Resetting WordPerfect Office X6 / X7 to its Factory Default Settings in Windows 8 / 8.1

1. Press the Windows Key and the letter "R" on your keyboard simultaneously.

2. In the run prompt type: regedit

3. Press Enter and the Registry Editor will open.

Note: It is important to remember that whenever a change to the registry is made, it is necessary to make a backup copy of the Windows registry. For information on how to do this, please click the following link:

4. Click on the arrow to next to HKEY_CURRENT_USER folder to expand the list



5. Click on the arrow next to the Software folder

6. Find the Corel folder, right-click on it and select Rename



7. Rename the folder to CorelOld

8. Close the registry editor


To Reset WordPerfect configuration files

1. On your keyboard, press the Windows Key + letter "R" together

2. In the run prompt, type %appdata%. This will open the "AppData" folder

3. Within the Application Data folder, right-click the Corel folder then select Rename

4. Name the folder CorelOld

5. Close all files and folders on your screen

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