Word and Exel filestaking ages to open

All of a sudden, Word and Excel files are taking ages to open. I have not installed any new software or made any changes to the system. Version is Office XP.

System is AMD XP2600+ with 1024MB of RAM and OS is Windows XP with SP1. There is no hard drive activity whilst the files are loading, just a very long wait.

Any suggestions as to what may be causing this problem, which I have not encountered before.

  Lozzy 20:53 08 Jan 04

Carry out a search and Delete the file Normal.dot

Now open Word or excel and hey presto all cured back to lightening speed..

  VoG II 20:58 08 Jan 04

Got Norton? click here

Thanks for replies.

VoG, I do have NAV 2003 and somehowe I had a feeling that the problem was associated with this becaause all was fine until the last live update session.

Will try the suggested solution from the like you provided.

Tried suggestion from the above thread and all OK now.

Many thanks VoG.

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