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MS Security Essentials Slows Explorer Sort-by-Date

windows 8 security essentials

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#1 MJD



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 00:28

Whenever I open my downloads folder it takes forever to load unless I turn off MS Security Essentials.  I have it sorted by date modified.  Is there a fix to this, or should I try Avast! or another free anti-virus.


OS: Windows 8 

#2 mastercoms


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Posted 11 March 2014 - 00:47

How many files do you have in your downloads folder?

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