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dotnetzip very very slow on Windows 2008 ServerR2

Jul 8, 2010 at 9:42 PM
Edited Jul 9, 2010 at 1:16 AM

Please Help.

I am using ( 1.9 )for zipping files in my c# code. I am just refereing in my project to Ionic.Zip.Dll library.


Trying to zip file size 800MB takes 16 Mins on Windows server 2008 the same code on PC/Laptop takes 3 mins.


why is this very slow on Windows Server 2008.


Anyone had this problem please advice.


Thanking you in advance


Code Example:






using (ZipFile zip = new ZipFile())



zip.CompressionLevel = Ionic.Zlib.CompressionLevel.BestCompression;