Excel files open very slow on network
Posted on 2011-09-02
I'm having a farley rare phenomenon. The clients used to work as workgroup members on the sbs domain server.
Last week I went to this installation and told them it would be better to set the computers in the domain. After doing this they are complaingin that openeing xls files take a long time.
So I went over there and opend an xls file around 2mb this took 5min 30seconds
I open a word file 45mb this is done in 13seconds (which I think is normal)
I took my notebook (brand new core i7) placed it in the domain.and open the xls file. It opens at regular speeds.
When I go to a xp client and put it out of the domain and back in workgroup. the same xls files opens at normal speeds 7 to 15 seconds.
Put the xp client back in domain Bam; 5min to open the xls file.
strange strange strange.
Anyone any answers on this one?
Thanks for assistance.