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Posted on 2004-10-13
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Hi

One of my workstations is extremely slow at transferrign files over to the file server. It works like a 56 K modem, or worse! The workstation is one of several new ones we just bought, with Windows XP on. None of the other workstations appear to have this problem.

Please advise,

Many thanks
Jason
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Do you have the latest Service Pack Installed?
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We bought 7 new workstations last month, and I installed the latest XP service pack on each one, and set windows update to automatic. I'm not at work now, but I'll double check this workstation tomorrow, just to make sure I didn't miss out the service pack.
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is it a domain?
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Hi

Yes it's on a domain. The server OS is Windows 2000 server.
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busy now...will have to get back to this in a week or two but thanks in the meantime.
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Adam,  you were right. It was a DNS problem!
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