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Hi IgorT75.IgorT75 wrote:I need (and I'm not alone) in a background search in Far - it can take a lot of time to find one file using AltF7 on whole disk - and Far is unusable during this search.
Is there some plugin for it or some workaround?
Sometime ago I asked for a faster way to search in FAR and after that I found two programs that can be used with FAR that is faster then the built in search.
First a free one:NTFS Direct File Find
It's a command line utility that works on local NTFS partitions only, It can search one drive at a time.
To search my 5 harddisks with 1.5 terabytes takes 2-3 minutes.
And a pay($30) one with a trial: FindOnClick
It's a GUI program but has support for the command line and can search other filesystems then NTFS. it's $30 but comes with 7 other utilities.
To search my 5 harddisks with 1.5 terabytes takes 15-30 seconds.
With both programs I used 5 commands in parallel one per harddisk to search all harddisks at the same time, if run in serial it would take upto 5 times longer.