Everything locking Excluded disks

General discussion related to "Everything".
pstrg
Posts: 7
Joined: Sun Aug 23, 2009 1:51 pm

Everything locking Excluded disks

Postby pstrg » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:50 pm

I have external USB disks which are used for backup.
After performing backup, as I try to eject, I note that the utility I use (Zentimo xStorage Manager) reports that the disk is locked by Everything; it takes a little while until I can actually eject the disk.
Some delay would be no surprise, except that this happens with disks that are listed under Excluded folders in Everything Options > Indexes > Exclude (like R:\).

void
Site Admin
Posts: 3126
Joined: Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:31 pm

Re: Everything locking Excluded disks

Postby void » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:09 am

Some delay would be no surprise, except that this happens with disks that are listed under Excluded folders in Everything Options > Indexes > Exclude (like R:\).


The disk will still be included if it is a NTFS volume and "Include in database" is checked, please try unchecking "Include in database" for this NTFS volume:
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the NTFS tab.
  • Select the R: drive
  • Uncheck Include in database.
  • Click OK.

If the problem persists, please try the Everything 1.4 beta, as it fixes some issues with holding on to volume handles, blocking safely remove device from ejecting a drive:
http://www.voidtools.com/downloads/

pstrg
Posts: 7
Joined: Sun Aug 23, 2009 1:51 pm

Re: Everything locking Excluded disks

Postby pstrg » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:27 pm

Was unaware of the requirement; already using beta.
Thank you.


Return to “General”