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Re: Delay starting explorer

From: Stefan Kng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-10-11 19:36:26 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
> On 10/10/2007, Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> While investigating a TMerge crash I uninstalled TSVN for the first
>> time in a couple of years and found that explorer suddenly gets more
>> responsive.
>> When TSVN is uninstalled, Explorer populates left and right panes
>> almost instantly. When TSVN is installed and I start explorer, both
>> left and right panes are usually completely blank for 5 seconds before
>> anything is shown (sometimes the left pane is part-populated).
>> Explorer always starts up with the default view (My Documents, My
>> computer, My network places & Recycle Bin in the left pane, and the
>> drive list in the right). During this 5s period the window cannot be
>> dragged. This happens every time I start explorer, not just the first
>> time. There is no CPU activity to speak of, and I have no mapped
>> drives.
>> This is Win2K on an 800MHz laptop, so not too quick, but it doesn't
>> seem to be doing anything during the delay.
> Forgot to mention that switching to no-cache operation makes not
> difference either.

What happens if you turn the overlays completely off?


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