Ok I'll try this again I have a small biz network. Server is win 2003 for file and print sharing. Workstations run Win XP Pro. Whenever I Try to open a Word document store on the server Word flashes 2-3 times sometime freezes but most of the time takes 30-60 seconds to open the document. I have the same version office on the server and the Workstation. This really cuts down on productivity any help would be appreciated. Hardware has been ruled out.