I don't know if NI reads this, but ... here goes (already posted it on their own forum):

Even with Quicksearch on, finding all the samples (the first time) for a patch can be VERY slow (often > 5 minutes). Isn't there some way this can be sped up?

Is there some default placement for the files which one can use which will work "right out of the box"?

Or perhaps the autofind feature could allow you to limit searching to just one (sub)directory?

This is a SERIOUS handicap with a big libraries like VSL, but solving it does not seem like it should be so difficult!

(using Kontakt 1.5.3. on Mac OS 10.3.5, with a 75G HD)