"Mark Jacobs" <kramblomand.net> wrote in message
> I have been running XP Pro on my workstation for a while
> now. I recently had the workstation upgraded to a Celeron
> 2GB processor and a ECS motherboard with SIS Chipset. Now
> my network connection is acting odd. When I go to access
> an application or file on the server it takes 20 to 25
> seconds to pull it up. Then as I continue working it is
> pretty normal. If I leave it alone for 5 or 10 minutes and
> start back, I have to do the 20 second wait deal again the
> first time. I've tried a lot of things, reinstalling
> TCP/IP, checking all settings, checking for updates to the
> network card. I have 256 mb Ram.
> The server is running 2000 Server but has not been altered
> during this problem.
> Any insights would be appreciated.
Did you run a Repair Install of XP after that new hardware was added?