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Disable Restore Windows

15 May

How to disable the Restore Previous Windows Functions in the MAC OS

  1. Close all Word documents if you can
  2. Click on the Apple symbol and select System Preferences.
  3. Select General in the window that opens.
  4. Ensure that Restore windows when quitting and re-opening apps. Underneath, you will also have an option that allows you to select a number of documents to open. I change this figure to zero. Save the changes.
  5. Now you will need to click on the Apple symbol and System Preferences again. This time, choose Shut down.
  6. Deselect the checkbox beside Reopen windows when logging back in. Complete Shut Down and Restart.
  7. Upon restart,  try launching Word again. This time it should just open up the new document screen.