Miscellaneous Windows Tips

Right-Click Freezes or Hangs Windows Explorer

  • Are you using TortoiseGit or TortoiseSVN context menus?
  • Do you have a mapped network drive that is inaccessible?

This combination might be causing your problems! Either remove the network drive mapping, or turn off Tortoise context menus.

You can use ShellExView (shexview) to modify context menus, and WhatIsHang (whatishang) can help you diagnose similar problems.