Posted by: Anonymous
on October 02, 2007 06:43 PM
MS Office loads into memory when you are trying to complete the login to your desktop after a boot. You get penalized every time you bring up your system. It loads to memory which robs performance from the machine even when you are not using it. You can set up Open Office to do the same with quicklauncher feature (if you so desire) and it will appear to be much quicker. Open Office will stay resident in memory as long as you have it configured for. With MS Office you do not get a choice, it is a memory hog as long as it is installed on the system. You should get more aquainted with Open Office, it is far more capable than you give credit for.