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Return office 2010 to first run, out of box state.

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How do you reset office 2010 to firstrun state. I would like to have all default settings and taps as they were after instillation and not lose the user's profile.
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jerseysam earned 525 total points
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Open regedit.

Export firts.

go to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\

remove the keys for each product (word, excel etc)

launch each application after to check
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by:Lynchoi-Lai
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So naturally, if I only want to refresh Outlook. I only remove the key for Outlook?
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Indeed
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by:Lynchoi-Lai
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removing the profile only renews the drive as after creating the profile. every setting returns when you re create the profile.
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