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Slow MSSQL Connection LAN Windows 7 SOLVED

Updated on December 29, 2011

Solving Slow SQL Connections in Windows 7

This article will detail one resolution for slow SQL connections on Windows 7.

Basically if you are having problems with slow SQL connections on Windows 7, this could be the reason why.  Follow the steps detailed below and let me know if this worked for you.

1. Click Start and type gpedit.msc then hit Return.

You should be faced with the "Local Group Policy Editor".

2. In this window navigate to the following:

Administrative Templates > Network > DNS Client > Turn off Multicast Name Resolution

The image below shows where you need to be.


Once you reach this location tick the "Disabled" radio button and hit "OK".

That's all you need to do. Try running your SQL query again to see whether this has worked for you.

Thank you.

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