selecting "reply" to an Outlook 2000 e-mail very slow
Posted on 2009-07-16
We have a single XP Pro SP3 Workstation connected to the internet via broadband. We use a POP3 connection for mail. We are using Outlook 2000, and when we select reply to a mail message, it takes 30 to 40 seconds to bring up the reply window.
We have tried to compact the mailbox, which is around 376Mb in size, we have detected and repaired, but this has not helped.
This was working OK prior to a holiday, and we now have XP SP3 and IE8 installed. Not sure whether this is relevant, but they are changes that have recently happened. (Automatic updates enabled).
Anyone got any suggestions.