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Windows 7: Win7 is searching drives and folder when I open them

18 Oct 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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Great. Don't forget to Add Reputation to Brink.
How do I "Add Reputation to Brink" ?

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18 Oct 2011   #12

XP / Win7 x64 Pro

There's a little Justice Scale in the upper right hand corner of each user's posts. You just click on that to Add Reputation to anyone who you feel deserves added reputation points on the forum.
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18 Oct 2011   #13

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by win123 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FliGi7 View Post
The issue could also be exacerbated by a slower (5400 rpm) hard drive if this is a laptop. It sounds like Brink's suggestion is what is needed here, though. Try that out and see if the issue still occurs. If it does, post back and we'll continue to troubleshoot.
In Power Options I set "Turn off hard disc" to "Never". Two hours later I tested my system by opening various hard drives and the searching/delay problem has vanished.

Thank you all very much for helping me to find the cause.
You're most welcome. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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