Outlook Express slow to load

  Ebonytiger 23:03 04 Aug 04
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Is anyone else experiencing problems with Outlook Express (Windows XP) taking ages to load? This only seems to have been happening since today's updates (or possibly yesterdays).

  Chegs ® 23:14 04 Aug 04

I have had the same slow launching of OE for the last week.I put it down to OE and Windows Messenger struggling to communicate(as I had removed Win Messenger completely)but nothing seemed to work,set OE to NOT launch WM,editted the registry/switched off WM in "Services" etc,and was explainig to a mate yesterday how much effort I had put into curing this,and set to showing him how easily I had removed Win Messenger by "Start/Run and pasting this | RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\INF\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove | into it.I got the Error OCX 16*** message appeared,went to demonstrate how slow OE was and it started instantly. Left me looking like a right muppet. :-)

  THE TERMINATOR 23:14 04 Aug 04

Yes I thought it was a bit slow, so I did a Disk Cleanup, got rid of the crap, and it seems ok. Well at least it seems to have done the trick.

PS. I have all the updates too (in case you are wondering if it's one of them)....TT

  Smegs 23:15 04 Aug 04
  Ebonytiger 22:02 05 Aug 04

Has suddenly speeded up, however I've been having problems getting my emails today - login box coming up and not loading so contacted blueyonder selfhelp on web then tried again and there it was at full speed so maybe there was some connection there.

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