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> TIP #24 Windows is slow to browse the network., Windows slows to a crawl when browsing the network
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post Nov 28 2006, 03:02 PM
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TIP #24: Windows slows to a crawl when browsing the network (resources dropping to 0%, etc…).

This tip works on ALL Windows 95/98/ME and NT4/2000/XP systems with MS Internet Explorer 4/5/6 installed. This Registry fix speeds up internet/remote (using Windows Explorer and/or Internet Explorer) browsing process considerably on most MS Windows 32-bit machines connected to a network and/or remote computer(s).

This actually fixes a BUG in MS Windows OSes that scan shared (remote) folders/files across the network for Scheduled Tasks, and can add a delay as long as 30 seconds (!), because it uses extra time to search the remote computer(s).

Click Start, click Run, type REGEDIT and hit enter.

Go to this location:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ Explorer\RemoteComputer\NameSpace

In the right hand pane highlight the {D6277990-4C6A-11CF-8D87-00AA0060F5BF}
Right-click on it -> select Delete -> click OK.

Also, if you're not using DFS with Microsoft servers, disable DFS checking by creating an entry at:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Mup\
Create "DisableDFS" as a DWORD and set the value to 1.

Reboot your PC.

You might want to check out the docs on improving client performance at http://www.ithowto.com -- it contains the above and more.

[Thanks go to http://members.aol.com/axcel216/newtip21.htm#BRSP for this tip.]
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