1.    27 Feb 2016 #1
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    Slow Files


    When I right click on a file I get the little blue circle and the disk activity light stays on for anything up to 2 minutes, any suggestions as to why this is happening, thanks.

    And I get Not Responding at the top of the page.
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  2.    27 Feb 2016 #2
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    Bamberg Germany
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    We really need more information in your system specs to help: https://www.tenforums.com/profile.php?do=extra

    Information such as:
    Are you using a SSD or HDD(7400rpm or 5400rpm),
    is the data on a 2nd internal disk(turn off Link State Power Management and asset "Turn off hard disk after" to Never, in Advanced Power Settings)
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  3.    27 Feb 2016 #3
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    HDD 7200rpm been running 10 since it came out and it has only just started doing this.
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  4.    27 Feb 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Auskart View Post
    When I right click on a file I get the little blue circle and the disk activity light stays on for anything up to 2 minutes, any suggestions as to why this is happening, thanks.

    And I get Not Responding at the top of the page.
    I've found having a lot of files in any particular Folder can cause such a situation. Is File Explorer using disk indexing, might have an impact?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    28 Feb 2016 #5
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    What kind of file causes this? Any specific type?
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  6.    28 Feb 2016 #6
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    PDF, DOC, etc most files that are viewable.
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