thngs showing up in network places

By scopexmoh
Oct 21, 2003
  1. im using xp and i noticed that today something was in my network places.....when itry to delte it locks can i remove thngs from network places?
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Are you sure its locking up? I just tried on mine and it sat there and didn't look like it was doing anything, I went to another window and came back and they were deleted. It might just take longer than you'd expect.
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Well it could be searching for that actual network location, and if it isn't there anymore it could hang. Just give it some time and it might give you an error or something saying it is no longer available. Or as SNGX said it could just be thinking
  4. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    "My Network Places" can take an enormously long time to alter/change/view files if you are on a large network.

    For example, I was a network with about a dozen workgroups and each workgroup had about a dozen computers. If I changed the "view" to sort from location instead of name, I would have to wait several minutes for it to finish.
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