How do I change the default file location for all users in MS Office 2003?

I would like the default save location in Office 2003 (Word, Excel & Powerpoint) to point to the user's home directory on the network which is \\server\share\Users\%username% where %username% is the name of their actual network ID. I know how to do this manually but I am looking for a way to deploy this to all of our users via a registry setting or something. Is this possible?
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Marc_JohnsonAuthor Commented:
Here is the solution that I was able to find that met our needs:

How to change the default file location for Office 2003:

Modify HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Word\Options
DOC-PATH (String) to the location desired.

Modify HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Excel\Options
DefaultPath (String) to the location desired.

Modify HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Powerpoint\RecentFolderList
Default (String) to the location desired.

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