Windows® Vista Network Sharing
Get to know more about Windows Vista Network Sharing
Network sharing feature of Windows Vista system allows you to share data files, system resources, etc. over a network. Windows Vista system provides a Network Sharing Centre which controls overall performance of network sharing of the system. Network sharing Centre is an area in Vista which allows the user to configure network sharing feature. We can also get the details about computers that connect to the network, sharing and discovery features status, current computers network setup, etc. Network sharing Centre offers network discovery, file sharing, public folder sharing, printer sharing and media sharing, etc. Sharing and discovery part of Network Sharing Centre allows the user to turn on and off the specific sharing features such as public folder sharing, network discovery, password protected sharing, etc.
Here is more on network sharing in Windows Vista:
- Reasons for Slowdown
- Uninstall Security Features
- Disable Remote Differential Compression
Reasons for Slowdown
There are several reasons for the slow performance of network sharing feature in Windows Vista system. If your Vista system is enabled with Remote Differential Compression, then it will result in slow transfer rate. Another reason for the slow performance of network sharing feature is due to the presence of security software such as antivirus programs, firewalls, etc. Some of these real time protections can block the performance of network sharing feature in Windows Vista.
Uninstall Security Features
One of the common reasons which slow down the performance of the network sharing in Windows Vista system is due to the presence of security software tools on the system. Real time protections provided by antivirus and personal firewall sometimes slow down the performance of network sharing features. We can get rid of these issues by disabling these features from the system. If you disable these security programs then schedule frequent scans to your Windows Vista system to keep your PC protected.
If you enable Remote Differential Compression in your Windows Vista system then it will slow down the performance of network sharing features. We can improve the transfer rate of network sharing by disabling this feature. In order to disable Remote Differential Compression, open 'Start' menu and select 'Control Panel'. Then select 'Program and features' and click on 'Turn Windows feature on or off' which is present on the left side of the screen and uncheck 'Remote Differential Compression'.
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