Disable Proofing Tools in Office 2010

The executable ToggleProof1.exe can be used to edit user profiles to disable proofing in Office 2010.

Open command prompt as Administrator before navigating to the folder containing the ToggleProof1.exe executable. See usage and the example below for the correct command line argument.

Usage: ToggleProof.exe “path\to\ntuser.dat\file”

Example: ToggleProof1.exe F:\Users\Students\Profiles\Student001.V2\NTUSER.DAT

After running a successfully command line argument a confirmation will be displayed.

Rename the user DAT extension to the MAN extension after disabling proofing.

ToggleProof1 download

User Notice Using VB Script – Acrobat Reader Output

Option Explicit
DIM fso
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

If (fso.FileExists("\\FILE_SERVER\NOTICE$\live.pdf")) Then

dim wShell:Set wShell=CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
dim i
i=wShell.Run("AcroRd32.exe \\FILE_SERVER\NOTICE$\live.pdf",1,False)
Set wShell=Nothing

Else
 WScript.Quit()
End if
 WScript.Quit()

Single Run User Notice Using VB Script – Internet Explorer Output

Option Explicit

'Delivery - run only if text file is not present

DIM fso
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
If (fso.FileExists("N:\RedirectedProfileFolders\surveymonkey.txt")) Then

 WScript.Quit()

Else

'Payload - open url and create blank text file used by delivery section of script

dim wShell:Set wShell=CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
dim i
i=wShell.Run("iexplore.exe O:\Students\surveys\surveymonkey_students.url",1,False)
Set wShell=Nothing

Dim successful_run
Set successful_run = fso.CreateTextFile("N:\RedirectedProfileFolders\surveymonkey.txt",True)

End if
 WScript.Quit()

User Notice Using VB Script – Internet Explorer Output

Option Explicit
DIM fso
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

If (fso.FileExists("\\FILE_SERVER\NOTICE$\live.url")) Then

dim wShell:Set wShell=CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
dim i
i=wShell.Run("iexplore.exe \\FILE_SERVER\NOTICE$\live.url",1,False)
Set wShell=Nothing

Else
 WScript.Quit()
End if
 WScript.Quit()