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jackuars

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Duplicate entry names for files in external HDD
« on: July 02, 2020, 07:00:17 »
So this issue is occurring time and again after connecting my external HDD to my laptop. I'm literally seeing multiple entries for the same file when i switch to a folder. This happens for video files in external HDD and have attached a screenshot here.

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Re: Duplicate entry names for files in external HDD
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2020, 12:04:01 »
This happens sometimes while USB-Drives use. The only solution is the Refresh-Command (View> Refresh).

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Re: Duplicate entry names for files in external HDD
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2020, 18:06:28 »
Thanks. Hope something can be done to rectify this in the future.

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Re: Duplicate entry names for files in external HDD
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2020, 09:00:24 »
This can happens sometimes. in very rare situations if the filesystem is triggered to be rescanned when it just have finished a scan and is updating the internal cache.
So it gets updated twice instead of once.

Doing a refresh by pressing F2/F5 should fix it.

Since it is very very hard for me to reproduce it,it is not easy to just fix. But the issue is under investigation.