > - Renaming a Directory
> > - Deleting a Directory
> > - Aborting a Directory Delete (Starting to Delete a Directory,
> > but simply answering 'no' at the 'Confirm Folder Delete'
> > popup).
> > - ?and when emptying the recycle bin (delay is after the
> > 'scrunching' sound is played).
> > I have a suspicion that this problem has something to do to do with
> > the Recycle bin.
> > It does not hang when a folder is moved from one place to another.
> > No other programs running.
> > All drives have been scandisk'd and appear to be clean.
> > All drives have been de-fragged.
> > I'm cluefully challenged at this point.... anyone got one?
> > THANKS !!