[PS] Set Print Layout or Web Layout to default in Word 2016

Registry value:


PreferredView (0) = Print Layout

PreferredView (1) = Web Layout


Creating a scheduled task that sets Web Layout or Print Layout at login:

1. Create PS file with the following content, and save it somewhere

 New-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Word\Options" -Name "PreferredView" -PropertyType DWORD -Value "0" -Force 

2. Create a task schedule that runs this Powershell-script att login.

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