Deleting files under Win98 SE

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    sms_solver New Member

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    Whenever I try to delete folders containing many files (say 200+), the folder stops responding for about 20-40 seconds, and only then it refreshes, at that moment you can not do anything with that folder's content.

    Is this problem with every Windows 98, or it is just happening to my PC. I have not experience such prombles in WinXP, where folders containing thousands of files could be deleted in no time.

    If this is problem with Win98se, plz that me know what is causing this.

    I have P3, 198 MB RAM...
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    Kl@w-24 Slideshow Bob

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    It's a problem in Win 98 SE (happened to me many times) and possibly in earlier versions of Windows.
     
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    I have also expereinced similar problems in Win98SE. Don't panic. Its normal with Win98
     
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    welcome to windows ;) :lol:
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    it is not problem with Win 98SE or any other windows

    only that ur disk is too much fragmented and deleting all the links and clearing space does take time.

    so do defrag for faster deleteing of files

    :lol:
     
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    I have experimented with few PC, the problem is same with Every Win98SE. There is more to than fragmented hard disk.

    You just experiment yourself deleting folders having 500+ files, you can use non-fragmented partition. If there is no problem then let us know
    :shock:
     
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    It is not a problem with Win 98 SE
    It is a problem with FAT32 file system
    Same problem exists even on the Win XP installed on FAT32.
     
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    Here is a matter to read from that post

     
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    I have faced this problem on a newly formatted hard disk :roll: Secondly, I defrag my HD once every 15-20 days.
     
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    did u read SaN-DeeP's post?
     
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