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Well , I have this problem where I can click something in objectdock , EG , recycle bin and it won't pop up ( maybe after 3 minutes later or something ) or I can click one of my folders and it takes very long to pop up...the only way is to manually use explorer and browse through a ton of folders which is say , impractical...

I tried to solve this problem through these methods ..

Defragment the HDD , defragment the MFT

so now I'm at a loss what to do...
    
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Virus scan?
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Ctrl/Alt/Delete to the task manager and see if there is a process acting up.
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nope , no virus ( plus this HDD is a day old ! )

task manager shows nothing...basically its that stupid recycle bin not popping up
    
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The HD is a day old? The problem started happening when you got it? Sounds likes a faulty hard drive or a hard drive with some access problems.

It could be a background program acting up (even your anti-virus).

I've also had this happen when I had something hooked up through USB or firewire. (A printer or a external hard drive can cause this)
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I don't have any anti-virus / malware / spyware etc lol..

nothing hooked up through USB except my G15 and MX518...no firewire as well ( no printers no nothing )

hmm ? I think its more to do with the OS because only the recycle bin isn't working ( the others pop up fine much better after a defragment )

well If I click the recycle bin on the desktop it works ( except the ObjectDock one doesn't )
    
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