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Why does Office 2000 always run new profile setup?

I installed Office 2000 on my Windows 2000/XP workstations from a drive located on my Win2000 server. I have no problem on most of the computers, but on some of them, each time I run one of the Office products, it goes through the setup process for a new profile every time. Usually, once you set it up for a user, you don't have to set it up again on that machine. Can you help me figure out what's going on here?

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Office is designed to configure itself for each user that runs it. This is just part of its normal behavior -- it sees a different local user each time it's run, and configures itself appropriately for that local machine's users.

This was first published in July 2003

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