Fix slow access to Network drive:
If you faced any slowness while accessing files and folders from the network shared drive which mapped to your computer in windows 10, apply the below-mentioned solution one by one.
Check the Network Speed:
As I mentioned above the Network drive speed depends on the network speed, if you are having a slow internet connection then you will feel slowness while accessing Network Drive, There are many ways to check the Network speed, most of them use Google for internet speed test. Check your network speed here.
Using Registry Editor:
Note: Modifying the Registry is risky, and it causes irreversible damage to your OS Installation Follow the steps correctly. Friendly advice Before Modifying Registry Creating Restore Point is recommended.
Open Run command by pressing Windows + R and type Regedit and hit enter this will open the registry editor console.
Now Navigate to the following path
From the left-hand side click on the Parameters registry key, then from the Right-hand side search for DirectoryCacheLifetime DWORD.
If you are not able to find that key then you have to create it, Right-click on the empty area, and choose New > DWORD (32-bit) value. Name the DWORD to DirectoryCacheLifetime.
Double click on DirectoryCacheLifetime and modify the value to 0 and click on OK.
Restart the PC once to make it effective. If you are still facing Slowness then you have to modify the value for the additional two SMB cache values which is mentioned below.
If you are not able to find these DWORDs then you have to create it. Follow the above-mentioned steps to create it and set the Value to Zero 0. Find More about SMB cache Values.