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MS Word Configuration Process at every launch

Posted on 2011-02-28
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On a Windows 7 computer with Office 2010, every time the user starts MS Word I get a window that says "Configuration Process" and then it take about a minute before it finishes loading Word.  A repair did not work nor did uninstall/reinstall.
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) earned 2000 total points
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Hello,

in Windows XP you can manually set this registry key:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Word\Options /v NoReReg /t REG_DWORD /d 1

The easiest way to do that is to run this command in the Start > Run box

reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Word\Options /v NoReReg /t REG_DWORD /d 1

I'm not sure where it is in Windows 7, but is possibly similar.

cheers, teylyn
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Yep, the Microsoft site lists the same registry path for Windows 7.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822005

cheers, teylyn
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by:Steven S
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Thanks!!!
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