Ham Radio deLuxe uses standard an Access database for saving your QSOs. It makes HRD start up very slowly. This database system is a catastroph! Alternative is to use a MySQL database instead. Below here a very good description how to get live into your favorite HamRadio Logbook!. You can download the pdf here as well. Satisfaction quaranteed. Good tip: delete ALL access databases, leave only the MySQL one, otherwise the program will start as slow as usual.