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Windows 7: Long Gone employer Shows as author for word documents on new install

16 Jan 2017   #1
DonMurray

 
Long Gone employer Shows as author for word documents on new install

This Computer guy used to work for our company years back. He has not been here since we had office 2007. Even after a total clean install of office and win 7 I still see he is authoring all of my work documents. I change them and then it gets changed back to him. I am wondering if he may have written a VBA script that is somehow lingering around and taking authorship of documents. .. ? I wish I could remove his name from all of the documents I have created.
I spent a great deal of time creating all these Purchase and Work orders that appear to be Authored by him.

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16 Jan 2017   #2
samuria

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It can be stored in registry, normal.dot template you could do a reg search for his name, remove all normal.dot they will be recreated or try inspecting Inspect documents for hidden data and personal information - Office Support
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