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MS Access 2013 append(+ sign) option gives error

I deleted the relationships,saved the database and opened it again after 15 min and this mysterious append option appears and when clicked this error occurs in employee data and payment table ERROR ...
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How to revert to Windows 8.1 single Language from 8.1 Pro?

I have a Lenovo pc with windows 8.1 Single language(EM) version installed. I took it to a shop to install 8.1 pro but the key they used is blocked. How do I revert back to windows 8.1 Single ...
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Microsoft Excel 2003 - Counting values (hours) for each month

I am in need of help to create a spreadsheet combining man hours, from hours spent on each particlur job. I have a seperate coluum for each position at the worksite. I'm trying to total them up ...
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C++ or Java, for jobs like Google/Microsoft and so on [on hold]

I red so many articles about different people opinion, but I still can't get some final answer. If for example I just start learning programming language and I'm looking in future. Or another way, if ...
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Are there any projects aiming to replace “Microsoft Account”? [closed]

The background of the problem is the following: I recently bought a Microsoft Surface and was pleasantly surprised by the smoothness and convenience of the device. I was so glad that I even considered ...
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Configuring VAMT 3.0 for Office 2013 Professional Plus

I am provided Microsoft Office 2013 ProPlus (perpetual version - not O365) through my school (Undergrad STEM student). It was through an OnTheHub/Kivuto Webstore. With it being a VL/Academic software, ...
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Downgrade Windows 8.1 Pro RETAIL (a new box, NOT preinstalled) to Windows 7

If I buy a Windows 8.1 PROFESSIONAL retail box, and NOT a PC with pre installed Windows 8, can I still exercise my downgrade rights to downgrade to Windows 7. ( I have a Windows 7 ISO and I will use ...
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How to disassemble Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic mouse?

It seems that it cluttered with cat's fur. :) I tried it, but I see no screws, not even under stickers in a battery compartment.
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Revoke MS Office 2013 license

A laptop I don't have anymore has a copy of MS Office 2013 Professional installed on it. I don't want the person who now has it to have a free license since I paid for it. Is there a way to revoke ...
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Access Database button is not working properly [closed]

I work with a company that works with several older access databases. The databases work when opening them using Access 2007, but when I try to open them in Access 2010, all of the buttons work in ...
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Can I use Intel SRT on a secondary hard disk drive?

I have 2 Intel's 520 series Solid State Drives with storage capacity of 480GB and 120GB. I also have Western Digital 4TB Hard Disk Drive. I am planning to install Windows 8.1 Pro on the 480GB SSD, ...
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LLMNR AAAA wpad & A wpad Entrys in Wireshark its Normal or an network issue

i have questions to my wireshark result from today. it is normaly windows conduct or is maleware or something else on the machine ? wireshar plain text output: Frame 3: 58 bytes on wire (464 ...
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Ruined Surface Pro's USB port

I bought a second hand Microsoft Surface Pro last saturday, and in only one day I managed to ruin the only USB 3.0 port in the device. I bought a cheap USB 3.0 hub. It didn't work. The HUB had input ...
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Changing Microsoft OneNote 2013 Proofing Language

I have a collection of MS OneNote sections that spell check in English US. All I want to do is change this - globally - to English UK. If I select a section, and check the Proofing Language - it ...
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How to change Microsoft account email in Windows 8.1

I have changed my email and I want to link my Microsoft account to this new email so I can login with this email to Windows 8.1. How can I do this either online or in Windows 8.1?
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How can I recover a Microsoft account which I've forgotten the password of?

I've got a bit of an issue. I can't remember my Microsoft password anymore because I'm horrible with passwords, it won't recognize my phone number if I enter it for a one-time code, and while I can ...
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Microsoft Word file corrupted because I opened it in emacs

So I, being dumb, decided to open my history essay in emacs and tried to edit a word. So I removed a letter from my introduction, and I saved it. The next time I opened the file in word, it said my ...
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Using a 4k monitor with Surface Pro 3 [closed]

I'm ready to upgrade my home computing experience and I wanted to go with a Surface Pro 3 w/ i7 processor and a 4k display. Would this even be possible? Any advise would be appreciated.
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Powershell | DownloadString | External website | Return

I'm a totally powershell newbie, so please be indulgent ;) I'm trying to write a script where a machine check an external website waiting for a the word: "test" to execute a download. The things goes ...
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When to go with Windows volume licensing? [closed]

Currently we buy computers through Dell, each comes with a sticker with a Windows license. We currently have 500+ computers. At what point do you turn to volume licensing? What would be the ...
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How to stop LifeCam HD-5000 from constantly changing focus?

My LifeCam HD-5000 camera is constanly changing focus, while capturing video. Nothing can stop it. Is it possible to disable autofocus feature at all or to make it more tolerant? Proof: ...
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MS Excel | how-to SUM combination of array/absolutevalue

When using Microsoft Excel you can use the SUM function to add multiple cells, like so: =SUM(A1:B7) Let's say Row-A is an array set of numbers per cell (numbers totalled by formula) and Row-B is ...
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Is there a website which explains the recent Windows updates?

When windows informs me that there are new updates, I open the Windows Update dialog box. The new updates are listed as code names like KBxxxxxxx. The right panel contains the same copy/pasted boring ...
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How do I stop MS Outlook from Contacting://www.google-analytics.com?

I am using MS Outlook 2013 on my desktop to access my gmail account. Everytime (and I mean EVERY time) I click on an email in Outlook, I get a small window saying, "Microsoft Outlook ...
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Excel overflow when maximized, partially hides the row number column

i have two 24" monitors. when i open and maximize excel on the lead monitor all is good. when i open and maximize on the second monitor the left edge goes off of the screen partially obsuring the ...
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Outlook 2010 - problems using same laptop, different wifi locations

I have an extremely confusing issue regarding the use of Microsoft Outlook 2010, so I will simply describe the problem through facts: I am using a Lenovo laptop which has been set up with Outlook for ...
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XP recovery from boot [closed]

evening all! I bought a second hand cheap laptop from car boot and need to completely reset it but dont have password. Is there a way to do this is guest mode please. XP windows Much thankz
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Why is this MSKB article not viewable on some systems?

Once in a great while, I get a real head-scratcher. The following link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945011 does not work as expected on some systems, but does on others. On some systems, it ...
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Trying to remove the Windows 10 Technical Preview but Windows Update KB2990214 does not exist on my computer

I'm trying to get rid of the Windows 10 Tech Preview because it's screwing up some of my computer games. I've seen solutions online that include removing windows update KB2990214, but after checking ...
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Can I use Office 365 Business Premium at home for personal use?

Basic Question I want to know if there is anything preventing me from using the one of the business plans for personal use. The important part is I want to find an official Microsoft webpage or ...
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In a VBA program to recognize a new row entry and populate a formula into a cell (gsheet)

I'd like this formula =IF(C1="TOTAL",COUNTIF(C$1:C1,"TOTAL"),ROW(A1)-COUNTIF(C$1:C1,"TOTAL")) to be automatically populated into a new row entry/ when a new row is added as explained in the question ...
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How much data is exchanged between Microsoft Servers and Windows 8.1? [closed]

My internet is capped, so I need to make sure my systems are not needlessly sending and receiving data. How do I control and limit the amount of data Windows 8.1 sends and receives as part of its ...
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Removing AD Group members according to their memberships to certain groups in the same OU

Our AD groups for Websense filtering has been set up with very little flexibility for policy management. There are only two groups for "Permit all" web browsing category. Now I need to create over 20 ...
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How can I use Windows 10 unattended, without getting keylogged and sending everything to Microsoft?

I would really like to test the technical preview of Windows 10. I don't want to just install a few programs on it and see if they work, I also don't just want to quickly check out the new ...
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Using Microsoft Virtual WiFi to connect to 2nd network

I have read up a bit on the Microsoft Virtual WiFi feature in Windows 7, and am confused as to its capablities. Does this allow me to connect to two networks using a single physical wireless adapter? ...
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Excel formula to calculate percent of growth over multiple months

I am trying to determine if a customer's number service requests have increased or decreased of a 12 month cycle and by what percent - F2 thru Q2 show each individual month's number of requests - in ...
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I want to make a printable Bible with a note section on each side.

I want to make a printable Bible with a note section on each side of the text. I have made a template with text boxes to the right and left of the single column document. I have added Genesis CH 1 to ...
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SQL Result to excel file

In Microsoft SQL Service Management Studio, there is an option to send results to file when a query is executed. Is it possible for that result to be changed to excel format? Are there other ways to ...
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Expression in Access involving dates

I have written the following formular in Excel to calculate the year a person will be 18 by 1st September based on their DoB (in cell F2). It seems to work ok in Excel: ...
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Excel 2007 Formula Issue - Newbie

I have a cell containing 5;9;11;13;15;17. There could be upto 15 different numbers in the cell. These numbers represent attributes. For example 5 = Padlockable, 9 = Keylock etc. There are around 50 ...
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VISIO connector

I want to know if I delete the middle manager, the connections to the middle manager will be transferred to the next highest manager instead of getting deleted. Is there a way to make this happen. Is ...
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Excel 2013 scatter plot

Hi I'm creating a sieve analysis graph. The graph is in logarithmic scale but I want the labels in the horizontal axis to be exactly as per the sieve sizes (horizontal data values) Can I make the ...
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How to let the Hyper-V / Virtual Machine Connection window use native resolution instead of incorrect high-DPI scaling?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Hyper-V virtual machine hosted on Windows 8.1. It all runs on a Surface 3, so the high DPI scaling is enabled on Windows. I also have a plain old full HD secondary ...
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Can't stop Microsoft.com from detecting my location

I want to record a screen recording for an English customer. So I don't want any windows or websites to be shown in my local non-English language. What a frustrating process! Things I have done: ...
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In Microsoft Excel is there a way to control what part of a cell's data is displayed for cells which have more text that their size

I have a cell in Microsoft Excel with overflowing data. The overflown data is hidden because adjacent cells have some data as well. Is there some way to control what part of the cell's data is ...
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VPN config for single IP and multiple options [closed]

I have a single static IP and a small set of projects I work on. I would like to set up a VPN solution to get a few more people involved on these projects. Right now we have the static IP, a Server ...
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delimiting text in Excel messes up hyperlinks

I'm trying to paste a table that should never have been done in Word into Excel. Once in excel, there's a column with three separate sets of data that I wish to delimit into three columns. The third ...
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Visual editor for graphviz DOT files

Sometimes big .gv/.dot Graphviz DOT files I write get screwed when I use dot to export them to .png. Circles get kind of almost-stacked and arrows start to get hard to follow. I seem to be in the need ...
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Microsoft Media Server: Streamed mp3 files are garbled, while source is perfectly fine

I've taken over some media duties for my church, and I'm having issues with our webhost's streaming system. They are using Microsoft Media Server to stream audio, and when streamed, it's coming out ...
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Outlook synchronize feature extremely slow

My Outlook synchronization function takes a very long time (>5 minutes). This delays features to the point of rendering Outlook not useful: New mail not pulled from server Search functionality hangs ...