Thursday 10 February 2011

Windows 7 – Slow Web Based Office File Access

We are hearing of some folks dealing with really slow file access when the files are stored somewhere on the network.

When that happens, it turns out that the WebClient service within Windows may be stopped:


Note that the service’s Startup Type is set to manual in the above screenshot and it is started.

For folks that have the service stopped and are experiencing the problem make sure the service is started and that it is set to Automatic for the Startup Type.

Hat Tip: Les Connor – SBS MVP (Bing Search)

Philip Elder
Microsoft Small Business Specialists
Co-Author: SBS 2008 Blueprint Book

*Our original iMac was stolen (previous blog post). We now have a new MacBook Pro courtesy of Vlad Mazek, owner of OWN.

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