Solved Problem with Notepad++ taking over a minute to launch.



  • Notepad ++ was taking forever to open initially, but once it was open it functioned normally. The cause of the slow down was in my workplace file. I had files to network locations that no longer existed. Once I removed those, or modified to the new location for the file it was back to opening quickly. I ended up using procmon to track what the executable was doing and that is when I noticed the “PATH NOT FOUND” messages. I made the changes and boom all is well in the world again… (all is well except for Trump, that f*&#er just ain’t right).

    I just wanted to share in case someone else bumped into the same problem.
    -CMF


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