Extremely slow when playing music from a folder with lots of files (1 Viewer)

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February 1, 2011
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Santiago, Dominican Republic
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Whenever I try to play an MP3 file from a folder with lots of MP3s (say, about 2,000), MP takes a long time (about 2 minutes) to start playing it.

Playing more songs from the same folder occurs immediately, after the first one has been played.

I can see a lot of disk activity on the first play, so it looks as if MP is reading the whole directory before playing the first file.

Is this a normal behavior?
 

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