Very long launch times on Windows 10

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Very long launch times on Windows 10

Post by 40k » 05 Nov 2015 09:28

I've been experiencing very long launch times of Xyplorer 15.70 and 15.90 on my Windows 10 install.
It's so bad that I can launch Windows File Explorer and navigate to my intended folder before XY appears on the screen.
On average the launch time is 10 seconds...
I've already tried a fresh install (15.90) but the effect remains the same. Having multiple folders open in XY or none at all makes no difference.

XY runs as a portable app and sits on my Samsung 850 EVO SSD.

Any pointers?
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Re: Very long launch times on Windows 10

Post by admin » 05 Nov 2015 09:38

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Re: Very long launch times on Windows 10

Post by 40k » 05 Nov 2015 09:48

Tried it but makes no difference. I do a lot of stuff on my network. Maybe it'as trying to poll network locations somehow?
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Re: Very long launch times on Windows 10

Post by admin » 05 Nov 2015 09:54

Yes, probably. Somewhere in your tabs (on each pane) or somewhere else (?) could be a stale network location. Let me know if you find it. This should be handled better...
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Re: Very long launch times on Windows 10

Post by 40k » 05 Nov 2015 10:15

admin wrote:Yes, probably. Somewhere in your tabs (on each pane) or somewhere else (?) could be a stale network location. Let me know if you find it. This should be handled better...
Found it! My other pane had a stale network folder open.
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Re: Very long launch times on Windows 10

Post by admin » 05 Nov 2015 12:40

I recommend this setting then:
Configuration | Startup & Exit | No network browsing on startup
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Re: Very long launch times on Windows 10

Post by Papoulka » 05 Nov 2015 18:48

FYI - an inactive pane can have another unwanted effect: it will prevent dismounting / ejecting an external drive. This puzzles me every now and then, because I forget that I had that drive open and of course it's no longer visible.

I just mention it here for the record, since I'm not sure there's any fix needed or practicable. Maybe a tweak to have inactive panes unlock the folders they were viewing... but that might have side effects since scripts can address inactive panes.

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Re: Very long launch times on Windows 10

Post by admin » 05 Nov 2015 19:09

The locking comes from the watch (for Auto-refresh). Without the watch => no auto-refresh => list not up-to-date.

Yes, that would be a serious side-effect for scripts that expect an invisible inactive pane to be up-to-date.
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