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  1. #1
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    Aug 2009

    Restore the default setting for Microsoft Office Word


    i have Microsoft Office 2007 but i dont know how i mess up with some settings with it and now not able to work properly so there i need your help to reset Microsoft Office Word back to its default settings .

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2009

    Re: Restore the default setting for Microsoft Office Word

    i have found this to restore the default settings in FrontPage 2003, follow these steps.

    Note These steps will restore the default settings in all Office 2003 programs. Therefore, make sure that you back up your files before you follow these steps.

    1. Start FrontPage 2003.
    2. On Help menu, click Detect and Repair.
    3. Click to select the Discard my customized settings and restore default settings check box, and then click Start.
    4. Quit FrontPage 2003, and then click Ignore.
    5. Click OK when you receive the following message: Reset of setting to default succeed.
    check here

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2007

    Re: Restore the default setting for Microsoft Office Word

    At the Help menu click Detect and Repair.To restore the program shortcuts with Detect and Repairautomatically repair Office programs well while setting restore default settings option, that will set every thing back to the first state

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2008

    Re: Restore the default setting for Microsoft Office Word

    • you can do that from registry editor
    • Go to Start > Run type regedit.
    • Click OK . The Registry Editor appear.
      for Word 97, select the HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/8.0/Word key.
      for Word 2000, select the HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/9.0/Word key.
      for Word 2002, select the HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/10.0/Word key.
      for Word 2003, select the HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/11.0/Word key.
      for Word 2007, select the HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/12.0/Word key.
    • Press the Delete key. you want to delete key.
    • Click on Yes to delete the selected key.
    • Close the Registry Editor
    • Restart Word.

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