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We have a lab with many different users. Word 2010 defaults to Calibri. They want all users to have a default of Times New Roman. Is this possible?

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You should see this this walkthrough for instructions. –  Herman Torjussen Jan 13 '12 at 21:57
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There's a difference between a default and an enforced value. Which do you want? Do you want users to be able to select a different font, or not? –  Daniel Beck Jan 13 '12 at 21:58
    
@hesse. Your linked page immediately changed to some 'warning, your machine is infected... scan now?' page. –  WinOutreach4 Jan 13 '12 at 22:08
    
@WinOutreach4 Oh, really? Sorry about that - I have Ad-block plus so I don't get those. –  Herman Torjussen Jan 13 '12 at 22:13
    
@hesse no problem... I'm quick with the old alt-F4, and malwarebytes says that I'm clean. Phew!!! –  WinOutreach4 Jan 13 '12 at 22:18

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Yes, it's possible and fairly easy.

Find and open the normal.dotm template (users\username\appdata\roaming\microsoft\templates), change the font to your desired font and size and save it.

Distribute it to the user machines.

Every new document will open with this template and the font will default to what you set it as.

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After modify the file normal.dot to use your desired font, you can also create a Windows Script to copy this file to the users folder, so you won´t need to copy manually this file.

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