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How to find or open Startup folder location in word?

How do we quickly access the Startup folder location in Word? This tutorial will introduce you two methods to find and open the Startup folder location in Word.

Find or open Startup folder location manually

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Method 1:

When we want to open Startup folder location, we may have to know where the Startup folder location is first.

Step 1: open the VBA Editor (Alt-F11) in Word.

Step 2: In the VBA Editor, opening the immediate window (Ctrl-G)

Step 3: Typing in Msgbox Application.StartupPath >> hitting Enter to pop up the dialogue below


Step 4: And then you can go to open the Startup folder location according to its file path.

Method 2 :

Alternatively, you can get the path of Startup folder location and find or open the Startup folder as follows:

Step1: Click File > Options > Advanced (in Word 2010) or Click Office Button > Word Options > Advanced (in Word 2007).


Step 2: Click File Locations to bring up the File Locations dialog. In the File Types list, choose Startup.


Step 3: Click the Modify button (even though you won't be modifying anything.) to displays the Modify Location dialog box. Select and copy the path name for Startup folder in the Look In drop down list at the top of the dialogue


Step 4: Click File > Open, then paste the Startup folder in the address bar at the top of the dialogue and press Enter button to open the Startup location.


Note: In the file type dropdown list, select All Files.

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With the Word Startup Location of Kutool for Word, you can open the Startup location with one click.

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Click Advance > Open Folder > Word Startup Location on the File group, see the screenshot


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