Microsoft Word 2007 - Remember last folder opened

Hi Everyone - got a question regarding with MS Word 2007

Having a problem with one of my clients - in the past (previous workstation) Inside Word 2007 she was able to open files by pressing Ctrl + o  ... navigate to a folder open the documents .....   sometime later ... ctrl + o again to open another document in the same folder and etc etc... when she close MS word.... (end of the day) come back ... the next day  launch ms word - Ctrl + o it would be in the same place where she left off ...

with her new workstation - it does that for ~max 5 minutes... it going back to the last folder - but after 5 minutes when she does the ctrl + o it brings her back to the default 'my document' and she will have to navigate back to the folder where she wants to go ...

when she close the ms word -  ctrl + o again - it goes back to 'my document'  

not sure if there is a registry - or a setting that needs to be changed ... unfortunately the old workstation - has been formatted and MIA now

Thank you Everyone for your time in reading this question

Thank you once again  
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  1. Click the Microsoft Office ButtonButton image, and then click Word Options.
   2. Click Save.
   3. Under Save documents, next to the Default file location box, click Browse.
   4. Browse to the new default working folder, and then click OK.


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Well, Though it is not 'remembering' last opened folder, still you able to choose any place as your working folder. I didn't find any registry value or a sound solution for remember the last worked folder.

But still you can simply select last used word documents from recent documents or select any document by Ctrl + o > my recent documents.

I'll post here if i found a better solution....
rowebizAuthor Commented:
thank you Sir :)
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