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Why does Microsoft skip the number 9 and call the next version of Windows 'Windows 10'? [on hold]

Today Windows 10' tech preview was unveiled. Why did they call it Windows 10 instead of 9?
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delete a read only file & folders

In Microsoft word,I select properties from the folder, but it doesn't show a security tab in order to change it from a read only file.. Even if I attempt to delete a file from the folder, states I ...
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Add multiple admin users in AD with PowerShell -> error in script

I want to automatically add multiple Admin users in Active Directory (Windows 2012 R2) using PowerShell. But when I run the script I get the following error message: The term 'New-QADUser' is not ...
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OneNote recover 2014

Please help...I deleted two notes yesterday which I though I've copied elsewhere, turns out I didn't and I REALLY need these notes! I don't know what else to do...it's not in the recovery bin and I ...
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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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Excel Formula Query

How can you do a lookup to move data on multiple rows to a single row. E.g If a person has 5 rows of information (a line for each subject qualification) how can you lookup info on that person only and ...
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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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An error occurred trying to download 'http://github-windows.s3.amazonaws.com/GitHub.application

What is the solution for this? I cant install GitHub in my Windows8.. Please give me a help to fix this.. The following properties have been set: Property: [AdminUser] = true {boolean} Property: ...
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Something wrong with my wireless mouse

Something went wrong with my wireless mouse. It just all of a sudden happened. It longer works, you'd be surprised how many things I've done and how many things I've searched. So no answers regarding ...
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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 to bring attention to a closed issue on Microsoft Connect [closed]

Not quite sure where to ask this but SuperUser seemed to be the most likely candidate. If one has new information to add to a closed issue on Microsoft Connect, will just adding a comment on the ...
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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

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
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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 ...
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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= ...
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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 ...
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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!!
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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,