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OFF2000: Screen Response Is Slow When You Type Network Drive Letters and File Names in Save As Dialog Box in Word
Article ID: 319470 - View products that this article applies to.
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When you try to save a document by using the Save As dialog box in Microsoft Word 2000, the network drive letters and other characters that you type in the File name box appear very slowly.
This behavior occurs if the AutoComplete feature in Microsoft Internet Explorer is turned on. This feature tries to match the characters in the File name box with the entries in the Recent folder that is used by Office. This process may cause the slow response.
To resolve this behavior, delete the contents of the User Name\ApplicationData\Microsoft\Office\Recent folder. To do this, follow these steps.
NOTE: Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
To work around this behavior, turn off the AutoComplete feature in Internet Explorer.
NOTE: This option may not be available in all versions of Internet Explorer.
To turn off the AutoComplete feature, follow these steps: