In general, transfer speeds (top to bottom) are eSATA, FireWire, USB. After that my PC started taking long time to boot. When I insert a usb flash drive into my PC, it takes maybe over 2 minutes before windows "finds" it and has it appear in windows explorer. I've got media folders that are fine when viewed as a normal directory but slow as hell when viewed as a library. http://fusionphp.net/hard-drive/hard-drive-light-stays-on-all-the-time.html
For the extra 10secs it loses in search, I'd rather have more response 24/7. Contents indexing is a performance disaster whether on spinning disk or SSD and should NOT be the default.No one on web appears to have figured this out. Windows Updates & Activation Windows 7 takes long time to boot after installing driversHi! I unchecked it - it now loads instantly.
I did a virus scan and nothing was found, so it's something else, but I just don't know what it could be. Check for errors in the MFT. Welcome to HTG talha936, try this Check in Computer Management, see if the drive appears there but without drive letter. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved
OS Windows 8 Pro N - 32bit Quote 08 May 2013 #7 HTHVampire View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Posts : 10 Windows 8 Pro N - 32bit Originally Posted A week and a half ago it started taking over a minute to shut down. Then let me know if it still goes slow for you. External Hard Drive Slow To Access Mainly, being the operative word here.
All times are GMT -5. Hard Drive Takes A Long Time To Access Find More Posts by garysgold 09 Feb 2009 #3 Digger XP/win7 x86 build 7127 1,006 posts other than the stated above, depending on your setup and installed programs Sign in Statistics Add translations 2,229 views 3 Like this video? http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/3745-accessing-drives-windows-explorer-takes-long-time.html I have yet to try and delete it, but something tells me it will take the same amount of time.
Posts 21,267 Win Explorer->Tools->Folder Options->View tab->UNcheck auto search for network.....Might want to place the check mark back when you in the office. "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in External Hard Drive Slow To Open Files Glad that it helped you out. If you have them, try uninstalling and see what happens. Also, when attempting to open iTunes and Paint, it takes a long time to open the applications.
Remember Me? this contact form Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hard drive storage is at it maximum capacity. External Hard Drive Takes Long Time To Load Mac I'm working on SSD now. External Hard Drive Taking Forever To Load and the computer froze - for the same duration as the time it took to find My Computer before the reformat.Before I had re-formatted, I had used that "desktop cleanup wizard"
Reply Night Ranger August 29, 2016 at 11:35 pm # If you want global disable for contents indexing, you can disable the service and reboot your computer. weblink So network for sharing is set up... Reply who_cares November 19, 2013 at 10:36 pm # Occasionally I come across a folder that opens very slowly. Reply Straight Shot March 7, 2016 at 4:35 pm # Follow-up finding: With the following, all disks now display large (or any) folder contents instantly and I can scroll through folder External Hard Drive Takes Long Time To Be Recognized
First thing I disable on Win7 or Vista. External Hard Drive Takes Long Time To Be Recognized Mac You should also make sure that the drive is not filled to the brim. Under My computer right click on the HDD then click on properties then on tools then on check disk.
Setting the folder type to "General purposes" fixed the problem.Again, thank you very much because this problem aggraveted me and I have searched a long time for the correct solution. The problem was that Win7 was reading all video files in the folder, each time the folder was opened and that slowed displaying the file list to a crawl. Working... When I Open My Computer It Takes Long Time Windows 7 Sign in to report inappropriate content.
It is very annoying!Thanks.......Gina Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - finally the problem solved!! As a test to see if the Index may be responsible, use OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to disable it for now to see if the issue persists. I tried this on my other computer (Windows 7) but there was no difference. http://fusionphp.net/hard-drive/external-hard-drive-won-39-t-power-up.html Reply Robert Palmar June 10, 2011 at 2:23 am # It is both, of course, and CTRL+ALT+DEL explains the original typo.
OS Windows 8 Pro N - 32bit Quote 08 May 2013 #8 Brink View Profile View Forum Posts Administrator Posts : 22,128 64-bit Windows 10 Hmm, ok. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom OS Windows 7 CPU Pentium D 2.66 Motherboard Asus P5ND2-SLi Memory 4 gigs DDR2 Graphics Card BFG nVidia 8600 GT OC Sound Card nForce After about 2 minutes, then they show up. Reply BT January 14, 2016 at 10:50 pm # " Press Ctrl-r, type services.msc and hit enter."You mean windows-key + R Reply Martin Brinkmann January 14, 2016 at 10:57 pm #
If either of them were installed it would take literally 3-5 minutes for the router web page to display. Nov 2, 2007 #4 tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,412 +109 Was this a clone drive? My Dell XPS8700 is like a 16 year old, friendly one minute and totally nuts the next for no reason at all! The flashlight problem and related symptoms were fixed after a reboot.
Windows 7: Accessing drives in Windows Explorer takes a long time Page 1 of 2 1 2 > 09 Feb 2009 #1 Xax Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RC1 46 posts TO DO SO -RUN -- SERVICES.MSC -- DCOM SERVICE ...... -- RIGHT CLICK -- DISABLE THAT WILL WORK LIKE A CHARM THANKS FOR WATCHING SUB FOR MORE MALWARE BYTES ANTI - Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... About the only thing you can do to make it seem like it's loading up faster (initially) is just to make sure it is connected to your computer and powered on
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Reply With Quote December 22nd, 2007,10:49 AM #4 XOR View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Resident Join Date May 2001 Posts 809 See if these tips are of any help http://support.microsoft.com/kb/819017/ The computer DOES boot, but there's no beep and... I upgraded from Vista to 7 to 10 and as of 7, the display of dirs with 100s to 1000s of files was PATHETIC.