Microsoft KB Archive/170264
Article ID: 170264
Article Last Modified on 2/20/2007
- Microsoft Zero Administration Kit for Windows NT Workstation 4.0
This article was previously published under Q170264
The paths used in Microsoft Office 97 policy templates (except the Personal folder) do not accept environment variables. For example, setting the user template folder in Policy Editor to the following path
generates the following error message when you start an Office 97 program:
When they read paths from the registry, Office 97 programs do not expand environment variables (such as %USERPROFILE% or %USERNAME%).
Use fully qualified path names similar to one of the following:
- C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Templates
Microsoft is researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.
Additional query words: 1.00 %userprofile% %username% variable
Keywords: kbprogramming KB170264