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Remove hidden data from Word 2000 documents

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Using Office 2000 with Windows 98SE.  Are there any utilities available to remove hidden data from these document.s before e-mailing them?  For example, in Word 2002, one can print a document which reveals all changes made to it.

Your help is greatly appreciated.
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Try a google search on "Word remove hidden data".

(I could post a list here but you might prefer to look through the options yourself.)

Alternatively if you are keen to hide the data and don't mind some re-formatting work, you can copy and paste into notepad, then copy and paste the plain text back to Word and reformat.
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I already did a seach and found information for the newer versions of Word.  Some documents are huge and the copy and paste is not a solution I can use.
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Try saving the document as rtf (this should keep most formattings, but kill other stuff), reload and save as doc again.
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So you found a better answer then? Please let us know about it.
(Or why else Grade C?)
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Metadata Assistant by Payne Consulting Group appears to be the only utility ($) I could find to get rid of medata from Office 2000 documents.    For more information: http://www.payneconsulting.com/default.asp

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