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office opens slow

And then...

Look at how much other junk is loaded. If a lot then 2-3 GB RAM is recommended for XP.

Defrag your hard disk.

Make sure the file you are loading is local not on a server. Also, how big is the file. I've seen huge excel sheets that take a while to load, though 45 seconds is really bad.

Is the file on a second hard disk that is allowed to go into power down mode?


OSNN Senior Addict
Ok sorry office 2007 version professional yes it goes for all the apps with data, if you open a blank its instant. Running xp home on a dual core hp laptop with 2 gb ram and 120gb hard drive


OSNN Senior Addict
no it is on d drive of my laptop. It is as if it is doing a virus scan first but i have tried disabling avg and it made no difference

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