Preparing to copy takes forever on Windows 2008 Server

We have recently started to upgrade from 2003 Server to 2008 Server and as we are moving data files from server to server accross the Gbit network, this Preparing to Copy on Windows 2008 Server is taking like 30 minutes or more per 5GB we are trying to simply copy over.

I never remember this being such a nightmare with previous OS's of Microsoft.  s it because we are 'pulling' the files?  Should we 'push' the files to the Windows 2008 server?
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TrackhappyCommented:
Pulling or pushing makes no differenece. I'd suggest Robocopy instead.
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sukamtoCommented:
try disable antivirus while copy process.
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naburtonCommented:
use robocopy
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isiHelpDeskAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys.....It was a CRC port mismatch error, but i appreciate the RoboCopy suggestion.  I never used that before.
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isiHelpDeskAuthor Commented:
Good suggestion, but not the root cause.
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TrackhappyCommented:
I'll have to look taht one up. How do you change the CRC port????
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isiHelpDeskAuthor Commented:
I had CRC errors on a switch port due to a speed mismatch.....

That prob makes more sense :)
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TrackhappyCommented:
Ahhh, now I get it. Good sleuthing! :)
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