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The Allow fast saves option allows Word 97 to save documents quickly by appending changes to the end of a file on the hard disk instead of rewriting the entire file during a save operation. Since a Background Save option has been added to Word 97, the Allow fast saves option is no longer necessary, because the save operation occurs in the background.
To turn on or off the Allow fast saves option, follow these steps:
For more information about fast saves, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
For more information about fast saves, click the Office Assistant, type "fastsave," click Search, and then click one of the topics.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/111277/EN-US/ )WD: Change in Document File Size Is More or Less Than Expected
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/89247/EN-US/ )WD97: How Word for Windows Uses Temporary Files
NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If Word Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/120802/EN-US/ )Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component
Article ID: 170406 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 1.0