Opening files from Shared Folders may take up to 20-30 seconds.
It takes too much time for Windows 2000 to process Shared Folders name resolution.
Open up your virtual machine and start Windows.
Go to Start --> My Computer and follow this path: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts.
Open up hosts file in Notepad.
Replace 0.0.0.0 psf and 0.0.0.0 .psf lines with 127.0.0.1 psf and 127.0.0.1 .psf accordingly.
Save the changes and restart Windows.
Try to open AutoCAD file from a Shared Folder.
Authorization may be required to access files from Shared Folders (e.g. when attaching files from Shared Folder to Outlook email). Please ignore
these authorization requests.