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I have this annoying issue

- Word starts slowly and a "Running virus scan" message appears on the status bar -

well described by Microsoft:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919047

 

BUT, Microsoft solution doesn't work.

 

Searching on the web I find that

"The virus scan message comes not from Word but from linked anti-virus software."

 

http://www.tech-archive.net/Archive/Word/microsoft.public.word.docmanagement/2009-04/msg00597.html

examples

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-3645004.php (AVG)

http://blogs.chron.com/helpline/archives/2006/02/virus_scan_in_m.html (Norton)

http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/463594-disabling-running-virus-scan-win.html (Norton)

http://www.wordbanter.com/showthread.php?t=63046 (Norman)

 

I noticed this problem shortly after having installed IMMUNET.

So, what can I do?

Put winword + *.doc in exclusion list?

 

Some help will be very appreciated!

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