Slow Connection to Shared Folder
Posted on 2007-12-04
I have a customer that has 3 computers (2 Xp Home SP2, 1 XP Pro SP2 w/all current updates) that are all connected using a 10/100 router. All three systems are running at 100 full duplex. System A hosts/shares all of their documents. I have the shared folder mapped out on systems B and C. It contains roughly 6 folders of varying sizes. Everytime I try to open the folder that has 4+gb of pdf files it takes roughly 30 secs for anything to show up. I understand that is a lot of data, but 30secs everytime you open the folder is kinda excessive. I've tried replacing the the cable between A and B, I've tried new NICs in A and B, I removed all the cached shares from my network places on all three systems, I ran WinSockXPFix on all three, and I'm still having the problem. Any help would be appreciated.