This may or may not be a network related issue, I'm not sure. Here goes:
It's Windows NT Server 4.0, AutoCAD2000 ADLM, 11 licenses. We have some
AutoCAD 14 licenses that are NOT ADLM. The network versions have the
executables on the workstations. Our network is 10/100 with 10 base t hubs
(for the most part).
Here is the problem:
AutoCAD 2000 (not r14) seems to create a "hesitation" while moving the mouse
to and fro. This seems to be a small part of an overall slow-down. The
thing that gets me is that AutoCAD 14 does not do this. Drawings may take a
while to open, but the mouse continues to move smoothly across the display.
I could chalk this up to a slow network perhaps, but the mouse still seems
to do this, even under non file related commands (such as move, copy, etc.).
Undos and baks all save to the local workstations, and "enabled with copy"
is selected under Xref's in the preferences. The only other thing I can
think of is that we have several paths in the preferences on the "files" tab
that point to network locations. Example: Support File Search patch and
Working Support File Search Patch include network paths. Also, we tried
AutoCAD 2000 without putting it on the network, or even connecting the
workstation to the network, and this "hesitation" did not occur.
As you might imagine, this is very frustrating for us. Any help in this
matter would be GREATLY appreciated.