why are the applications in Office 2008 so slow to open

Version: 2008
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Processor: Power PC

Word, Excel, Power Point all take about three  minutes to open a document, etc the first time for the day. Why is this and is there something I can do about it? <br><br>Thanks
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JanetHudgins
2/27/2010 7:59:51 PM
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On 2/27/10 11:59 AM, JanetHudgins@officeformac.com wrote:
> Excel, Power Point all take about three minutes to open a document, etc
> the first time for the day. Why is this and is there something I can do
> about it?

See this link for options: http://bit.ly/dBPSB5

I see you are on a PowerPC. Since Office 2008 will be running on 
Rosetta, you should expect it to be a bit slower. BTW, how much RAM do 
you have installed and how much free space?

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Diane
2/27/2010 10:34:21 PM
This does not apply to this situation. Office 2008 is a Universal 
Binary; it runs natively on PowerPC and Intel Macs. Rosetta is only used 
if Office 2004 (or Office v.X) is used on an Intel Mac.

I believe there have been test reports indicating that Office 2008 is 
generally slower on PowerPC Macs than it is on Intel Macs. There is not 
really much that can be done about this. Even on Intel Macs, the speed 
of Office 2008 does not really blow you away...

On 27/02/10 23:34, Diane Ross wrote:
> I see you are on a PowerPC. Since Office 2008 will be running on
> Rosetta, you should expect it to be a bit slower.

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Michel Bintener
Microsoft MVP (Macintosh)

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2/28/2010 7:57:10 AM
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