Re: [artworks] Hestitation while loading

  • From: Richard Travers <richtm@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: artworks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 08:52:40 +0100

In article <4fb03197a3badger.sett@xxxxxxxxxx>,
   Richard Brock <badger.sett@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In article <f1f507b04f.martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>    Martin Wuerthner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > I do not think you can draw this conclusion. It is well conceivable 
> > that the Windows side could be holding up ArtWorks even if it is 
> > always at the same module. For instance, imagine your Windows virus 
> > checker checking every file that is accessed. It uses signatures to 
> > detect known viruses. Any RISC OS file, e.g., the main module file of 
> > the ArtWorks Group module, might just happen to contain a sequence of 
> > bytes that triggers one of the signatures. Then, maybe the virus 
> > checker stops the system from accessing that file while it analyses it 
> > in depth, which might take some time.

> > Martin

> Which might tie-in with my own experience which has been the same as
> John's on a similar set-up, although my host system is Vista... the
> factor which changed for me was installing AVG 8 as my virus checker in
> place of AVG 7.5

That ties in with my experience too. I had noticed Artworks taking
noticeably longer to start up, and now you mention it (I hadn't made the
connection) this did start just after upgrading to AVG 8.



  Richard Travers 
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