Spinning Beach Ball during Save As in Word



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Spinning Beach Ball during Save As in Word

Postby DougalKessler » Thu, 26 Jan 2006 19:34:04 GMT

'Save As' in Word used to be instant.  Now I get 30 seconds of spinning
beach ball.

I've tried a lot of things, including:

-- disk repair
-- permissions repair
-- zapping PRAM
-- anti-virus scan
-- uninstalling Quicksilver
-- putting iDisk Sync to Manual
-- adding 512Gb RAM (now 1Gb)
-- running MacJanitor
-- running Tiger Cache Cleaner

I'm getting desperate. No clue what to do next. Any suggestions
gratefully received. Thanks.

I'm running Word 2004 for Mac (v.11.2) on a G5 dual 1.8 Ghz, 1Gb RAM.
Tiger 10.4.4

Re: Spinning Beach Ball during Save As in Word

Postby Daiya Mitchell » Fri, 27 Jan 2006 02:37:21 GMT

You've tried the standard OS fixes--try the standard Word fixes now, listed

(hit refresh a few times in Safari, or use a different browser)

Work through them one by one until something helps.  If nothing does, post
back. The most common culprit is a corrupted Normal template or damaged
Preferences file.

Daiya Mitchell, MVP Mac/Word
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MacWord Tips: < http://www.**--****.com/ ;
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