Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Mapping a network drive slow response question

18 Jun 2010   #1
Lery

Windows 7
 
 
Mapping a network drive slow response question

When I try to map a network drive from my Windows 7 Ultimate machine, which is in a workgroup, it takes some time to prompt me for credentials.

So in the search dialogue box, I type in something like \\192.168.1.10\c$ About two to three minutes later I get the credential prompt.

Doing this same thing from a Windows XP machine is immediate.

If I map a network drive inside Computer using the map network drive button, filling in the required fields, choosing to connect using different credentials, it is all immediate. So it seems isolated to mapping a drive using the search dialogue.

Anyone seen anything like this?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

18 Jun 2010   #2
BCXtreme

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Well, I'm not sure what causes it, but I seem to have the same problem. Takes a couple minutes, sometimes just to tell me I messed up and it couldn't connect. Would be very excited if anyone else here has figured out what's going on!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Mapping a network drive slow response question




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Question about Mapping Network Drives
Hello, I have a question about mapping network drives. When I map a shared folder as a network drive on the computer, I see the drive under "Computer", but it doesn't show on any other computer on the network. The folder is still accessible anywhere on the network, it just doesn't show as a...
Network & Sharing
help accessing & mapping network drive without VPN
Hey, my employers IT support department has emailed me a certificate which allows me to access my office pc desktop using RDC without the need to establish a VPN to the server. My question is - can I now someone map one of the shared drives that is on the main office service again without the...
Network & Sharing
Slow Response From Mapped Network Drive
Hello all, I have 2 mapped network drives to my local server, they are letters H & K. H is in \\server\data\users\name and K is \\server\data. Here is where my issue is, the K drive is very slow and times out most of my programs when working in there, H is very fast almost instantaneous. I...
Network & Sharing
Mapping a network drive
Ok. I mapped my college snap server on windows 7 professional. I just upgraded to windows 7 ultimate, so I know what I need to change. I went into local security policy, and changed Network Security: LAN Manager Authentication Level to Send LM & NTLM Responses. I go to map it, and I get the...
Network & Sharing
Mapping a network drive
Hi there, it seems Microsoft has changed how to map a network. I can map a network drive fine in Vista but not in 7. It always connects as my current user, assistance would be great. \\irsserver\yourusername$\
Network & Sharing
Mapping a network drive problem.
This makes no sense. I have always had 2 cpu's on a network. My main rig, and a "server". (Basically a storage and backup cpu). Well I just built a new rig, and installed Win 7 RC. Re formatted my old "main" rig to become my new "server". I still had the old "server" (Win XP) connected to the...
Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:27.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App