office message first thing first

Office first run message First things first

If you have standalone machines with users who have no administrator rights.
When the user clicks to first run on a Office application, they get the message “First things first”.
With the following options:
– Use recommended settings
– Install updates only
– Ask me later

If the user select some one and after “Accept” there will prompt a UAC message. So an administrator needed to set the settings.

But after a Task sequence, you will not get a message for users.

And you want to use HKLM registry keys and not HKCU keys.

So you can add the following regkeys:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\MyCustomUserSettings]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\MyCustomUserSettings\Create]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\MyCustomUserSettings\Create\Software]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\MyCustomUserSettings\Create\Software\Microsoft]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\MyCustomUserSettings\Create\Software\Microsoft\Office]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\MyCustomUserSettings\Create\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\MyCustomUserSettings\Create\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\MyCustomUserSettings\Create\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\General]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\User Settings\MyCustomUserSettings\Create\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\FirstRun]


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