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To enable the hotfix, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options
On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
Type CompDiffSupressPageRefOnlyInHdr, and then press ENTER.
Right-click CompDiffSupressPageRefOnlyInHdr, and then click Modify.
In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
Exit Registry Editor.
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