Thanks, Steve and I have been trying that.
I've yet to find how to make it a global change, though. I keep having to
do it in each folder.
Ian M. Walker http://www.IanMWalker.com
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"Steve Swatman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> in the folder menu, you can check the box, view tiles instead of thumbs,
> although this is not a great answer it will stop/cutdown the time, and
> makes life a little easier
> "Ian M. Walker" <IanMWalker@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> As much as I'm enjoying most of Vista one big failure for me so far is in
>> file system. In particular when dealing with a directory of video files.
>> I'll get hangs / freezes of explorer resulting in either a restart of
>> explorer or sometimes of the PC itself.
>> The same happens if I try to add them to WMP's library. It will freeze
>> This is unacceptable in a cutting edge OS that is supposedly geared
>> today's media files and gaming, etc. Many people these days have larger
>> files, particularly video files.
>> Further, why on earth do we have a need (or even the time) to see a
>> graphical pop-up "calculating the time necessary" for deletes and moves?
>> And WHY am I being told "About 3 hours and 45 minutes" to delete a 1.94
>> folder???? I've already disabled the recycle bin so this is preposterous.
>> ended up having to boot into safe mode to make my deletes.
>> This is one area that better be addressed before the final release.