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Resetting MS Office XP Autocorrect List with ZENworks

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By Chris Gotstein

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Posted: 2 Apr 2002
 

Current Version: ZENworks for Desktops 3.2

Students were adding words to the autocorrect as you type feature in MS Word XP. So when the next student sat down and typed "the", a different, vulgar word would replace it. To solve this problem I used ZENworks to delete the config file everytime a student logged on. The file that needs to be deleted is located in the c:\windows\application data\microsoft\office\ on Windows 9x and is called mso1033.acl. If you delete the file, Word will recreate it with the default settings. I setup ZfD to force run an app that will delete this file. Now when students try to change words, the file is reset every time another logs in.

If you have any questions you may contact Chris at gotstecm@foxbay.k12.wi.us

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