windows 7 file preview

at one of the branches at my company the network is SLOW!!  I noticed in explorer that even to create a desktop shortcut from a network share it is unbelievably slow.
So I was wondering, if I go to folder options and uncheck some of the advanced settings in the View tab, would that help? Because isn't there some settings that get information about the size of the folder, or maybe the contents. Or would there be somewhere else in windows 7 where i could mess with settings so when you click on something it doesn't bother finding folder size information and just opens the folder?
LVL 1
JeffBeallAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Explorer is going to browse.

If you know the file, you could try opening it with the correct path in Word, Excel or whatever (but do not browse as that is just Explorer). That avoids browsing and may be a bit faster.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
JeffBeallAuthor Commented:
thank you.
0
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@JeffBeall  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows 7

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.