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OS X 10.7.2

After my MacBook is running for several days, Finder starts to refuse to show contents of some (most) directories. The file list is empty and the progress animation in the bottom right is displayed indefinitely.

Rebooting helps, but I don't like to reboot often.

I ran Repair disk and Repair Permissions with Disk Utility, but it did not help.

Any other way I can troubleshoot and fix that?

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Since it's been a while without an answer here, consider asking this on Ask Different if you are still having the problem. – Old Pro May 28 '12 at 19:41
Looks like that upgrade to 10.7.3 or 10.7.4 fixed this. – Alexander Gladysh May 29 '12 at 6:36
@AlexanderGladysh please post that as an answer. – Sathya May 29 '12 at 15:02
And then please accept that answer so this does not remain on the unanswered questions list. – Old Pro May 29 '12 at 15:27
Questions disappear from the unanswered Q list once upvoted once. – Tom Wijsman Jun 1 '12 at 0:23
up vote 1 down vote accepted

It seems that upgrade to 10.7.3 or 10.7.4 fixes this.

Actually, no, just had this issue on 10.7.4 and was able to figure out the reason.

I have a VMWare Fusion VM, which exposes a NFS mount point. The problem with Finder happens when VM is offline but NFS is stil mounted.

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