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Can't delete some Word 2003 Add-ins

I am using Word 2003 on Windows XP Home SP2. Does anyone know why can't I delete some add-ins from Word 2003? Examples: APCOMPOSERInit.dot; Quotations.dot; JawsPDFCreatorInit.dot? I can uncheck these under "Templates and Add-ins" but I cannot remove. Later, they become checked again without help.

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Can't delete APCOMPOSERInit.dot from MS Word 2007 Add-ins

In reply to: Can't delete some Word 2003 Add-ins

Everytime I open MS Word, I get an error message that APCOMPOSERInit.dot cannot be found (there is no such file in the templates folder) and I can't open any word file until closing out these messages. It is very annoying and short of uninstalling and reinstalling word, there must be a way to remove the reference to this template. Any tips would be appreciated.

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Try Using The Old MS Work Fix..

In reply to: Can't delete APCOMPOSERInit.dot from MS Word 2007 Add-ins

Do a search on the computer for files named: normal.dot and normal.dotm which is the main Word template....Yes, that's "normal dot dot" and "normal dot dot m".. When the files come up in the Search window (normal.dot may not be on a Word 2007 machine), delete all found.. Now restart the computer and open Word again.. A new, clean "normal.dot/normal.dotm" file will be created, hopefully without the specialized option to ask for "APCOMPOSERInit.dot".

By the way, that particular add-in hasn't been supported since 2005 so I'm not sure how it might be asking for such.. Unless the computer is an old one and you upgraded from a previous version of MS Office.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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