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You access some file shares through a domain-based Distributed File System (DFS). When you crawl the file shares in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, you experience poor performance.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
For SharePoint Server 2007
Note We also recommend that you apply the Windows SharePoint Service 3.0 hotfix package that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
961750For SharePoint Server 2010
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961750/ )Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts.msp): February 24, 2009
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.