Re: "My Computer" hangs for 2-30 seconds while connected to a domain..
I found that removing my many network shortcuts fixed this issue. It seems
that network shortcuts are integral to the file system, and the networking
software in the OS repeatedly attempts to determine the connectivity to
these resources. I would love to see a workaround built into the OS for
this, but at present, that is the situation.
Where there's a Will, there's a William.
"brokenmachine65" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> I have a small domain setup in our test labs for evaluating new
> on a scaled down version of our company network. 1 2003 domain controller
> xp machines, and this vista machine. the domain controller also acts as
> and dhcp (of course) and is a direct replica of the primary server for the
> The issue is that when the vista machine is connected to the network about
> 80% of the time opening "my computer", the start menu, or opening up a
> or rared file it
> "hangs" for 2-30 seconds. The primary window will show with a partially
> populated list of files or shortcuts then sit there doing nothing. No HDD
> activity. no network activity, nothing. If i yank the network connection
> pops right up. This behavior only happens with vista, the xp machines
> do this.
> So there is something that is different about how vista is interacting
> the network, but I cannot see what it is. All machines use roaming
> but the only thing that is different about vista in that regard is that 2
> the network folders auto map to "my computer" and cannot be removed.
> If there is any other details that you need please let me know, our IT
> is at a loss....