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Disconnect Network drive will be there under Tools. I was thinking that Word was using the network folder for its temporary files instead of a local folder. Switch off EVERYTHING that is not essential - I had to do this to so many PC's at my old place that I lost count ! Per the discussion here, I disconnected all network connections, turned off alternative input devices (I cannot find anywhere to tell me how to replace the ctfmon.exe file just in case this this page
I just scanned it and saw OFV. This shoud force windows to realise that not all is as it once was - as it will have to re-install the hardware BUT there will be NO SIGN of the Jeff My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number eMachines EL 1333G-01W OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 CPU AMD Athlon(tm) Processor 2850e Nobody else in that branch is having the problem (that we know of) but I'd like to see what happens on a different user logged into the machine in question. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_word-mso_other/repair-slow-open-and-close-in-word-2003/6db998de-9883-4913-a60d-9a7435f47dc9
And there are no UNC references within the Word file to an old, non-existent server. I had tried a Repair in Control Panel/Add Remove programs for Office 2003. Other suggestions or things I can try? 30 pointsBadges: report Asmt56 Aug 11, 2008 4:13 PM GMT If you have Adobe Acrobat on your machine that may be causing the It will take a long time to rebuild (mine was about half an hour).
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The Advanced Options window opens. http://excel2007-slow-open-file.blogspot.com (For 2007, but saw it work with 2003 before)
Another thing that may cause the issue is the installation of the Office File Validation: http://blogs.technet.com/b/the_microsoft_excel_support_team_blog/archive/2011/09/29/office-file-validation-causes-slow-opening-of-excel-files-from-network.aspx View this "Best Answer" in First, there was an XP service running called "theme...", I can't remember the whole name of it, I'll post it later if the other guy remembers. http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/99020-word-2003-very-slow-when-opening-documents/
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Thanks 0 Pimiento OP Ad12 Oct 30, 2012 at 11:11 UTC 1st Post Insert this entry in your registry and it will do the trick [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Word\Security] [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Word\Security\FileValidation] How do I solve this problem?Thanks in advance. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites intouchtech 0 0 1 post June 14, 2007 Posted June 14, I tried several suggestions listed here and finally removing KODAK EASY SHARE fixed my problem. Score 0 whatacutup July 22, 2012 11:24:00 PM Sunius said:What about copying the file to your own hard drive?
- Opening a 280K Word doc from the server by double-clicking in Explorer took 23 seconds.
- Close all the programs you have running.
- Whenever she tried to open a document, Office would scan all her drives, and get stuck on the disconnected drive till it timed out.
You mean normal.dot, right? http://www.msofficeforums.com/word/6758-word-2003-slow-open-close.html This was a nasty thing to track down, in my case it was a user who was opening a VPN connection to another site, mapped a network drive to it, and Word 2013 can't edit files with custom XML elements, so I want to use 2003 to open them. I've mentioned - PLEASE CONTACT ME & I'll try to sort you out !!!! :o) - Mike - ( Macs PC ) Mike.Macs_PC@NTLworld.com 235 pointsBadges: report MacsPC Mar 26, 2009
This last time it happene I added the %1 at the end of the startup lines and that fixed it for a few days. http://newsmdcommunications.com/microsoft-word/microsoft-word-2003-doesn-t-have-save-as-function.html Task manager shows nothing out of ordinary, Explorer does use some CPU, but for the most part the System Idle Process is at 98% or 99%. I found some information online Would like to try it! 0 Pimiento OP certificate18 Nov 21, 2012 at 11:28 UTC 1st Post Ad12, that solution worked perfectly for me. I'd previously The workarounds I have dealt with is to modify the Open code for the application in File Types in Windows Explorer.
Wow, sometimes it is neat to read this stuff....... Sign In Sign Up Home Forums Browse Back Browse Forums Rules Donation Activity Back Activity Unread Content Content I Started My Activity Streams All Activity Search Leaderboard Subscription Back Subscription Orders Of course, I tried every other method known to man to no avail before the above method. http://newsmdcommunications.com/microsoft-word/microsoft-word-2003-the-file-is-not-available.html I can also close all documents in about a second, except the last one that takes about 20 seconds or longer. #2 04-05-2011, 06:47 AM macropod Windows 7 32bit
The problem is - usually - about 85% of the "Aauto-Loaded" softwares will not get used from one day to the next BUT they're still sitting in the memory - just This service was also running on his computer and we verified that it is an authentic XP operation, I don't run any Windows themes anyway, so it's disabled. That did nothing.
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If it does turn out to be a problem just with the profile, then blow it away and create a new one for the user before a complete reformat. 0 Click on the Rebuild button. Primarily affecting Excel and Word documents. This user does not VPN out of the office, but he does VPN INTO the office from home.
It is slow in closing. Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Microsoft Office » User Name Remember Me? He is the one who has not provided the details of his system specs. http://newsmdcommunications.com/microsoft-word/microsoft-word-2003-permission-error.html That's it!
Standby also works and links in emails open as quickly as before. Heads up: Telemetry updates for Win 7 and 8/8.1 are back again [Security] by chachazz302. The actual copy takes less than one second. are large ( we had a couple at 200+ mb ) - which on a standard PC would be OK but on a ROAMER - it has to be downloaded to
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. extension click Advanced select the bold action -> Edit and in the box under "Application used..." go to the end and add the "%1" after the /eso for the .XLSX Extensions For some reason, that program slows opening files from a network to a crawl.
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