running WinXP home on a new Pentium 4 2.40 GHz with 1 GB or RAM.
Upgraded to Studio MX 2004 w/ Flash Pro from Studio MX.
Noticed incredible slow performance in Fireworks MX 2004, while working on same file in FW MX not a problem. It is not a file size issue, as that particular file is only 197 KB!
Did some tests:
1. start a new file in FWMX04, size minimal
=> result: exact same performance issue
2. open a new user account in XP
a. start a new file
=> result: no performance issues! (???)
b. open ...