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Saved document now default new document

by 100david / July 21, 2007 6:39 AM PDT

I am using office 2000 professional and Windows 2000. A Word document that was saved has become the default document every time a new Word document is started. I have tried to delete the saved document, rename it and save it blank but without success so far--the previously saved document keeps on appearing. Does anyone have a possible solution? thanks.

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Re: saved document now default new document.
by Kees Bakker / July 21, 2007 6:47 AM PDT

That means that it somehow (only you know how!) ended up as the default template

The only thing you have to do is find it (using My Computer or Windows Explore); in Windows XP it's C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates\, but it might be in another folder in Windows 2000. When you've found it, delete the file. Word will make a new empty one.


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But first,
by El Alquimista / July 22, 2007 8:31 AM PDT

you may want to be sure that the copy of the document somehow saved as is not your only latest copy. If it is, you should first save it as a .doc file, then proceed as Kees said.


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