|Jan 31, 2008, 11:27 AM||#1|
Office 2008 Slow Startup: SOLVED!
I just posted this fix in another thread, but thought it deserved it's own.
Many of you have been having problems with very slow startup times with Office 2008.
My word/excel/powerpoint used to take about 1+ minutes to load.
It seems as though the office programs hang on startup due to 2 reasons.
The first being the auto start up of the project gallery and the second is the way it renders the preview of fonts(I use "Font Book" to preview my fonts anyhow.).
Here is how to fix it:
1. Launch word
2. Go to Word>Preferences
3. Click on "General"
4. uncheck "WYSIWYG font and style menus"
5. uncheck "Show Project Gallery At Startup"
6. Quit word
7. Reopen Word
My office programs now boot in 4 seconds or less and run smoothly.
You can also view my blog for a more information http://bbold.com/blog/?p=7
Last edited by jbrill; Feb 1, 2008 at 11:52 AM.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Slow program startup, slow dock||Ktdhc||OS X Mavericks (10.9)||3||Oct 24, 2013 01:27 AM|
|Question about app startup - solved||definitive||Mac Applications and Mac App Store||4||Jan 21, 2013 04:20 PM|
|SOLVED - GTX 6XX hanging on startup with more than 2 displays, please help!||All Taken||Mac Pro||16||Jan 10, 2013 10:50 AM|
|Should I install Office 2011 or Office 2008 [No Uninstaller]||colloc||OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion||26||Sep 5, 2012 01:07 PM|
|Open Office crashing on startup||onesh0t||Mac Applications and Mac App Store||2||Jul 17, 2012 04:11 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:13 PM.