I have a file and print server that I did a P to V on about 4 years ago. It is running Server 2003 sp2. Has been running fine for a long time. For the last few months we noticed theat when you open up windows explorer to drill down to any file or folder inthe directory it hesitates alot between clicks.
We checked CPU and Memory and they are all running fine. No rougue processes. Turned off A/V, Other servers on the same ESX host are running fine. 4gb free on the C drive and 15gb free on the D (data) drive. I have 4 cpu assigned to it and 4gb of ram.
I defragged the c drive last night but no change in performance. C drive still looks pretty fragmented after defrag.