XP and Networking Resources

By Horton
Dec 21, 2006
  1. Would anyone know what would cause my computers to be real slow when accessing resources on a Win 2003 server, computers are XP SP2
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415


    XP is the fault,

    heres a thread about it.
    And I think the fix is in this thread.

  3. Horton

    Horton TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for responding, I looked up the references and found that they affect only servers that are Domain Controls, mine isn't, the computers are all networked by Workgroup. I agree with you though, it has to be something in XP that is causing this problem but no one seems to know what it might be. For grins, I will change the registry on one of the computers and see if that makes a difference.

    Thanks again.
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 8,945   +584

    see this for a complete set of tweeks.

    setting ack = 1 is the wrong choice; you want a higher number to reduce the
    traffic on the net.
  5. Horton

    Horton TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks, I'll try them and see if they boost my communications speed.
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