Weird file explorer bug/glitch (Windows 11)

szhang

New Member
Hello!

I'm been having this problem for a while - I have an HP ProBook with Windows 11 installed. It seems like sometimes when I use a lot of the backspace button when navigating and sorting my files, the file explorer "gets stuck" (see the video below) in a cycle of back-tracking. Restarting the computer fixes it, but I'm just wondering what might be causing this and how I can fix this problem.

Video link: VID20220312133758.mp4


Thanks

Sam
 

Josephur

Windows Forum Admin
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Almost looks like a stuck keyboard key? What happens when you hook up an external keyboard and do your work (including lots of backspacing) for a day? Does the problem go away?
 
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