How to permanently disable 'Getting Started' 'Task Pane' from Windows 2003 opening screen

Microsoft Word 2003.
When I open this program I get a page on which to write. However there is an annoying Window on the right-hand side of the page, entitled 'Getting Started'. I go to 'View', 'Toolbars' and uncheck the offending  'Task Pane'. It disappears. However when I close and restart the program it re-appears. How can I eliminate it from the starting screen when I open Word 2003?
Michael MurphyAsked:
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Steven HarrisConnect With a Mentor PresidentCommented:
There is a Microsoft KB Article on this.   Have you tried all of the steps mentioned there yet?
BillBondoConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Do you mean Tools, Options uncheck start up task pane?
Michael MurphyAuthor Commented:
Solved problem easily. Thanks
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