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Subject: Re: Archos use while USB connected?
From: Mike Holden (
Date: 2003-07-02

TP Diffenbach said:
> (<rant>Windows XP, regardless of settngs to the contrary, won't refrain
> from trying to scan the ENTIRE &$^$ 60GB disk for playlists when it
> automounts. This of course, drives down my battery extensively.
> Furthmore, it takes XP at least five minutes to put up a GUI box
> allowing this to be canceled. (And yes, I've been told TweakUI will fix
> it) -- I just want to knwo what genius thought "Hmm, first thing we
> should do with a removeable disk is waste five minutes scanning it --
> the user probably has no idea what's on his disk." Apparently, this is a
> feature designed to make the lives of disk theives easier whilst
> inconveniencing legitimate owners.</rant>)

I disabled that on my XP system without TweakUI, but can't remember how I
did it now!

Mike Holden

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