How to migrate Office settings?

  quaffa 10:00 15 Jun 2010


I am about to upgrade from Win XP SP3 to Win 7, which I know will require a clean install, followed by re-installation of all my software.

I have two versions of MS Office active in my present installation, Office XP and Office 2007.*

What I'd like to know is: How can I migrate my Office auto-correct settings, for both versions, over to my Win 7 installation?

I think I know how to transfer over the custom dictionaries for the spell-checkers by copying the .dic files and then pasting them back in the same place; it is just migrating the auto-correct rules that I'm unsure of.

(*I have 2007 as my main Office suite, but I also have Outlook from Office XP because it has an element in it called 'Journal' that I use, and which is not in the 2007 version.)

  T I M B O 10:18 15 Jun 2010

Just thought I would drop this link in before you upgrade to win7

click here

As for the migration, I have never tried.

  Woolwell 10:41 15 Jun 2010

Never done it but this should tell you how to do it for Office 2007 click here

  quaffa 22:27 15 Jun 2010

Thanks Woolwell; exactly what I was looking for!


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