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0answers
492 views

How do I get rid of this Windows Installer error?

After upgrading Windows Installer version from 3.0 to 3.1 on Windows XP Pro SP2, and then installing SP3 for XP (which includes Windows Installer 4.5) I started having these errors. When I log on to ...
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1answer
671 views

Group policy install on a per user basis

This is a group policy question for Windows. I have developed an Outlook add-in using VSTO 4.0 in VS 2010. I currently have the issue whereby the add-in can only be installed on a per user basis as ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Revoke Office license

I have installed Office 2007 Home and Student on my laptop. I have registered the license with this Office installation. Now I have to return the laptop because it is defective. I don't want to keep ...
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1answer
7k views

How to reset Office 2007/2010 (Outlook and Word) normal template back to default on Vista/Windows7

A friend has messed up email and word by changing the default font, colour and all sorts. She wants the defaults back. I believe this can be done by deleting Normal.dotm (where ever it is hidden) but ...
3
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1answer
108 views

Transfer retail Office licenses from purchased PCs

My company has purchased the asserts of another which includes several workstations with Microsoft Office Professional 2007. Install DVDs were included in the purchase and they are retail versions ...
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1answer
2k views

Office 2007 destroyed, uninstall impossible, error 1635 (can't open patch package)

At work I'm regularly working with office products such as Word and Excel. I'm using Office Enterprise 2007 and experience a serious problem. Without having changed anything on my office ...
2
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1answer
372 views

My System has no PPCNVCOM.EXE in the OFFICE12 folder?

I used Wordconv.exe to convert some .doc to .docx files, and I need to do the same to convert .ppt to .pptx files. I have a many I would like to convert using the command line, so using Power Point ...
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2answers
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Office 2007 - how to change default load/save directory?

With most applications I use (for example: Textpad, Paint.NET), if I have an document open and then go to open another, the file selector will naturally default to the directory where the already open ...
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2answers
6k views

How to convert AutoCAD file to Visio?

How to convert .dwg format files in AutoCAD to Visio?
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4answers
2k views

Office & Visual Studio stuck in 256 colour mode

For no reason I can determine, all of Office 2007 and Visual Studio 2008 have started running in what looks like 256 colour mode on my (up to date) Windows XP machine: Other apps: Firefox, IE8, ...
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2answers
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Smileys in Outlook, how to prevent it

When I type the emoticon ":)" in Outlook 2007, it turns into a smiley face, as in a face inside of a circle...Is there a way for me to prevent Outlook from doing that? I just want a plain old colon ...
2
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1answer
245 views

Problems saving docx file on nt-server share

I'm having troubles saving docx files on a nt-server share. If i save it as 97-2003 format (doc), it works, but not as .docx. Any clues?
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3answers
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I can't see headers or footers on Word 2007 unless in full screen view

I have a machine on a domain that does not show any headers or footers when viewing documents in word 2007, unless I switch to full screen mode. Other computers can see the headers and footers no ...
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2answers
2k views

Getting Correct Edition of Office 2007 from Serial Key

I have been asked by a Client to refresh one of their Machines. To do this i managed to get Windows XP Setup to run in Repair mode, and while in setup i ran a serial key grabber, which grabbed the ...
3
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2answers
964 views

Is there a way to display multiple power point documents in separate power point windows?

In Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, when opening multiple .pptx/.ppt documents simultaneously, the documents are opened in the same physical PowerPoint window. I was wondering if anyone was aware of a ...
4
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1answer
686 views

Restore single occurrence from recurring appointment?

When you have a recurring appointment in MS Outlook and you delete some occurrences, is it afterwards possible to restore one of it? They don't show up in the recycle bin.
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5answers
2k views

Installing Office 2007 on Windows 7

I was trying to install Office 2007 on my new Win 7 box, but after inserting the DVD (original Microsoft disk), the drive kept trying to read the disk and nothing happened at all. I couldn't browse it ...
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1answer
33k views

Outlook does not show desktop notifications on a message recieve

I have a number of accounts in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, a folder for each and a rule which moves message for appropriate folder. Also it have to show a desktop notification. But it doesn't! ...
1
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3answers
8k views

Embed Powerpoint slides in Word document

I want to embed a powerpoint slide in a word document. I don't want to export it as JPG and insert the picture into my word document. I want it to be "dynamically linked", i.e. whenever I ...
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3answers
4k views

How to get rid of corrupted MS Office from windows 7

My MS Office 2007 somehow got corrupted on windows 7. When i open any app (word, excel, access, etc.) from MS Office, i get this message :- word failed to start correctly last time. Starting ...
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2answers
906 views

How to disable irrelevant Windows Updates

I have Microsoft Office installed, but only Word, Excel and Powerpoint. I do not have Outlook installed, and do not use it. Or Windows Mail or something similar. Nevertheless, Windows always wants to ...
2
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4answers
15k views

Combine multiple powerpoint 2007 slide shows

I have several power point sideshows which I want to play in order and on a loop, I use Power point 2007, and can't find the 'insert slide from file' option that used to be in 2003. If push comes to ...
3
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3answers
995 views

ms office word 2003 and word 2007 styles

I have a paper written on Microsoft Word 2003 with a lot of styles. I wish to do another paper, but to use those styles. How can I do that? I have Microsoft Word 2003 and Word 2007 on my machine. ...
3
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5answers
2k views

How can I strip stationery from incoming email in Outlook 2007?

How can I strip stationery from incoming email in Outlook 2007? I would like to avoid using Plain Text only.