RE: network sharing causing explorer to freeze
Instead of mucking around with what you are doing, use CDs, or better still,
a memory stick, external hard drive.
It is quicker and easier.
> just bought a Sony CR series and am trying to transfer files from a slowly
> dying comp w/XP Pro to this one. I've got all the Vista Home updates and
> have read all of everyone's complaints, but I seem to have a new situation....
> Most of the time transferring files drag n' drop is working, other than
> being slow (and no the hotfix didn't help), but every once in a while the
> connection freezes. I've tried rebooting the other computer and
> disconnecting/reconnecting either one or both of the computers to the
> network, nothing helps. The reason I can't reboot this one is that when I
> hit cancel on the transfer, Explorer completely stops responding. If I try
> to close or restart explorer, the mouse freezes. I can log out, but then the
> system completely stops responding and I have to do a hard reboot.