On Fri, 22 Feb 2002 17:06:27 -0800, Dennis Saputelli wrote:

>sorry to go way OT but ...
>when using any generic windows apps notably word and excel
>is there any way to get windows to stop going to My Documents by
>default?
>some registry hack to get rid of My Documents as the default dumping
>ground for most anything?

Complete pain in the butt isn't it with some applications isn't it.  Try

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Documents]
"DisableStartInMyDocs"=dword:00000001

Works in Win98 don't know about others.

Cheers, Terry.

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