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  1. Never mind, I saw I previously asked same quesion in sept 2019, and just noticed Drashna's answer. We'll see how it goes from here. Thanks anyway Hi, I have Stablebit Scanner installed on 2 almost identical windows 10 pc with 10 hard drives each. PC# 1 runs virtually 24/7 and I have no issues with it. But PC# 2 is a mirror image backup, and it barely runs an hour a week (just long enough to receive differential backup from pc#1). When I open Stablebit Scanner, it shows some drives as healthy but last check 29 days ago or so, and some drives are in process of being checked, but its painfully slow. If, contrary to my preference, I leave pc# 2 running long enough that all 10 hdd show as healthy (it takes many days), they will show healthy but last checked 29 days ago. The 64K $ question: How can I set Stablebit Scanner to scan my drives MUCH faster ? Thanks in advance.
  2. Hi, that's exactly what Drivepool did (on its own) the next time I turned on the affected computer. Thanks.
  3. As for Scanner initializing with a timer when you open it, I noticed that here too, and when I go in Services.MSC and scroll down to Stablebit, I usually find the service is NOT running, even though it is set to start automatically. While in services.msc, I can start the service, and then when I open Scanner, it is already running.
  4. I am using drivepool and scanner on 2 computers. The main one is running 16 hours a day, then goes to sleep automatically at night. The backup computer is only running a couple of hours per week; I am lead to believe it is insufficient running time to get the drives scanned. What settings can I change so Scanner can perform its scan much faster ?
  5. The windows notification prompt to update did nothing for me as well this morning, but I noticed I had a Scanner icon in syst tray that offered the update and it worked this way.
  6. UPDATE: Nevermind, I just realized from some reason, the pool drive was not shared anymore, instead it was one of the 3 drive making up the pool that was marked as shared, hence partial remote view/access. With drive pool shared and individual drive unshared, everything is back to normal. Thanks anyway ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For over two years, I have been using Drivepool and Scanner on two computers without issues. Each of those two pc has 2 pools each. This morning, I can't remote access (from other pc on home network) one of the pools on one of the pc . I can access it normally from the host computer and DrivePool looks like its running normally. First pic is the expected normal view from the host pc Here's what I see when I access the same drivepool, but from other pc on my home network.
  7. I am just about ready to proceed, but I have another question Those 3 drives I combined into a pool each carry a folder similarly named (movies). Should I copy this (movies) folder for all 3 drives? What I mean is Windows doesn't let us have 2 folders or 2 files with exact same name in a given location. I wish to end-up with just one (movies) destination folder holding the content of all 3 source movies folders. EDIT: I just created 3 folder named "Test", each containing a "test *.txt" file (* being a, b and c respectively) then moved them to their respective poolpart hidden folder and the end result was perfect, a single Test folder but containing all 3 test a/b/c files
  8. Yes, data on those drives I was searching the forum for "empty pool" and I've seen a couple of reference similar to yours. It just confuse the hell out of me to see the drivepool 16Tb showing the graphical 70% full usage, yet when I double click it, nothing... So yes, I need to move the files over from original location to the new drivepool disk. Just so I dont do anything wrong, what do exactly you mean by "(hidden) directory" I was just about to cut and paste the content of drive X into DrivePool D Now I believe you mean cut and paste content from drive X to the poolpart.bla-bla-bla (hidden) folder just beside it EDIT: Ha-Ha, I realize I just re-wrote your exact instructions, sorry, I'm a little tentative and I just dont want to messup
  9. The title is taken from the user manual. Indeed I combined 3 hard drives in my pool, but when I click on it in Windows Explorer, its empty. I should eventually see those files appearing in the drivepool, right? You must have seen this question a million time already, sorry about that
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