Are your users required to use a certain template for all
their company documents? If so, rather than having them go through the process of
opening Word and then opening a blank document based on the template, you can
create a desktop shortcut that will let them open a new document based on the
appropriate template with a few clicks of the mouse.

Follow these steps:

  1. Right-click
    the desktop.
  2. Click
    New | Shortcut.
  3. Enter
    the filename for the template, or click the Browse button and navigate to
    the template file and select it. Click OK.
  4. Click Next, enter a name for your shortcut, then click

When users use the desktop shortcut, they will have a blank
Word document based on the company template open in the Word window.

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