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Creating a new folder or file using Explorer in Windows 7 does not show up in Explorer until Refresh or F5 is pressed

Creating a new folder or file using Explorer in Windows 7 does not show up in Explorer until Refresh or F5 is pressed

When I am in Explorer on Windows 7 and I create a new folder it does not show up in the right hand pane until I refresh the listing by pressing the F5 key. I have tried creating a new folder using right click\new folder and using the New folder option in the menu bar at the top.

Asked by: Guest | Views: 76
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Guest [Entry]

"Deleting the ShellIconCache usually does the trick (Vista and lower). Locate C:\WINNT\ShellIconCache (it's a hidden file), delete it and reboot.

In Windows 7, this file seems to have been renamed to IconCache.db and is found under C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local."