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Old Oct 24, 2009, 10:34 AM   #26
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this is a good tip....thanks!
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Old Oct 26, 2009, 08:03 AM   #27
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Tried this...

Not that I feel it solved but launching of Word:2008 now went down from 5+ min. to 2:17,6 min.

Mac Mini late 2008, 1.83Ghz, 2GB RAM.
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Old Oct 26, 2009, 08:06 AM   #28
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thanks man, helped me fix that issue!
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Old Feb 9, 2010, 01:13 AM   #29
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Disable WYSIWYG

Disabling WYSIWYG shortened my open time on SL 10.6.2 from minutes or system hang to about 3 seconds.

Žanks for še tip!
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Old Mar 30, 2010, 11:52 AM   #30
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you are the man. word loads 89237498237498234x faster than before now.
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Old Nov 16, 2010, 06:48 PM   #31
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I know this is an old thread, but thanks for the tip!

I'm going to try it tonight last night I was copying and pasting .jpgs from iPhoto to word and it was horrendous!!
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Old Apr 26, 2011, 01:27 AM   #32
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Even the damn equation editor tools were apparently using custom fonts, now they open fast.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 05:10 PM   #33
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Thank you!!!

Thank you so much!!!
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 07:42 PM   #34
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Starting with Office 2008, Microsoft installs fonts in this location:

Library/Fonts/Microsoft

They also installed duplicate fonts that Apple installs. Removing these older duplicate fonts then deleting font caches can help with startup and random crashes.

Microsoft fonts to delete after installing Snow Leopard (includes help deleting font caches)

http://www.office.mvps.org/troublesh...owleopard.html

See Font Management for help with Office 2011 fonts.

http://www.officeformachelp.com/office/font-management/

BTW, if you had Office 2004 installed, you can delete the fonts in your User's Library/Fonts/Fonts Disabled folder. When you install Office 2008 or Office 2011 Microsoft moves your older fonts to this folder.

Another folder you can delete in the User's Library to clear up some space are the cache files for Spotlight for Office 2004 and 2008.

/Library/Caches/Metadata/Microsoft/Entourage"
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Old May 16, 2013, 05:32 AM   #35
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Wanna say thanks this has solved my problem.

Hated waiting that 30 seconds - 1 minute to load a file.
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