"My Computer" takes forever to load - Other folders load normally

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NayakDA

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Hey guys,

Most of the time when opening My Computer the folder loads forever. All other folders load at normal speeds. When opening other folders from my desktop, the folder's contents load quickly but the sidebar on the left side that has shortcuts to Disc C, D, etc do not load. I am able to browse all folders normally except for the My Computer folder.
The green bar on top loads forever as well. My C and D drives are an SSD, my E drive is an HDD. Windows 7, i3, 8 gb ram.

Kindly advise.

Thank you in advance.
 

Bruce

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do you have mapped drives, network locations, external devices etc that it could be 'pinging' that could be slowing it down?
reboot into Safe mode and see if it still happens.
 
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