I don't recall seeing anyone mention a solid state drive which will also
help.

Crystal

On Wed, Nov 15, 2023 at 3:35 PM <irhock...@xtra.co.nz> wrote:

> Hi David,
>
> With a new desktop with the specs you have indicated, updating RAM to 64GB
> would give you almost instant opening of programs, as most recent memory is
> held in RAM for faster access.
>
> I have a six-year-old home-built desktop with slightly older specs, but
> have
> 64 GB Ram, My legacy file is just over 10,000 individuals and have My
> Heritage, FTM, numerous Word and Excel documents loading and running
> simultaneously every day with no problems loading any program at first
> start
> of day.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Ian Hocking,
> Christchurch, New Zealand
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: LegacyUserGroup <legacyusergroup-boun...@legacyusers.com> On Behalf
> Of
> David Cripps
> Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 7:03 PM
> To: Legacy User Group <legacyusergroup@legacyusers.com>
> Subject: [LegacyUG] Legacy slow to start
>
> Hi Everybody,
>
>
> I have a strange issue with a brand new Desktop computer, wherein Legacy
> itself might take 20-30 seconds to load at first start of the day.
> It's quite disconcerting when it happens, especially as this machine should
> be (and is) an absolute flyer.
>
>
> My old desktop clunker was getting a bit long in the tooth, so the guts of
> my upgrade is:
>
>
> 13th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-13700KF 3.40 GHz
> Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB, M.2 NVMe
> 32 GB RAM
> Windows 11 Home, Ver. 23H2, 64 bit
> Legacy 9.0.0.443 with 10,000 names
>
> I'm reaching out to see what others think of this, and I wondering the
> obvious simple thing, like, is it an issue of a lack of memory ? Should
> I double it to 64 GB ? Or make the RAM larger ?
>
> The re-install of Legacy went fine, and without issue, and I continue to
> carry on my research, do backups, and the odd bit of editing. As I said
> after the first start of Legacy, all's well, and I can work away all day
> if I like.
>
> I thought there might be a slim chance this issue has been dealt with
> before and resolved by a simple tweak, so I'd love to hear the technical
> types throw their solutions my way.
>
>
>
> Many thanks
> David Cripps in Tasmania
>
>
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