Restoring normal.dot in Microsoft Office

Sometimes in Microsoft Word or Outlook the default template file normal.dot can become corrupt.

To restore it do the following:

1. Close all office applications including Word and Outlook.

2. Download normal.dot from here.

3. Save it to your desktop and rename it from normal.doc to normal.dot.

4. Copy it to

C:\Documents and Settings\<youraccount>\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates

5. Replace the file that is already in that folder.

When you then open Word or go to create a new message in Outlook 2003 the problem should be fixed.

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