Slow Performance When Editing Hatch and Selecting Drop Downs with Files on the Network Inside AutoCAD-based Programs

June 30, 2020 Jeff Arbogast

Issue:

AutoCAD experiences slowdowns when editing hatch and selecting drop downs. Using files from the Network.


How to reproduce this issue
Editing the hatch you can select the hatch and escape, select the hatch again and escape, and You can see this takes longer each time you select and escape.


Causes:
HP Help utilities specifically MAC Manager which appears to add data to the network packets and causes speed degradation. These are tools that come with most HP systems.

Solution:
Remove HP Help Tools

About the Author

Jeff Arbogast

Manufacturing Solution Center Team Lead<br><br>Jeff is responsible for manufacturing Technical Support for both internal staff and customers. In addition to the daily activities of the support center, he helps write for the National Support Center blog, and has written online classes for the IMAGINiT training on demand site.

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