How to start Groove without opening the Groove Launchbar

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes how to start Groove without opening the Groove Launchbar.

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When you troubleshoot Groove errors that occur during startup, you may want to start Groove in the notification area only. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Open a Command Prompt window.
  2. Locate the Groove program folder. Typically, the Groove program folder is at one of the following locations:
    • In Microsoft Office Groove 2007:
      C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE12
    • In earlier versions of Groove:
      C:\Program Files\Groove Networks\Groove\Bin
  3. To move to this folder, use one of the following methods as appropriate:
    • If you are using Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
      cd C:\program files\groove networks\groove\bin
    • If you are using an earlier version of Windows, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
      cd C:\progra~1\groove~1\groove\bin
    NoteIf the Groove program folder is not in a standard location, substitute the correct folder path in the command.
  4. Type groove /trayonly, and then press ENTER.

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Article ID: 915634 - Last Review: January 23, 2007 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Groove Virtual Office 3.0 File Sharing Edition
  • Groove Virtual Office 3.0 Professional Edition
  • Groove Virtual Office 3.0 Project Edition
  • Groove Virtual Office 3.0 Trial Edition
  • Groove Virtual Office 3.1 File Sharing Edition
  • Groove Virtual Office 3.1 Professional Edition
  • Groove Virtual Office 3.1 Project Edition
  • Groove Virtual Office 3.1 Trial Edition
  • Microsoft Office Groove 2007
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