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Slow performance when you open objects in Design View in Access running on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Article ID: 293199 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q293199
Moderate: Requires basic macro, coding, and interoperability skills.
This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).
For a Microsoft Access 2000 version of this article, see 264239
After you upgrade to the latest Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 service pack on a client computer without upgrading the server to the same service pack, opening Access objects such as forms, reports, macros, or modules in Design View across a network is unusually slow. You may also notice a delay when you enter the first character in a module in the Visual Basic Editor. This problem does not occur with data access pages.
You can use either one of the following solutions to resolve this problem:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Steps to Reproduce the Behavior
For additional information about performance issues with Windows NT 4.0, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/236316/EN-US/ )Performance Improvement for Redirector/Server Connections Involving Small File Operations