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Re: Slow system reaction


In article <8fn4o2$a0v at smc.vnet.net>,
 Klamser at t-online.de (Peter Klamser) writes:

> Hi, when I let Mathematica do a longer computation under WiNT 4.0 the
> system has a very long reaction time when I try to open a file with a other
> program via the explorer. This does not happen, when I open the application
> directly and load the file via the file open menu.

Do you run anti-virus software with real-time scanning capabilities.  
The action of attempting to open a document from the Windows Explorer
shell probably results in the anti-virus software scanning the file,
which uses CPU resources.  Try disabling the realtime feature to see
if you observe a difference.

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P.J. Hinton
Mathematica Programming Group           paulh at wolfram.com
Wolfram Research, Inc.
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