Question White bar across file path in windows explorer? Possible Malware?

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After a while, a white bar appears covering the windows file path and preventing the file path from being interacted with, as well as sluggish load times/crashing of the file explorer itself.

The problem is usually fixed by a system reboot, but I'd like to get to the bottom of why this is occurring. I've run several malware scans from different providers (one at a time with an uninstallation after each new provider), Tried booting into a separate OS rescue disk created on a non infected PC, and nothing comes up with positives or anything.

View: https://i.imgur.com/nIa1X9d.png


any help is greatly appreciated.
 

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