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Fresh install of Windows 11, fresh install of Spotify
I have a personal music library with 30,000+ songs
Whenever the Spotify app is launched it locks up my media hard drive, opening resource monitor shows it scanning every file in my music folder. I have read the threads about enabling local files, disabling each location, then turning local files back off again: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Disable-Local-Files/td-p/4779953
Every time I open the app, it starts scanning again, and if I go back into settings the local files location scanning settings have enabled themselves again.
This happens in both the windows store and web download versions of Spotify, and I have done a fresh reinstall of each, as well as deleting all the appdata folders.
I would like to permanently disable the local files feature so that I can use the Spotify app without redisabling local file locations every time it is opened. Thanks!