View Single Post
Old 01-05-2018, 01:28 PM
dnanian's Avatar
dnanian dnanian is offline
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Weston, MA
Posts: 14,490
Send a message via AIM to dnanian
It may be that it needs to delete a lot of data, or that the drive is highly fragmented and lots of files are being replaced.

I'd use Disk Utility to erase it. Then, add it to the spotlight preference pane's "Privacy" tab. Then Smart Update the empty drive.
--Dave Nanian
Reply With Quote