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Office 2011: Bypass new installation "Welcome" screens on multiple users

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saleemmartin Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Mar 5, 2011 5:45 AM
Hello.

I've just installed Microsoft Office 2011 on 16 Mac Pros running OS X 10.5 (not server)

Each machine has 10 users.

I would ideally like Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint to load up automatically on a new blank page on each user on each machine WITHOUT having to go through the "welcome screens"...i.e.

NOT:

- The "Enter the following information to personalize your copy...." screen
- The "Keep Office to Mac up to date" screen
- The "What's new in Word:mac" screen
- And the "Word Document Gallery" screen.

Are there some preference files I can copy to each user from the Admin account or something similar? There must be a way so that I don't have to go through registering each user on each computer (i.e. 160 times).

Many thanks in advance for any assistance you can pass on.

Regards

Lawrence
Mac Pro suite, Mac OS X (10.5.8), Office 2011 updated to most recent version

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