When running "SQL Server Management Studio" the application may load slowly.

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Author: Yuval Sinay MVP
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SUMMARY

The following knowledgebase will help you to resolve SQL 2005 "Server Management Studio" slow loading operation.

SYMPTOMS

 
Opening "SQL Server Management Studio" may take a unacceptable time to load.

CAUSE

 
"SQL Server Management Studio" may configured to use online help recourses, while
 
the host computer may not have access to the online resources.

RESOLUTION

 
First Step:
 
   1. Go to "Start" -> "Programs" -> "Microsoft SQL Server 2005".
 
   2. Open "SQL Server Management Studio".
 
   3. Navigate to "Tools"  -> "Options" -> "Help" -> "Online".
 
   4. Mark the checkbox "Try local first, not online"
 
   5. Press on "Ok" button.
 
   6.  Restart SQL Server Management Studio".
 
  • Tip: In some cases you may need to disable "Check for publishers certificate revocation" option
 
              under the Internet Explorer -> "Internet Options" -> Advanced".
 

Second Step:
 
  1. Go to "Start" -> "Programs" -> "Microsoft SQL Server 2005".
 
    2. Open "SQL Server Error and Usage Reporting"
 
    3. Uncheck the following checkboxes:
 
       a."Send error reports for all components and instances of SQL 2005 to Microsoft or your corporate error reporting server."
 
 
         Note: Using local "corporate error reporting server", may require to enable this feather.
 
 
       b. "Send feather usage reports for all components and instances of SQL 2005 to Microsoft."
 
    4. Press on "Ok" button.
 
 
   

MORE INFORMATION

 
SQL Server 2005
 
http://www.microsoft.com/sql/default.mspx

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Article ID: 555686 - Last Review: August 8, 2006 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition
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