Microsoft Office Opening Slowly?

If you are using Microsoft Office and you notice that often large PowerPoint presentations open slow, Word opens slow or Outlook hesitates, try disabling Hardware Graphics Acceleration.

  1. Start PowerPoint or Word.
  2. Click file and select Options.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. Select the Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box. …
  5. Click OK.
  6. Exit MS Office and open the document again.


You can also try to compress each picture to reduce the file size.

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