normal template in Word 2003 is dotm



I uninstalled trial version of 2007 MS Office and reinstalled 2003 MS office
but now my template is normal.dotm. I am unable to modify this
template; how do I get the template back for 2003 Word?



Graham Mayor

Word 2003 cannot use normal.dotm, so start by renaming that to

If you are lucky you will still have your old file in the folder
%APPDATA%\Document Building Blocks\ and renamed (see which you can then
copy back to the user templates folder and rename back to

If this file is not present Word 2003 will create a new default version.

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