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    Finding a reg setting?

    I have an issue where when in Word you select, file, open, the fike filter is set to *.dotx and not *.docx therefore at first glance it looks as if you have no files. This must have somehow got set as a default on the master image all our PC's were done imaged with as its there when you log on as a brand new user! It must be set as a reg setting as I can reset it to docx, exit Word, start Word and its Ok, but log off, profile deleted and we are back at square one! So back to original question, how do I find out the reg setting? Is there something that can take a snapshot of registry, change setting then run again, compare reg and tell me the difference?

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    Can this not be done through ADM/ADMX for Office?

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    tried deleting normal.dot?

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    Administrative Templates Microsoft Word 2013 Word Options Save Default File Format.


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    Worst cas ctrl and f in regedit search for *.dotx . Gpo is better.

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    Yes I know you can set the default save format but its not that, itx the default 'open' format we need to change. As for deleteing the normal.dot, would have to do that on all pc's. Would tbink better to do a reg setting via gpo. Dont think the setting for open is in the gpo adm template?

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    You might find the setting is in the "C:\users\default" folder somewhere seeing as it reverts back after profile deletion. If you have an older image, you can try copying the default folder over the top of this one (or rename it first). May not be easy though it you have loads to PC's to cover.

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    Thanks will have a look at that.

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