Re: Word retardation! Help!

Subject: Re: Word retardation! Help!
From: Scott Turner <quills -at- airmail -dot- net>
To: "salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:57:30 -0500

I'm biased, but it souls a likely Word is working as designed. 85 pages should not overburden they system, however, complex formatting can contribute to slowdowns. I anticipate that you have saved the document. Ensure you have exited all other programs and any that might be accessing the server.

> On Apr 10, 2014, at 10:40, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> I have an 85pp DOCX file in a 32-bit version of Word 2013 running on a Win7
> Enterprise box. I have 3GB RAM, it's an Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 -at- 2 -dot- 40 GHz,
> and there is 247GB freespace on C:.
>
> There are not a bunch of graphics in the file and I'm editing it on my
> local drive (not across the network). There are not a bunch of orphaned
> temporary files in the working folder, nor anywhere else on the local drive.
>
> The current problem is that Word has become v....e.....r.....y
> u....n.....r.....e....s.....p.....o....n.....s.....i....v.....e. As I'm
> attempted to paste in copied bits from Publisher 2013, Word is frequently
> showing a [Not Responding] message in its title and saving a recovery file
> prior to deciding, "Hey, it's OK" and letting me continue.
>
> This is really holding up my progress and my supervisor is starting to
> wonder what's wrong with me. The IT guy is of little help.
>
> What to do?
>
> Chris
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