slow access to dvd containing large number of files
Ive been collecting various photos over the years of family, trips, holidays etc and have a large number of photos ive burned to dvd. Lots of these have rather long explanatory file names but still within 255 char limit (including path name) and are grouped in folders by year. I have problems accessing these pictures through explorer as i will explain below.
I burnt them to disk as a udf dvd no problem, the data is there and verifies properly. When I go to open the newly burnt disc and go into one of the folders im hit by a delay which can only be described as aeons before it will show me the contents. During this time its spinning away quite hapilly, the explorer toolbar is filling up and this can sometimes go on for two or three minutes before its done and i get my directory list. This happens for each folder i access too. Tried burning at a slower speed but still have this huge lag. I think the largest folder contains 3,000 and the smallest 500 but i still have this lengthy delay no matter how many there are.
Any suggestions as to what could be causing this? Surely explorer shouldnt be taking minutes to display a reasonably small number of files and im only looking in list view, not thumbnail view either.