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XL2000: Workbooks with Multiple ActiveX Controls May Open Slowly
Article ID: 292298 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q292298
WARNING:This information is preliminary and has not been confirmed or tested by Microsoft. Use only with discretion.
When you try to open a workbook that contains multiple ActiveX controls, you wait for an unusually long time before the file opens.
The Temp folder may have too many files in it. When you save a workbook with attached ActiveX Controls, Excel tries to save an .exd file and a .twd file to the Temp folder. Excel has to search through your Temp folder to see whether these files are there. If the Temp folder contains many files, the time it takes to save these two files increases.
Back up and delete all the files in the Temp folder. To empty the Temp folder, follow these steps:
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/199830/EN-US/ )OFF2000: EXD Files Are Created When You Insert Controls
For additional information about how to troubleshoot slow performance when you open Excel workbooks, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299372/EN-US/ )XL2000: File Opens Very Slowly