MS Office XP "Requesting Virus Scan"

  Adventurer 11:36 04 Oct 2004
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I have the following installed on my PC

Windows XP (including SP2 Upgrade)
MS Office XP
Norton System Works 2002
- have opted to protect system against viruses using Norton Antivirus (updated at least weekly), instead of antivirus option in the SP2 Upgrade.
MS Excel Addins

Problem:
Each time I open a stored .doc or .xls file to edit it, a message appears at the left hand bottom of the screen "Requesting virus scan", which considerably slows-up file opening.

Question:
How can I stop the system "Requesting virus scan"?

  Giggle n' Bits 11:39 04 Oct 2004

like office is damaged. Go into the Add/Remove programmes of Control panel and select remove Office.

You will then hopefully be given a option to Repair the office. You will also need your Office Disks.

Office when being checked is macro Virus scanning.

  Diodorus Siculus 11:40 04 Oct 2004

Within the options for norton, you can tell it to scan (or not) ms office documents - something about enabling the office plug in, I believe.

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