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Windows Update(s) slowing me down?

I run WIN98SE. I downloaded the last two Microsoft Critical Updates within the last week and things sure seem slow and sluggish now. The last patch was for MyDoom, but I run EZ AntiVirus and it never said I had it. But the Update scan acted like I should install it.

Since that download I have to click some things multiple times or the connection isn't made at all. I have cable and even the synch took longer this morning. Should I remove that last patch? Nothing else should be different and no new spyware was detected.

Anybody else having this problem? I didn't notice this after the previous larger security patch a few days before. I run Kerio Personal Firewall, too.

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Is it messing with my Firewall?

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Did that cumulative patch have some firewall thing that is messing with my Kerio one? This is frustrating how erratic it has become. Kerio isn't prompting me for anything new, but so many things just aren't connecting the first time or doing it SO slowly.

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I use w98se with all the critcal updates and do not see such an issue.

I do not use KPF or any firewall for that matter.

Perhaps turn the firewall off and test.
Better/worse/no change?

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I have each and every update for W98SE and have had no slow down at all ... nor should there be any slow down caused by these.

Perhaps adding these to your hard drive has filled it to the point of causing the system to be slower. It's just a guess but check to be sure that is not the cause.

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