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Minimize File Sizes

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Trying to keep your hard drive with as much free space as possible? One way to do this is to minimize the size of Microsoft Word documents. This can easily be done by disabling Fast Saves.

Fast Saves are done by Word to make saving documents faster. The only problem with this is that it leads to large files sizes as the documents are edited.

This How-To Article shows you how to disable Fast Saves, therefore making Word document sizes smaller.

Minimize File Sizes

1. Click the Tools menu and select "Options..." from the menu that appears.

2. Click the Save tab.

3. Uncheck the "Allow fast saves" check box.

4. Click OK.

Tip: Fast Saves are a great way of minimizing save times, but can increase the file size. If you want faster saves and you don't need to worry about the file size, then you may want to use Fast Saves.

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