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:
- Make sure that the client computers are running the same service pack as the server. The server may be running either Windows NT Server 4.0 or NT Workstation 4.0.
- Obtain the latest Microsoft Jet service pack from the Microsoft Download Center:
For additional information about how to obtain the latest Microsoft Jet service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How To: Obtain the Latest Service Pack for the Microsoft Jet 4.0 Database Engine
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
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:
Performance Improvement for Redirector/Server Connections Involving Small File Operations