Delay right-clicking icon properties Tags: Microsoft Windows XP Last response: August 23, 2005 1:54 PM in Windows XP Share Anonymous August 23, 2005 1:53:59 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?) Why does it take so long on XP to right-click an icon properties? Any idea why this is happening? More about : delay clicking icon properties Malke August 23, 2005 1:54:00 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?) Linda P wrote: > Why does it take so long on XP to right-click an icon properties? Any > idea why this is happening? This is not normal XP behavior. Since we don't have any information about your computer, I can't give you specific advice. Here are links which will help you do the troubleshooting: Right-click is slow or weird behavior caused by context menu handlers - http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm Right-click is extremely slow only when Network is enabled - http://windowsxp.mvps.org/rcdelay.htm Right click causes an error and crashes Explorer.exe after installing Windows XP SP2 - http://www.winxptutor.com/sp2/divxcrash.htm Slow right-click and other issues - http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm Manage the context-menu entries for folders, drives and Namespace objects - http://windowsxp.mvps.org/context_folders.htm Malke -- Elephant Boy Computers www.elephantboycomputers.com "Don't Panic!" MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedhello i recently noticed there is a delay on properties of txt and folders properties tab appearing also some times icons just Forum Properties window inaccessible from right-clicking on desk.. Forum Long delay after right-clicking a file Forum Right-Clicking Any Quick Launch Bar Icon Causes Freeze/Hang Forum Solvedwhy all the icon on window 7 is not opening when i left click, but its showing properties Forum where is the "my computer" icon- what if properties doent come up as a choice? Forum Icon and properties disappeared Forum Icons repaint, "Explorer needs to close", and right-clicking Forum No "Change Icon" in folder properties Forum Print icon brings up print properties box Forum User icon properties Forum 64-bit Win7: LONG delay from clicking app's icon to app launching Forum Right-click menu delay since installing SP2...part 2 Forum win 8.1 icons blank and folder properties wont open Forum Right-click on- my computer icon- take long time to load Forum Missing desktop icons display properties Forum Right-click menu on desktop icon gives an error message Forum Notebook Hang when right-click mouse on drive icon in My C.. Forum Left clicking of XP desktop icons shows the Properties of the respective icons Forum Tasbar properties - Hide inactive icons Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !