I just purchased and installed ZA Internet Security.
It takes me 10 minutes to open up Outlook Express, but only about 15 seconds to open Outlook.
I have a 500 MHz machine running XP Home in 1Gb of memory.
In the beginning, it looked very similar to the "first scan" problem wherein the CPU chokes on a ZA routine for a long time after the first installation. After the first long delay, the program works OK.
(---By the way ZL, you really should warn people about that.
I was panicked and spent hours rebooting and reconfiguring.---)
Although I don't remember a "first scan" issue with Outlook itself, when I saw the lack of response when starting Outlook Express -- I was hoping it was a "first scan" issue that would go away.
It didn't go away.
Outlook Express opens up quickly on my Wife's computer, and Outlook opens up quickly on my computer.
The only significant difference I can identify between my Outlook Express and my wife's Outlook Express is that she does not use newsgroups and I do.
Newsgroups are not available for Outlook, so I don't use them there on my machine either.
Am I on the right track?
What can I do about this problem?
Operating System:Windows XP Home Edition
Product Name:ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite