Registry Hack: Add Word/Excel 97-2003 documents back to the "New" context menu

If you are using Office 2007 in an environment where everybody else is using Office 2003, you might have already set Excel or Word to always save to 2003 format, but what about when you create new documents using the New menu? The only choices are now to create files in 2007 format, but we […]

If you are using Office 2007 in an environment where everybody else is using Office 2003, you might have already set Excel or Word to always save to 2003 format, but what about when you create new documents using the New menu? The only choices are now to create files in 2007 format, but we can add the old ones back.

In case you aren't sure what I mean, just right-click on the desktop and choose New from the context menu, and you'll see Microsoft Office Word Document in the list, which creates a blank .docx file.

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