After you have Office set up the way you want it, it is a good idea to store the settings so you can easily restore them later after a reload or to a new computer. To do this:
1. Click your Start button then All Programs. Select Microsoft Office – Microsoft Office Tools – Microsoft Office 2003 Save My Settings Wizard. When the wizard appears, click Next.
2. Check the box next to Save the Settings From This Machine and click Next.
3. Choose the location (either your Desktop or My Documents folder) and name the .OPS file something that will tell you what it is (for example MyOfficeSettings.ops) and click Finish. Put this file somewhere safe, either another hard drive or your USB flash drive.
To restore the settings, go back to the wizard and check the box next to Restore Previously Saved Settings to This Machine. Select the OPS file that you created and click Finish.