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My  window computer takes a long time opening the My computer icon

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Last Modified: 2010-04-21
When I am out of the office and through a vpn session, the my computer icon takes about two minutes to open and my machine just freezes.

Is there anything I can check in windows?
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How do you connect to the internet when you login to the  VPN? DSL, Cable, or Dial-up?
How fast is your office internet?
Do you have any third party firewall applications?

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I disconnected a network drive that was still connected.  My computer icon open instantly.  Any reasons why when you disconnect a network drive it speeds up?
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