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Slow Word & Excel startup

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#1 Nigel Pindar

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 09:13 AM

Word & Excel are very slow to start when I click on a document to open it.
I'm not sure what I did but I must have done something because the problem first manifested itself as Windows not recognising .docx or .xlsx documents and asking me to select which software to use to open them with.
When I ticked the box to say "always use this product" Windows recognised them but now they take 30 seconds or so to start up and open a new document compared to a few seconds or less before the problem started.

Any ideas why this is happening and how I can fix it?


Edited by Orange Blossom, 10 May 2011 - 12:55 PM.
Moved to business applications from XP. ~ OB

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 12:20 PM

Hello and welcome to the forum!

What version of Word & Excel?
In the beginning there was the command line.

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