[email protected] said...
> From other reports here I get the impression that Opera is very slow in
> managing any sort of large index, whether it is history, cache or mail
As I remember Opera was also suspected to have a slow-startup-problem,
when a large number of fonts were installed (my startup is very fast and
I've got 71 fonts installed, so I ask myself when a "large number of
Anyway, I would have a look at my virus scanner first, before pointing
my finger at Opera.
Every application that has to open a lot of files (and large disc-caches
mean that there _are_ a large number of files) will suffer from a big
So IMO the best practice is to set up a fresh system with seperate admin
and user accounts, only work as a user, install and alter system
settings as admin only, virus-scan on demand only (before executing or
installing something new), doing a weekly complete system scan to detect
things that may have hit your system anyway.
Why scan weekly? Because one frequently wants to know if he/she has to
"Gewisse Schriftsteller sagen von ihren Werken immer: 'Mein Buch, mein
Kommentar, meine Geschichte'. [..] Es wäre besser, wenn sie sagten:
'unser Buch, unser Kommentar, unsere Geschichte'; wenn man bedenkt, dass
das Gute darin mehr von anderen ist als von ihnen." [Blaise Pascal]