1.    23 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2017
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10 64-bit

    Folder keeps getting rescanned?


    I have a folder full of .exe's and everytime I open it up I have to wait a couple of seconds to navigate within it as Windows 10 scans the folder so that the icons for each executable gets displayed therefore consuming 100% disk activity. Why does Windows 10 do this? Windows 7 never did this, ever since I upgraded it keeps doing it.
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  2.    23 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,077
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hi, I've not heard of this- but someone may have. Presumably your experience has been with older builds of Win 10, not just the newest Creator's Build, so it's not build specific.

    I have a folder with 1000 exe's and zip files, and only notice a slight delay whilst the icons are displayed as I scroll down the folder, but that doesn't have a significant impact in practice.

    Does the same happen in Safe Mode?
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