Fontlab Studio Saving Very Slow

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Ken Krugh's picture
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Fontlab Studio Saving Very Slow
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I'm working in Win XP, Fontlab Studio 5.0.4 and we recently installed a new Windows 2008 server. Now saving (simply doing a Ctrl + S or File, Save) takes as long as 30-45 seconds. The font files size doesn't seem to matter much, even fonts that aren't particularly large take a looooong time to save.

I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling to no avail.

Has anyone else seen this?

Thanks,
Ken

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Joined: 23 Jul 2008 - 10:17am
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try to use Fontforge as well - anytime Fontlab may have problems, you can use the Fontforge's parachute! :)

Frank E. Blokland's picture
Joined: 28 Mar 2003 - 12:31pm
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Ken: [...] we recently installed a new Windows 2008 server. Now saving (simply doing a Ctrl + S or File, Save) takes as long as 30-45 seconds.

I reckon that this hasn’t anything to do with FLS as such. There seem to be all sorts of slowdown-issues related to the use of SMB2 (Server Message Block Protocol Version 2) in Windows 2008 Server. Some Googling on this subject might perhaps help.

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