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

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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