I'm using Gnu emasc 24.3 on
Windows 7 and normally I don't have any problems with speed/responsiveness.
Emacs with the
However, when I am travelling and try to connect to my company network via VPN (or just working offline without a connection to the company network), Emacs often becomes incredibly slow - it might take many minutes to open a buffer and it just does not respond to keyboard commands.
All relevant text and configuration files are saved in my user directory C:\Users\myusername.domainname\Documents which is located on the local hard disk (so should not need accessing remote servers), but I wonder if Windows 7 might try to sync those files with a server
I'm also using the "offline files" feature for other directories and I wonder if this could have an effect on my problem.
EDIT: the problem occurs not only when VPN is used, but also when the computer is just offline and not connected to the company network.