How To Disable The Splash Screen In Microsoft Office

Every time you launch Microsoft office you are greeted with a splash screen which you have to wait till it goes before you can start your work. Sometimes the splash screen takes up valuable time or the splash screen freezes crashing the entire office.

So we have prepared a guide that will allow you to remove the splash screen. For the purpose of this guide we will be using x86 version of the office installed on an x64 edition of windows. If you are using an x64 version of office then the shortcut can be found in the location C:Program FilesMicrosoft OfficeOffice14

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In this guide we will be creating a shortcut that will disable the splash screen when you are creating a new document. But the splash screen will appear when you double click on a document.

How To Remove Splash Screen From Microsoft Word

word shortcut

  1. On your desktop in an empty space right click and select new and then click on shortcut.
  2. In the location box paste the following “C:Program Files (x86)Microsoft OfficeOffice14WINWORD.EXE” /q
  3. Click next and give your shortcut a name and click on finish to create the shortcut. When you open this shortcut the splash screen won’t show up anymore.

 

How To Remove Splash Screen From Microsoft Excel

excel shortcut

  1. On your desktop right click and select new and then click on shortcut
  2. In the location box paste the following “C:Program Files (x86)Microsoft OfficeOffice14EXCEL.EXE” /e
  3. Click next and give your shortcut a name and click on finish to create the shortcut. When you open this shortcut the splash screen won’t show up anymore.

How To Remove Splash Screen From Microsoft Powerpoint

powerpoint shortcut

  1. On your desktop right click and select new and then click on shortcut
  2. In the location box paste the following “C:Program Files (x86)Microsoft OfficeOffice14POWERPNT.EXE” /s
  3. Click next and give your shortcut a name and click on finish to create the shortcut. When you open this shortcut the splash screen won’t show up anymore.

 

There you have an easy guide that will allow you to remove the splash screen from Microsoft word thus speeding up your work.

If you know of any other way with which you can remove the splash screen from Microsoft word then do let us know.

 

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