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My Computer Takes Forever To Find Drives


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#1 bjagd02

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Posted 01 November 2006 - 11:27 PM

When I open My Computer, it takes 5 minutes for it to show my drives. Until then, I just get the swaying flashlight. What is causing this delay?

p.s. - Compaq Presario V3000
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#2 Dngrsone

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 01:06 AM

Likely the computer is either indexing the drives or searching for network shares.

Indexing is used for quick searching, but if you don't do a lot of searching, you can turn it off by right-clicking the drive in explorer and undchecking 'Index this drive."

Edited by Dngrsone, 02 November 2006 - 01:08 AM.

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