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Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *IlanSh » 2019-08-31, 17:37 UTC

No plugin installed.

It gets worse by the day. Now it takes 20 seconds to get to the Find Files dialog box (after Alt-F7).

The only unusual thing I can think of - this is a licensed copy, and the license is 19 years old or so (updated key file when it's format changed)

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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *petermad » 2019-08-31, 19:19 UTC

Is it as bad if you press Shift+Alt+F7 ? (for separate process)
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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *IlanSh » 2019-08-31, 19:56 UTC

Better by x2 factor, still 10 seconds.

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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *petermad » 2019-09-01, 03:02 UTC

2IlanSh
It is not the licence key, mine is 25 years old (updated to new format 22 years ago), and I don't have that problem.

Try and start TC with a clean wincmd.ini file and see if the problem still exist.
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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *IlanSh » 2019-09-01, 06:46 UTC

petermad wrote:
2019-09-01, 03:02 UTC
2IlanSh

Try and start TC with a clean wincmd.ini file and see if the problem still exist.
Hi, already tried this. Some improvement, but not much.

Maybe TC caches something with each search?

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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *IlanSh » 2019-09-01, 06:50 UTC

The reason I suspect the keyfile is that I never heard from anyone about such problem, and I had this trouble before, at least since I moved to Windows 10 (maybe earlier)

Just had a brainwave, will try TC portable.

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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *IlanSh » 2019-09-01, 07:11 UTC

No portable, I tried th 32Bit ver, same results.

Made a screencap vid - I press Alt-F7 as soon as I get the TC window. This time around it was just 10 seconds though:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/mug6lvfrjz0bwxq/bandicam%202019-09-01%2010-07-29-209.mp4?dl=0

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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *petermad » 2019-09-01, 10:30 UTC

Your sceencap shows a dropbox directory - maybe online files are being fetched? - Is it just as slow on ordinary directories on your local harddisk(s) ?
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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *IlanSh » 2019-09-01, 15:58 UTC

petermad wrote:
2019-09-01, 10:30 UTC
Your sceencap shows a dropbox directory - maybe online files are being fetched? - Is it just as slow on ordinary directories on your local harddisk(s) ?
Nope. TC is installed on a different drive that is not backed up by Dropbox (in fact on SSD), and the delay happens no matter where I search.

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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-09-02, 14:39 UTC

Try using "process monitor" from www.sysinternals.com (now part of Microsoft). It allows you to see what Total Commander is doing during these 20 seconds. Make sure to set the following filter:

Process name - contains - totalcmd - Include

You may send me the created list (zipped) to support at ghisler dot com for analysis.
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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *Dalai » 2019-09-02, 16:21 UTC

Maybe TC is running in compatibility mode? Or in some kind of sandbox? Or it's a graphics driver issue.

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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *IlanSh » 2019-09-02, 17:23 UTC

ghisler(Author) wrote:
2019-09-02, 14:39 UTC
Try using "process monitor" from www.sysinternals.com (now part of Microsoft). It allows you to see what Total Commander is doing during these 20 seconds. Make sure to set the following filter:

Process name - contains - totalcmd - Include

You may send me the created list (zipped) to support at ghisler dot com for analysis.
Didn't find "process viewer" but "process monitor". Sent CSVs + text file. Thanks!

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Re: Find Files (Alt-F7) VERY slow to open. Please help.

Post by *IlanSh » 2019-09-02, 17:31 UTC

Took a pick at the CSV. over 4,000 processes (or threads? I really do not know that stuff) failed just on relaunching TC.... some serious mess @_@

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