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I would like to find the location of MS Word template normal.dot universally on all Windows OS. Where is its path stored?
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Question by:shibai
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by:mxjijo
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Use filemon.exe (Sysyinternals.com) to locate the file
I found the file is under

C:\Documents and Settings\<my user>\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates

folder(Win2k pro) . I don't know if its truw for all other playforms.

Also take a look at
http://www.attention-to-details.com/newslog/38o-ms-word-location-of-normal-dot-template.asp
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by:shibai
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I want a universal way to find it on all windows os. It's not stored at the same location on different os.
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You can use some MSOffice developping http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/off2000/html/woobjTemplates.asp
Call the DefaultFilePath property with the wdUserTemplatePath parameter.
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