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Windows 7: Office Word 2007 - Busy?

25 Aug 2010   #1
WitchKing9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Office Word 2007 - Busy?

Hi everyone,

Whenever I open a Word document (blank or otherwise), then switch to another program, and then go back to Word there is a 6-7second delay before I can do anything to the page. During this wait, the Windows "Busy" icon appears.

This problem started last week, and it is really annoying.


No programs were removed/installed in the past three weeks.
I have tried removing and re-installing, but to no avail.
I have added the location to my anti-virus' exclusion list, again no effect.

This is the only program that has this problem. I have OneNote, Powerpoint and Excel have no delay. I also have some Office 2003 programs installed (Access, Outlook, Publisher) but as I have said this problem began happening last week for no apparent reason.

Any help/suggestions would be great!
Thanks in advance!


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26 Aug 2010   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

WitchKing9,
This annoyance may be caused by the add-ins.
You may like to try this to see if it improves the situation.
You must be logged on as Administrator.

Word 2007

  • Click on the Logo button (upper left corner).
  • Click on the Word Options in the bottom right.
  • Select Add-ins in the left panel.
  • At the bottom of the window click on the GO button (Manage: COM Add-ins).
  • Un check any add-ins you don't need or think may be causing the lag.
  • Click on ok
  • Exit, then restart Word.
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26 Aug 2010   #3
WitchKing9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
SOLVED: Office Word 2007 - Busy?

@JMH

Thanks! That did the trick! The add-in that was causing the problem was an eXpertPDF add-in. Strange, though. eXpertPDF was installed 3 weeks ago, yet no problem occurred until last week.

Anyway, problem solved.

Thanks again for your help!
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26 Aug 2010   #4
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WitchKing9 View Post
@JMH

Thanks! That did the trick! The add-in that was causing the problem was an eXpertPDF add-in. Strange, though. eXpertPDF was installed 3 weeks ago, yet no problem occurred until last week.

Anyway, problem solved.

Thanks again for your help!
Good to hear.

Thanks for letting us know.


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