How to Disable Error Reporting in Microsoft Office

Error reporting in Microsoft Office will come into play when the Office faces any problems in its execution. You can turn off the error reporting feature in Office, which sends debug information to MS if and when a program crashes. The registry hack is as follows..

Navigate to:

Here, the “11.0” is for Office 2003; for Office XP and Office 2000, it’s 10.0 and 9.0 respectively. However, the key doesn’t exist on some Office 2003 installations, in which case you’re better off not trying this hack.

Create four DWORD Values as below, and set them all to 1:


Also navigate to:

and do the same thing as above to make this registry hack work. You just need to restart your Office program for the change to take effect.

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January 11, 2009 by: Prasanth Chandra

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