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Old 07-22-2007, 07:08 AM   #1
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For the past few months I have noticed that Word is taking longer to start and open documents. I have looked for fixes on the internet but to date have come up blank. Can anyone suggest how to diagnose and resolve the issue?
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What version of Office is it?

What secruity programs do you have installed? (I ask because alot of virus scanners scan a word document before opening.)
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