.Mac causing slow Microsoft Office

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by bellis1, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. bellis1 macrumors 6502

    Feb 9, 2003
    I was hoping someone might assist me in fixing a problem I have encountered. Microsoft Word and Excel have been driving me crazy because everytime I try to open a file through the menu (apple-O) it takes forever for the dialog box to come up. It took me a long time to isolate the problem but it appears that having my idisk always on the desktop with automatic or manual syncing is causing the problem. I have the latest update on everything and a very fast ethernet connection at work. I can replicate the problem and get rid of it if I simply turn off my.mac idisk. Anyone have similar problems or know a solution? Thanks.
  2. Nuc macrumors 6502a


    Jan 20, 2003
    Same deal here.

    I have this same problem. When I open or save a file it takes to long for the dialog box to appear. Hope someone knows what the deal is.


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