Torch looking for my computer

  pj1664 19:50 15 Jan 09
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Hi All, Ever since I repaired my windows installation My computer takes ages to look for my computer folder, all I keep getting is the torch going from side to side loking for the folder and eventually it does appear but it takes ages. is there a way around this so that it appears as it should

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:00 15 Jan 09

Torch instead of files appearing?

According to Microsoft, this behavior can occur when you open the Edit File Type dialog box for the Drive or File Folder registered file types.

Open a command prompt and typing the following:

regsvr32 /i shell32.dll

press enter, close command prompt.

or

Microsoft acknowledges that this is a problem in Knowledge Base article #321379 and offers the following fix:

1. Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
2. Locate and then click the Default value under the following keys in the registry if this problem occurs with folders:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell
If this problem occurs with drives:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell
3. Click Modify on the Edit menu.
4. Type none in the Value data box, and then click OK.
5. Quit Registry Editor.

  pj1664 15:17 16 Jan 09

Hi Fruit Bat /\0/\, tried what you asked but nothing, still the same.

  MAT ALAN 15:22 16 Jan 09

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  pj1664 09:11 21 Jan 09

Thank you guys, once again you have come through, alittle bit of registry repair and my computer folder pup up straight away. Thank you.

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