We have several users running small windows xp networks (all peer to peer networks with xp non-dedicated servers), that have experienced major slowdowns on the client/workstations after running the last windows update. if they do a windows restore, the speed comes back.
XP seems to be the only os affected, and in looking for similarites, AVG appears to be installed in each case. Pervasive Workgroup version 10 is the database being used via our General Store POS software, and any function where printing is involved seems to suffer the slowdown.
I tested a 2 station xp peer to peer here and cannot duplicate the slowdown. I am running security essentials for AV in my test environment.
Any ideas? Any help would be greatly appreciated and I thank you in advance for your time.