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Access 2003 forms slow on Win 7 Professional

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I have an Access FE and SQL Server 2005 Express BE database that runs great on Win XP Pro.  I recently bought a computer with Win 7 Professional 32-bit, and the Access forms open painfully slow.  On XP Pro, it takes less than a second for one of the forms to open, but with Win 7, it takes 15 to 20 seconds for it to open.  Anyone else experience this and do you have a solution that worked?

Thanks for any insight.
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A similar situation just came up ... see if this applies to your case:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS_Access/Q_26854664.html?cid=1131#a35007468

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I don't believe so.  If I open the database window and open the tables directly, they are super speedy fast opening.  It occurs when I open forms and "Calculating . . ." is displayed in the bottom left corner of the screen.
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ok.  Are you using Conditional Formatting anywhere ?
I really have not experienced any such issues with Win 7 x64 Office 2010 ... with limited use however.

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No conditional formatting.  It is just slow as molasses on Win 7.  
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OK, I just installed SQL server on my local machine and linked those tables.  It is back to normal speed.  Must be a network issue with my Win 7 machine connecting to the SQL server over the LAN.

Any ideas?
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Sorry ... I don't use SQL Server ...

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