Adding a hyperlink is taking time

Hello experts,

My users are having issue.

They are located in a remote branch and when they are sending an email and they try to hyperlink a file located in a shared folder in the main branch in their outlook it takes them 6 min to get the hyperlink.

can I please know why is this happening.
SR ZakNetwork Solutions Asked:
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Najam UddinCommented:
How are they creating hyperlink? If they browse and select file, then it will take time, else if they create link only by copying path, it should be very quick

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SR ZakNetwork Solutions Author Commented:
how can he copy the path and the file name at the same time ?
Najam UddinCommented:
browse to file -> Gives path
F2 on file -> Gives file name
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Steven CarnahanNetwork ManagerCommented:
There is a great little utility called Clipname that I use all the time.  I have installed it on all our servers.
Najam UddinCommented:
Another thought are users facing slowness in opening and navigation to file due being in shared drive?
crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
ClipName looks cool -- and if I didn't know about Everything, I'd probably install it.  

Everything is an essential free tool in my kit
Download Everything
Everything is amazingly fast for finding files once it builds the initial database.  In fact, I can usually find a file faster with Everything than I can navigating to where it is when I know the exact location.   So, for instance, if you are looking for a  xlsx file with daily and sales in the name, you can type:
xlsx daily sales
as you type, separate things with spaces.  You can also use wildcards.
To Copy Path to Clipboard, or the Copy Full Name to Clipboard, right-click the file in Everything, and choose from the shortcut menu to copy and then paste wherever you like.  Double-click on a file to open it, or right-click and Open With.  You can also drag files, or ctrl-drag (to make a copy) from Everything to a folder.
Everything is in the system tray when it is running (it loads automatically, which is one of the few things I let do that).
I make a hotkey of Ctrl-Alt-Shift-\  to launch Everything anytime -- and I use it several times a day.
Tools, Options, Keyboard

When Everything installs, check box for context-senstive menus so you can right-click on a folder in Windows Explorer or My Computer and limit Everything to searching below a folder.
Steven CarnahanNetwork ManagerCommented:
Thanks Crystal, I will look into everything.  I have used Clipname for years but this sounds like great alternative.
crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
you're welcome ;)
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