Friday, March 12, 2010

Win 7 - Explorer Non-Refresh

I encountered an odd situation last night where I was attempting to create a new folder and it wouldn't show up.  Poking around, I came to realize that the folders were there but the explorer window was not auto refreshing.  When I tried to close all of my extra programs I noticed that iTunes was non-responsive and all of my attempts to close it including killing the process would not work... until I unplugged my iPod Shuffle (3rd gen).

Very strange.

I think it's an indicator that Windows is handling hangups more gracefully but perhaps a quiet notification somewhere would help out more advanced users to self-troubleshoot.