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Windows 7: Office 2007 very slow saving to network

26 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional
Office 2007 very slow saving to network

I have recently set up a new network and 4 desktops for a client. The server is running Windows Server 2008 and the desktops are all running Windows 7 with Office 2007. When ever the client goes to save a Word or Excel document to a network share, the applications takes 20-30 seconds to save the file...even very small files. Opening files is quick and other applications (database) are performing well.

I have read in other forums about poor performance when there are mapped drives that are no longer active. This is not my case as this is a brand new environment. Also, notepad and word pad do not have the same issue, it seems to be the way Office is interacting with the network. Any thoughts?

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31 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ent x64


Ich have the same issue with four completly new installed Notebooks (lenovo T510). I installed Lotus Notes, Office 2007 SP2 and updated the onboard tools (ThinkVantage...). So I think there ist nothing on the clients which is very unusual.

Older PCs on customersite are fine and they run on WinXp Prof x86 SP2/SP3 Office 2007 SP2 + updates.

Btw. My environment is matching the network of the threadstarter.

The hint with these add-ons didn't worked for me.

Any ideas?

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