Environment: 2 Windows 2003 domain controller + DNS. (dc1, dc2). dc1 is also a file server.
Whenever I reboot dc1, it takes long time (5-10 minutes) to complete reboot. The most time seems to be spent on 'Preparing network connections...' stage. dc2 seems to be normal (2-3 minutes).
Q#1. What is really going at this stage (of startup)?
Q#2. Is there any way to speed up the startup process?
Q#3. Any thing wrong with the dc1 system?