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Windows 7: Mechanical data drive taking a long time to show contents in folder

16 Apr 2013   #1

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Mechanical data drive taking a long time to show contents in folder

So I have an issue with my downloads folder. I have a Samsung 830 SSD as my main boot drive. 99% of my data is on a 640gb WD black drive. When I click on my downloads folder, which is stored on the WD drive, it takes a while to build up what is stored in the folder. I tried to click on the index setting for that specific folder, but I haven't found it to really work. Anyone have any suggestions?

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16 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Just an idea . Have you tried a Defrag on the mechanical drive ? I know its disabled on the SSD drive
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16 Apr 2013   #3

7 Home premium 64 bit
 
 

I've never given the mechanical drive a defrag. I'll give it a shot and post back.

EDIT: The Analyzation only reported 3%. Not sure if that is really enough to cause slowness, but I Am giving it a shot anyways.

EDIT II: Defragged but is still taking quite a bit to build.

Any other ideas?
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