Word 2011 slow after upgrading to Lion

Some users are reporting Office for Mac Word 2011 is slow to open after upgrading to Lion. The following tips have help users.

Delete duplicate fonts installed by Office 2011: The following fonts in the Library/Fonts/Microsoft folder are duplicated in Library/Fonts with a newer version of the same font. Remove these fonts in Library/Fonts/Microsoft folder. Font Book isn’t smart, it will delete the duplicate you haven’t been using even if it is an older version)

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Check out the numbers

Macworld posted benchmark results for Office 2008. Be sure to read From the Lab: Measuring Office 2008’s performance Overall Office 2008 scored higher results on an Intel Mac. PowerPC-based machines are in for more of a mixed bag, but Entourage did score higher on the PPC. Machines used: 4-core, 2.5GHz Power Mac G5 and a four-core, 2.66GHz Mac Pro. Both machines ran OS X 10.5.1 and had 2GB of RAM.

Even on my lowly G4 . . .

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