Word 2007: Start Word 2007 Without the Splash Screen

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Does the Word 2007 Splash Screen distract you too much when you are waiting for Word to load?  There is a solution.

  1. Create a shortcut on your desktop (right click on the desktop, go to new, and select shortcut).
  2. Type the full path of Word 2007 on your computer (the default is probably “c:\program files\microsoft office\office 12\winword.exe”
  3. After the full path, add a space, and then /q (so it looks like “c:\program files\microsoft office\office 12\winword.exe /q”
  4. Click finish.

Now, double click on the shortcut to load Word 2007, minus the splash screen

’till next time


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