Backing up Microsoft Office Short-cut Bar

  xania 12:23 10 Jun 07

Running XP Pro SP2 & MS Office 2000. OS is running on my C:\ drive and MS Office on my Programs F:\ drive.

How can I back up my Office Short-cut bar. I used to be able to find all the items in:

F:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\Shortcut Bar

but this now holds a very old version and I want to be able to restore the current version when I reinstall Windows.

  VoG II 12:55 10 Jun 07

Is there a shortcut to it in Start > All Programs > Startup? If so right click > Properties, 'Target' should point to where it is.

  I am Spartacus 12:56 10 Jun 07

It's in Documents and Settings.

  xania 20:28 10 Jun 07

Hi VOG. No, thought of that - it points to the program F:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE. But where does the program store the data?

Hi, I am Spartacus, that's where I expected it to be and 2 of them are indeed there - but I have 8 pages of shortcuts, so where are the rest of them?

  xania 14:57 11 Jun 07


  brundle 15:19 11 Jun 07

C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Microsoft\Office\Shortcut Bar ?

  xania 20:39 13 Jun 07

Sorry, Brundle, I think you mean the one in Documents & Settings, but no - see earlier reply.

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