Reset Microsoft Word

I recently had problems with Word style getting messed up, so I figured I’d just zap the file and everything would be OK. It wasn’t, so I took more drastic measures.
It turns out you can use the registry editor to blow away Word’s settings, and Word will restore the defaults when you start it next. The key that holds the settings varies according to the version of Word that you’re running.
Warning: If you think this is a safe thing to do, don’t do it.

Word 97 HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/8.0/Word
Word 2000 HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/9.0/Word
Word 2002 HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/10.0/Word
Word 2003 HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/11.0/Word
Word 2007 HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/12.0/Word

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