id3 tags bogging down RR 3-2010
I recently updated my TruckPC to Windows 7 and RR version 3-2010. I started having issues with it locking up when trying to load music from my thumb-drive. I eventually figured out that it wasn't actually locked, it was just bogged WAY down with some process. I had to go back to RR version 12-2009 to get it to work properly (RR version 2-2010 was also slow).
I got back from a road trip last weekend and had a chance to diagnose the problem a little more thoroughly on my laptop. Something is wrong with the id3 tags settings. If I click "don't use id3 tags," it works perfectly. If I click any other setting, "prefer id3 v2, prefer id3 v1, mix V2 with V1, or mix V1 with V2" then RR slows down considerably. My laptop has a decent processor, but there is still a significant decrease in performance. My truckPC has an Atom processor, so it grinds practically to a halt.
Was there some change after the 12-2009 release of RR made to the id3 functions?
EDIT: A little more research... The problem is with id3v2.2 tags ONLY. id3v1 and id3v2.3 seem to work fine. And RR.12-09 won't show v2.2, so that's probably why it doesn't choke on them.