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Slow file access in the morning

Tekky007 asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-09
Basically I have a user who is complaining that when he comes in to work in the morning sometimes his files take a long time to access.  He is using XP Pro SP2 and the server is SBS 2008.

For example he was showing me today when he opens MS Word, then goes to open a word file on the server from with Word, sometimes it can take over two minutes to open this file.  But after a while everything seems to settle down and he works normally for the rest of the day. So this only seems to be happening in the morning.

I have checked the virus scan schedule, backup schedule and cant see anything else running at that time.  The user told me he doesn't like to reboot, so for starters i've told him to reboot when he comes in tommorow morning and then try again to see what results he gets.

The server is also using 95% RAM (4GB) but my senior engineer tells me this is normal for an SBS Server.

Anyone have any ideas?
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