How to Backup and Restore Microsoft Office 2010/2013 Custom Dictionary


You need to run a recovery or reinstall Microsoft Windows but don’t want to lose your Microsoft Office custom dictionary.


You can backup the custom dictionary very easily by following these steps:

  1. Copy this address to your clipboard(highlight and Ctrl+C). C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\UProof
  2. Hold the Windows key and press the letter “R”.
  3. Paste(Ctrl+V) the address into the “Run” window and press enter.
  4. The “UProof” window will now open.Word custom dic
  5. Copy the “CUSTOM.DIC” file and paste this to another drive/memory stick.

After you have finished the recovery/reinstall you can use the same address to restore the “CUSTOM.DIC” file back into Office.

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