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Assume that you have a Normal.dotm template file that contains a macro on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows 7. When you start Microsoft Office Word 2007, you receive the following warning message:
This issue occurs because the default template path for the Normal.dotm file is changed to C:\Users\<User Name>\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates in Windows Vista and Windows 7.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 2496875 - Last Review: March 15, 2011 - Revision: 2.0