Originally Posted by esbe02
quick fix for this is to clear your event logs... you can do it by holding ALT and press L,G,L,G and then MENU and CLEAR LOGS. I had this problem with loading pics too and after clearing the log, you can see the drastic difference!
I don't think clearing the logs is the reason why you noticed your pictures loading faster. On the initial time of viewing your pictures via thumbnails, it always takes longer. But after it builds the initial index, the thumbnail pictures load faster.