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TwinDude
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Run in Background or Pause Feature

When Toucan runs it might as well put a lock on my hard drive. I have a laptop, so I only have a 5400rpm drive, but still. When Toucan runs I can do almost nothing; even web browsing slows down sometimes. In case it matters I have 4GB of RAM and a Core 2 Duo 2.5GHz processor, so I think the problem in this case is just the hdd. I'm requesting a run in background feature or a pause feature for when I need to load something up while doing a backup. I could run the backups at night or when I'm away from my computer, but I hate leaving my laptop on when I'm not using it because it gets too hot (my graphics card already died once).

On a side note, the screen resolution problems seem to be solved for good. Thanks.

Steve Lamerton
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This

does sound very odd, what particularly were you doing with Touca, Sync, Backup or Secure?

TwinDude
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It certainly slows things up

It certainly slows things up when I run backups but in this case I am talking about the sync update option. I sync files ranging from 4MB (music and pics) to several GB (movies). The browser issue I mentioned I think is not related to toucan but rather flash programs that make things laggy. But there is no question in my mind that toucan slows down read/write performance of other programs.

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Ah

ok, are you running other things from the drive at the same time?

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I am not running things from

I am not running things from the drive that toucan is backing up to. But I can't run programs from the source drive that require lots of read/write at the same time toucan is running.

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