Re: Programs slow to start and slow to open files

Posted: 01-09-2004, 04:02 PM
This bulletin may be applicable if you have Norton installed:

After updating to the January 7th or 8th virus definitions, your computer slows
down and Microsoft Word and Excel will not start

Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User

Be Smart! Protect your PC!


"Stephan Pomper" <> wrote in message:

| Since the last automatic windows update (done on our computers 01/07/04), two of our computers are very slow
to start programs especially Word and Excel. Once the programs start, opening files is agonizingly slow.
| I have prevented a third XP computer from installing the Windows updates and it still runs fine. Is there a
way to uninstall updates? I'd rather go back to pre-update performance.

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