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WD2000: Starting Word with the "/a" Switch Resets Some Word Options
Article ID: 243966 - View products that this article applies to.
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When you use the /a command-line switch to start Word for troubleshooting situations, the following Word options are reset to their default values:
After you restart Microsoft Word normally (without using the /a switch), reset your Word options back to the way you want them.
Change the Toolbars Share One Row Option
Change the Microsoft Office Assistant
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/210565/EN-US/ )WD2000: Word Startup (Command-Line) Switches and Their Purpose