Elements: Each change requires Organizer to re-catalog everything (super slow) Win 8.1

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Upgraded to the latest version and I am STILL WAITING for the process to finish. Are you kidding me?
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Stephen DeVaney

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Posted 4 years ago

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Are you using Elements? What version? What OS/version?
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Stephen DeVaney

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I am using Elements 13 on a Windows 8.1 OS with 12 GB RAM.
Each single change to my catalog requires the Elements products to re-catalog everything. I have over 630 MB in images I work with. The wait is horrendous.
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Vaishali, Employee

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Could you share specific workflows where you are facing these issues and details like how large is your catalog, if thumbnail generation completed already etc. Also let us know if you have tried repairing or optimizing your catalog already?


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andaleeb, Employee

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Can you please check for the following -
1. If Watch folder service is running? Check File>Watch folder to see if some folders are marked for this service.
2. If there are offline files present in the catalog? Check Folder tree in left panel to see a folder named "Offline Media".
3. Check Task Manager to see if ElementsAutoAnalyzer13.exe is running?

These would help in understanding the real cause of sluggishness.