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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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Windows 8.1; Office 2010 [on hold]

I show 20 emails in my inbox. When I click on the inbox, it doesn't open. Did I disable something in Outlook 2010. I really need to see these emails. Thanks for your help.
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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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Where to find Certificate Authority list from Microsoft, Google, Chromium, Android? [closed]

I am looking for online resources - website or whatever - published by Microsoft and Google, indicating which Certificate Authorities they trust in OSes and browsers they distribute. For Google, I'm ...
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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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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

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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Microsoft Outlook Calendar cancels recurring appointment when it is edited

When I edit a recurring appointment, by changing the date or time, microsoft outlook sends out an update with the word CANCELLED in the title block. this causes lots of confusion as people then think ...
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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 ...
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Can't see shared folder in OneDrive app on Windows 8.1

I have windows 8.1. My friend shared with me a folder on OneDrive and gave me permission to edit. I can see shared folder online, but I'm not able to see it in my OneDerive app. Would you mind ...
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I would like one cell to add within the same cell

I am trying to have one cell calculate over and over again multiple times. Here is an example: If I type 45 in cell d6. I want to be able to type 67 into the same cell d6 and it add both the previous ...
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Is there any way to save my 'workspace' in Visio 2013?

I've just got done going through effectively all of the shape options available to me in Visio 2013 for the current project I'm outlining, and selected all of the shapes that I want available to me in ...
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The local IP of a virtual Windows machine

I have a MacBook Pro with Windows 7 Professional installed. I have installed the official RDP app for Mac on my iMac but when I have to enter the machine's IP I don't know it anymore. I tried the IP ...
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Outlook 2010 calendar showing appointment without accepting anything

One of the users in my office just emailed me asking why there was a calendar entry without her accepting any requests. The request came from outside the business. Am I right in thinking that when a ...
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Can i highlight a cell based on the result of a vlookup with an if statement?

Can I highlight a cell based on the result of a vlookup with an if statement? ie =if(vlookup(a1,B:C,1,0)=0,"No","Yes") where then the cell can be hightlight Red if "No" and Green if "Yes"
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How do I setup a Microsoft Word 2011 template that allows two pictures per page with room for text under each?

I am setting up a form that will be used for inspection reports. I am running Mac OSX (10.8.5) with office 2011 using word. I would like to have the area for the pictures predefined so that I just ...
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Visual Studio corrupted my Windows 7 after power failure, in the middle of installation

I was at the middle of Visual Studio 2012 installation that the power went off! after I turned my computer on, Windows 7 boots up with welcome screen and an empty dialog like the picture below: ...
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Change text in a cell depending on date in another cell

I have used conditional formatting to change color based on the text in column H. Now I want to change the text in column H's cells depending on the date in column L. If the date is equal or later ...
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Batch Print multiples PDF on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Im using Windows 8.1 and have multiple PDF files that i want to print. At the moment the only way i know to print those PDF files is by opening the file with the default Windows 8 PDF reader and then ...
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Microsoft SQL: dealing with invalidated databases

I created a Microsoft SQL Server database that has now changed location. (The details are probably unimportant, but for the curious, I originally created it in a folder on an external drive mapped to ...
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Convert a column to allow total in hours and minutes

I am trying to convert data on an excel sheet from hours recorded in format 1.40 (being 1HOUR 40 minutes) to 01:40 so I can add up a column. Can anyone help