CPU usage on startup

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ccb2019
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CPU usage on startup

Post by ccb2019 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:42 am

Everything v 1.4.1.895 x64 on Win 10 Pro x64

When Everything starts up (either with system startup or after), the CPU quickly runs to >90% for Everything.
Is there a way to control Everything's resource usage on startup?
It renders the computer less than functional for several minutes....

void
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Re: CPU usage on startup

Post by void » Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:56 am

Sorry to hear Everything is using CPU usage on startup.

What is shown in the Everything status bar?

Everything might be doing a reindex, could you please try disabling auto include fixed volumes and auto remove offline volumes:
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the NTFS tab on the left.
  • Uncheck Automatically include fixed NTFS volumes.
  • Uncheck Automatically include removable NTFS volumes.
  • Uncheck Automatically remove offline NTFS volumes.
  • Click OK.
Everything should only use ~100% CPU when it is doing a sort or complex search.
Have you changed your home search or sort under Tools -> Options -> Home?

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