MacOSX 10.4.6 fully eDir integrated.

Issue #1 - Finder Refresh (Well documented on When you save a file it
often disappears for a long time(often saving from within Word or Excel). "manually" refreshing the
finder through a force-quit makes it come back right away. Restarting also resolves the issue.
Dragging a file onto the fileserver from the desktop, let's say, and it appears right away. How do we
fix this without such drastic measures?

Issue #2 - Excel documents do not show correct modified dates. All other office(and other) apps are