Microsoft is a software company best known for their Windows line of operating systems.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
18 views

PDF hyperlinks work on one computer only?

I saved a bunch of PDFs from MS word using save as pdf, there were several hyperlinks in each. The links work and show up when I open the pdf either in a reader or in google docs on my computer where ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Difference between configuring DHCP and starting service

On http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee441263(v=ws.10).aspx, it says to configure and start DHCP on server core, do the following: At a command prompt, type: sc config dhcpserver start= ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

What does the Office 365 Small Business Premium “1 user 5 PC” actually means?

For the past year, we used 4 Office 365 Small Business License for 4 users, each with their own Office 365 accounts logged in their machines. Those licenses expired in the beginning of August and we ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Samsung kies on windows Xp [duplicate]

Samsung kies,its not installing telling that it is not connected to the internet whereas the pc is connected to the internet.I am using windows xp with service pack 3.Please help me!!
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Microsofts File Checksum Integrity Verifier utility: How to exclude directories

I've been using the FCIV from microsoft to generate hashes of files (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841290) But I just cannot figure out how the heck I should exclude directories or files. The site ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How can I explicitly set Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter to be used to share Internet while creating Hosted Network?

When manually creating a hotspot in Windows: you have to select the Internet providing network adapter, and in sharing tab, select Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter from Home Networking ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

I want to create a format in Excel to trigger a colour code?

Currently I have a drop down list on certain cells, connected to a list of statuses. 'Complete' which marks as green, 'Pending' which marks as orange, 'Outstanding' which marks as Red. I want each ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Table Formatting in Word

I have a table in Word which is 5 columns wide and multiple rows. In Row 3, cells 1, 2, 3 & 5 have simple text. Cell 4 contains a large quantity of text and therefore needs to wrap over several ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Keeping Microsoft from auto starting on Mac

Whenever I start up my Mac Mini (running OS Mavericks) or Macbook Air (OS 10.9), I have to wait while Word and Excel automatically load and open. I've tried stopping this from happening via system ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Plot 3 y axis in excel

I'm trying to plot three axes on the same graph. My data headings are: date/time (x axis), water level, temp, trout up, trout down. I've seen examples where this is possible but don't know how to do ...
0
votes
2answers
17 views

Change + key function to tab with only one stroke

I would like to have the + key on the right hand keypad function as the tab key. Is this possible?
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute - Part Two

Found this "Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute" however, am not allowed to add a comment to it. Something to do with points? Anyway, I do not have a screen saver set....so...does that mean ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Import number format from SAP in Microsoft Excel 2010

I would like to know if there is a method of extract 1234.00 from this comma separated number 1,234.00 which I imported from SAP. Excel does not recognise the format which this cell is formatted in, ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Sharepoint 365 list query

Is it possible to make a list in sharepoint 365 where columns only appear when a certain option are selected in a previous column? So when the user selects the option "Fruit" from a drop down box a ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Set permanently Current Page to print

Microsoft word document - How to set print "current page only" for every time I print from that particular document. I keep printing 100 pages instead of the one I want. I know I can change each ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

OneNote 2013 is not showing math equations. The variables show up as boxes

So I have installed OneNote 2013 and the Mathematics add-on for OneNote and Word. Yet when I try to install an equation in OneNote (alt + +) and type in any variables all that I get is a box, implying ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

More complex auto-correct features

I am implementing a style guide. In it, it says that the € must always come before the number. e.g. 8€ is wrong, €8 is right. or that the GB must always have a space between itself and the quantity ...
-2
votes
1answer
19 views

how to run four macros by click one button?

i have four groups of shapes. And each group got 6 shapes, and i would like to random choose one of 6 shapes in each group. And because i got four groups, which means every time i click a button, 4 ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Strange keyboard behavior after pressing a key for ~6 seconds [duplicate]

When I press a random key on the keyboard for around 6 seconds, the LED's turn off and a beep follows, then I cannot type anything until a couple of keys are pressed (and sometimes, when pressing ...
1
vote
3answers
47 views

In Excel, How can I count duplicate names in one cell once, if they are attributed to another name

How can I count duplicate names in one cell once, if they are attributed to another name in another cell. One column A contains teachers names and column B contains student names. I need to know how ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

How do I get my Microsoft Word 2013 pages to align on top of each other?

As in, I don't want the pages on my screen to show like a quadrant, where page one is on the top left, then for page two it goes to the right, then page three goes below page one, and page four goes ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

How to recover partially deleted text in Word file

I have deleted part of the text of a Word file by mistake. That was 10 days back. How can I recover the deleted text? I have tried Recuva software.
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Outlook desktop alert “Always on the Top”?

I'm using VMware on full screen to control a virtual computer most of the time. When I get a message in outlook on the VM, the desktop alert hides below the VMware window and I'm missing a lot of ...
-1
votes
1answer
38 views

how can I sum hours in excel [duplicate]

I have a sheet with names, that appear up to 20-30 times in the column. Every name has in another column a time related, meaning work hours. I want to sum those hours, for every name particularly. SO ...
-1
votes
1answer
21 views

more instances of MS ACCESS 2003

Please, Could somebody explain to me how to run more instances of MS ACCESS 2003 on the same machine, at the same time.Possible? Thanks
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Skype shows online status even when I changed password and loged out

I suspected my account may have been signed in elsewhere, so I changed my password to force sign out, but nothing improved; my status still appears online to my contacts. Please Help me. Thanks,
0
votes
0answers
125 views

Microsoft Equation 3.0 with Word 2013

I am having a weird issue with 2 of my workstations here. Both workstations are fairly new running Windows 7 Professional 64bit and Office 2013. When I attempt to edit a equation from Word 2013, I ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

In Access, how can I reset the AutoNumber field as new data is deleted/appended? [duplicate]

Essentially what I have is a temporary table which logs data through an append query. This table is used to store consecutive strings of data, that will be exported to a .csv eventually. What I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

how to use 1 microsoft account without two different (keyboard layout) laptops

i have 2 laptops one has the United Kingdom Layout and other has the United States keyboard layout , the problem is since i upgraded to windows 8.1 and logged in with Microsoft account the settings ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

how to set up a proxy server in windows server 2012?

I have installed windows server 2012 data center edition at my server. I need to run a proxy server to filter and shape all the outgoing traffic from my server. I know that Microsoft FF TMG do that at ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

I want a shortcut in Excel to cells I have Hyperlinked

I've built a Series of Cells which wnen concateneted = HyperLink to a remote server. Excel Wk Sheet 2010 (File name changes Daily with date function or Date User inputs) On the same Sheet I want to ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Copying contacts from one folder to another (outlook 2010)

I want to be able to copy my contacts (about 5000 of them) from my suggested contacts folder in outlook and paste them into another folder. Every time I select all 5000 contacts, outlook freezes for ...
-6
votes
1answer
103 views

Where to download official windows XP? [duplicate]

After some searches i found a download link from Microsoft After i downloaded it, it wont boot! i did some researches i found that that ISO was an update if you have sp2 or sp1 it will update it to ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

How do I merge data from other excel files to one master excel worksheet?

I have an uniform ID system throughout all the files, except with multiple entries and differing data named columns. I would like to create a master excel sheet with specific data columns from each ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

What microsoft.net version should i install after formating windows 7?

I just formated my windows 7 and i have problem with microsoft.net because i moved the files from windows.old/microsoft.net to the new windows folder and it didn't work i also downloaded m.net v4.5 ...
5
votes
3answers
252 views

Why do all web-based UI open in the default browser instead of inside the window? [closed]

Some Background All UIs that use HTML are displayed on the default browser instead of inside the window. I noticed this problem after trying to make a simple browser window and posted a question on ...
0
votes
0answers
116 views

How do I make Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse middle-click on single touch?

I've just got my Arc Touch Mouse. It has a touch panel instead of the wheel. By default you can scroll by swiping your finger on the touch panel. Tapping ends of the panel sends Page Up and Page Down ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

.Net 4.5 Errors after upgrade from Vista SP2 64bit to Windows 7 RTM, SP1 won't install

I recently upgraded from Vista 64bit SP2 Professional to Windows 7 64bit Professional. Most everything went smoothly, however after the update, any time I try to use an application that uses .Net 4 ...
-1
votes
1answer
18 views

Excel column locking

How do you lock individual columns in Excel? I can lock an entire row but not indiviual columns. There must be a way to lock individual rows, but I cannot figure out how. Please advise.
0
votes
1answer
270 views

Automatically Updating a cell in Excel from another sheet's data, based on another cell's value

So, I have setup a drop down menu with a list of names in A1. What I want to happen, is have the Data in F34 change based on what A1 is reading. I want to have F34 update with data from another sheet. ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How to search comma separated tags in Excel and get results in a column. [duplicate]

I'm trying to tag items in a spreadsheet, and search through them, in a similar way to Nusantara How to Label / Tag Items in a Spreadsheet I've followed Excellll's brilliant advice and managed to get ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Resume Download support for MSDN subscription

I have subscribed for MSDN Ultimate subscription recently. The problem is when I try to download any large software from there (Such as VS 2013 Ultimate), it takes a lot of time and it doesn't support ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

turn off sort on a group of files in a folder

How can I turn off the sort function on a group of files (pictures) within a folder? My goal is to arrange a large number of pictures from a number of people (different file names) into a list that I ...
0
votes
0answers
118 views

vgaSave “Legacy driver” preventing hibernation

My PC cannot enable sleep/hibernation mode because of VGA Save driver. I think understand that this is a backup driver to provide video, how do I circumvent it? I have (or at least had,) Nvidia ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

pasting and automatically replace paragraph spaces with line spaces

I'm interested in saving time copy-pasting. I copy paste from websites, articles, newspapers, etc, which have different formatting. When I paste it into my word doc, it typically comes up messy ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Pivot Table Charts excel 2010

I have a selection of data that shows scores for a group by score 1-10 is it possible to create two charts in one, one that shows the value of the scores in a bar chart and the 2nd that shows the ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

How to make Batch file to give a message when exiting?

Code: @echo off start /wait /b echo hi > message.txt pause exit When you click the batch and type exit, you the message saved. My problem is, if you exit by click " X " button, then no message ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Spacing Issue with Microsoft Equation Editor in Word 2010

I'm using Microsoft Equation Editor for an equation, say: X=A/B The numerator has the phrase "Consideration amount from Report". When I click outside the equation after typing, the word ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

How can someone get my CLSID?

I just got a call from a guy telling me he was Microsoft IT support. He told me to go to a suspicious website and download an executable there. Totally did not give him the satisfaction and trolled ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

VBA change Script on multiple tables

Via this forum I found a way to refresh autofilters in a table automatically after the data in a excel worksheet has changed, using this VBA script: Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As ...