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In Microsoft Office for Mac programs, documents may open or close slowly. Or, you may experience overall performance degradation with the programs. The programs may run slowly. For example, this issue may occur with Microsoft Office Word for Mac.
This issue may occur when you have the Adobe Acrobat PDFMaker add-ins as startup items in the startup folders of the Office for Mac programs. The PDFMaker add-ins may cause the symptoms that are described in the "Symptoms" section.
If you have Adobe Acrobat versions 6.0, 6.0.1, or 6.0.2, update Acrobat to Adobe Acrobat 6.0.3 to resolve this issue. For more information about how to install the Adobe Acrobat 6.0.3a Professional and Standard update, visit the following Adobe Web page:
To work around this issue, you must remove all PDFMaker startup items from the startup folders of the Office programs. To do this, follow these steps:
Additionally, there are other issues that may cause Office documents to open slowly. For additional information about how to troubleshoot documents that open slowly, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/892959/ )How to troubleshoot Office for Mac documents that open more slowly than expected