Slow performance displaying Novell mapped drives in Windows Explorer
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Windows 7 x64
Hewlett-Packard HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT PC (Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.67GHz) with BIOS versions 1.02 & 1.05
There is nothing unusual about the contents of the drives - no large number of files or subdirectories; no long pathnames.
Installed a "clean" copy of Windows 7 install (no Zenwoks, no antivirus, etc.)
Verified the same issue occurs on physical PC and virtual PC
Applied the fix described in TID 7002232.
Using TID 7000693, verified that the Novell provider was first in the list of client providers.
Set the UNC path filter "On"
Disabled the Teredo client
Disabled Superfetch and Windowsearch
1. Start/run, services.msc. Search for:
Disable both and change start-up type to Manual. Reboot.
Disabled use of offline files
Open Control Panel (use the icons view)
Click the "Manage offline files" link
Click the "Disable offline files" button on the "General" tab
Disabled automatic LAN setting detection in Internet Explorer
Launch Internet Explorer
Click the Tools icon (or press Alt+X)
Click on "Internet options"
Click on the "Connections" tab
Click on the "Lan settings" button
Uncheck "Automatically detect settings"
Ungrouped items in Windows Explorer
Launch Windows Explorer
Click on "Computer"
On the right side, in the mapped drives listing, right click on an empty space, select "Group by", select "(None)".
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- Document ID:7011401
- Creation Date:20-NOV-12
- Modified Date:20-NOV-12
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