Many thanks for your support - I'll get a comment off to ZA - if anything useful happens I'll post the reply.It's been interesting to see recent reviews of security suites and there is now much effort in some (e.g. Norton) to reduce impact on thepc in boot time and general intrusion.
I think all software developers should be made to work in the real world with low speed processers and minimum memory, that might concentrate their minds to reduce code size and improve performance.
Perhaps we should make them submit their work on punched cards!
(es I do go back that far - just