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Is explorer.exe connecting to a Singapore Microsoft server common behaviour?

Netstas results explorer.exe TCP 192.168.x.x: 491x 111.221.124.116: 443 ESTABLISHED Is this part of error reporting?
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TCP behavior in microsoft products

What happens when a TCP SYN segment is received on a closed port? Does windows send a RST or it just ignores it?
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Is there an issue with this microsoft site?

I am trying to fix a friends computer (Had malware etc). I have used Malwarebytes to do that. Anyway now I want to update IE. I went too: https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/default.aspx >> Downloads >> ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 Calendar searches

When I search the calendar for a specific contact, it will find numerous contacts with that name, but it does not find all of them? Any ideas would be appreciated.
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How to Label / Tag Items in a Spreadsheet and get results in column

I want to tag items in a spreadsheet for similar reasons to nusantara in his question of 27 Mar 12 (see How to Label / Tag Items in a Spreadsheet). I have followed the excellent instructions given by ...
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Schedule a mail on server using outlook 2010?

Is it possible to schedule a mail in outlook, I'm not asking about delaying a mail that I'm aware of. I want the mail will be dafted and scheduled and it should send it on time what I've schedule but ...
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How to decrease brightness of laptop screen which was changed?

I own http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c03061225 HP pavilion g6 1201tx laptop after using it for 2 years my laptop's screen display got damanged and i changed it ...
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Natural Keyboard : change the behavior of the F Lock key

Is it possible to use a modifier like Ctrl to execute the action of a function key instead of having to press F Lock every time for executing the action instead of the function key ? The main problem ...
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Outlook 2013 crashing with Microsoft ActiveSync Account?

I am using Outlook 2013 with my MSN email address as ActiveSync. It was working fine two days ago but all of a sudden it starts crashing down after few seconds and also it shows status as ...
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VLOOKUP Excel formula for multiple colums

I have two columns "A" and "C" containing names of people. Columns "B" and "D" contain their birth dates. How can I make 1 data validation table for columns A & C without having to make them in ...
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Is there a way to add a “Contains” column in Windows Explorer?

I'm merging some old backup archives and getting rid of duplicates in the process, and I am frustrated by the fact that Microsoft has made it so difficult to find empty folders in Windows. The ...
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How to link information box on multiple documents in Microsoft Word 2007

I want to have multiple documents pulled up on word and link the information boxes so if I type in one information box on a document, it will automatically populate to the linked document and ...
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Microsoft Security Essentials Prevent PC From Sleep

Recently I had some problems getting my HTPC to sleep (S3), I noticed that sometimes it works and other times it doesn't. After some testing, I found out that once I disable microsoft security ...
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Advanced find and replace?

i'm trying to a get really huge amount of links into one single list and filter out unwanted sites. i've already tried to use the find a replace in word and chrome but it won't get past .com because ...
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Windows 8 download on mac

I am planning to install windows 8 on a second computer I'm building. I have a serial key and have found microsofts downloader. The problem is that the downloader is an exe and I only have 1 ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 Out of Office reply with Dear <senders name>?

Is there a way to set an Out of Office Auto reply that includes the name of the sender? My company has a large directory, and I think it would be awesome to include: Dear , example: ...
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mass conversion OpenOffice to MicrosoftOffice [duplicate]

My problem is that I can't convert manually each file from OpenOffice to MicrosoftOffice; I need some software, program, whatever that could convert in mass all of them (the files).
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Excel Form Creation

i am creating a form in excel but want for the words to end at page margin and continue to next cell. i have word wrap off and the cells within margins are merged. I am new to Excel and need some ...
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Upgrading Windows 7 KMS to Windows 8 [closed]

I have Windows 7 Enterprise through KMS (Key Management Server, so I get the license from my university). Can I buy the Windows 8.1 upgrade pack from the Microsoft store and upgrade the KMS version? ...
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I'm receiving Windows Update error 8024402f after changing update to include MS office

Brand new Dell desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate. Windows Update works fine until I add MS office 2007 and then change Windows update to "Get updates for other Microsoft products. Then the error ...
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Microsoft WORD 2010 - apostrophe issues

I'm writing a series of emails for a client, and when they sent the email for proofing, where I should see "don't" I see: Don’t They tell me it's a matter of changing the font I'm using in WORD ...
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rebind microsoft sculpt mobile mouse (windows Key)

using the microsoft sculpt mobile mouse, by downloading the Mouse and Keyboard Center , i can rebind the mouse keys, but the WINDOWS key i can't change it, and that is the only key i may(and want) to ...
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Microsoft NLB clustering issue

I have configured two node NLB clustering for exchange front end server.But when trying to web access getting error "page can not be displayed."Though Dns name resolution is working fine and cluster ...
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How will Microsoft offer the auto-update of Internet Explorer 11? [closed]

Microsoft will be auto-updating Windows 7 users to IE11. This will be flagged as an Important Update. Does this mean that there will be no user consent when Win7 is set up to download these type of ...
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Microsoft Access 2013 Files

I created a file in Access 2013, but now only have Access 2007. Is there a way I can open this file in Access 2007?
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“Microsoft Office Word 2003 has not been installed for the current user.” error in Windows XP

I started having problems with Office 2003 on my Windows XP laptop. I decided to reninstall it. Now, when I launch the Office Word application, I get the following error message: Microsoft Office ...
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Outlook 2010 multiple calendars on preview screen?

I've got a local outlook calendar and two calendars under the same outlook.com account. However, I can only get one calendar to display next to the email view (select the E-Mail section -> on the ...
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Microsoft account and software ownership

I have VS 2013 at home and I sign in to it with my Microsoft account. I also work at another computer where VS 2013 is installed, which belongs to my employer. Can I sign in using my existing ...
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How can I filter data based on items in a list?

How can I filter entries containing any specific word in a list of words? For example, I have a list of road names in Singapore. Amoy Street, Singapore Ann Siang Hill Anson Road Arab Street Armenian ...
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How to filter an array of words in Microsoft Excel? [duplicate]

How do I filter an array of words in Microsoft Excel? For example, I have a big list of road names in Singapore and I wish to filter all entries in the Excel containing any road name in the list. How ...
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As an outlook administrator using custom domain name, is it possible to monitor incoming emails for the users created?

I just created an administrator account on outlook with a custom domain name. Is it possible to monitor incoming emails for users that I created? If so, how can I do that? I don't see any option to do ...
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Can I use different keyboard settings for different spaces on OS X

I use Microsoft remote desktop app on my Mac. Is it possible to have the keyboard settings different for the app, and for the rest of the OS? As I often put the remote app in a different space, I was ...
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Migrate Outlook Setup\Exchange Settings to Android

I'm looking for a way to migrate the settings I have setup in Outlook 2010 into an Android device (4.3) for use with an Exchange Account. Does anyone have any idea where I would be able to pull all ...
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Visual Studio 11 Crashes

I have a funky problem.. I installed IIS7 to my development server where I had Visual Studio 11 as well. Then I installed PHP 5.5 and now somehow Visual Studio crashes when I try to load solutions. ...
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How to reset Windows 8.1 START screen to default?

I would like to reset my Windows 8.1 Pro x64 START screen. It has so much stuff on it from installing software that it defeats its usefulness. I tried links such as this one but it doesn't seem to ...
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What does “Free” mean when talking about software? [closed]

People always said that Microsoft Windows operating system is not free. What is it mean when it is not free?
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Windows 8.1 cant find the update?

I have the retail version of windows 8 installed with the update KB 2871389. When I do slmgr /dli in the command promote it tells me my Product key is the 'Retail Channel' but still no update... I ...
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How do I uninstall the Sentinel Drivers from windows 8?

I have tried several times to uninstall the sentinel drivers from my Windows 8 machine. It is a Toshiba laptop 64 bit system. Let me know step by step how do I do it, because I have tried other ...
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Word 2010 conditional formatting with check box content control

Is there a way to create a word form with check box content control, where only the required fields are editable once check box is selected? For example If checked box A, require these 6 questions ...
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Windows 8.1 Preview feedback forum [closed]

Could anyone give me link to ENGLISH the Windows 8.1 Preview feedback forum? Microsoft provided only redirection to the localized version of it(polish in my case) I look for english version really ...
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Is there a possible connection between a Microsoft Redistributable and a virus?

I have a question about Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables. I understand in general that I - a complete amateur - should not remove them. But - there are 7 all of which were installed when I ...
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Designing a dynamic Questionnaire? [closed]

I want to design an interactive Questionnaire document. I obviously want the user to input answers, but the catch is I want the questionnaire to dynamically generate the next set of questions ...
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Use 'if' to check a condition. If condition is not met, then do not change the value in the cell. Keep the previous value as it is

Cell B1 has value 1 Cell B2 has value 1 Cell B10 has no value. I write 'if' formula: B10 = if(b2=b1, b2,) The value in B10 changes to 1. Now, I change B2 value to 2. The cell B10 changes to 0. ...
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Windows 7 product key, which is the valid one - in registry or on a sticker?

I am not too familiar with the software licensing and how this all works, but I have a question regarding Windows 7 and partially Office - generally Microsoft products. I have been asked to assist our ...
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How secure is TFS Online?

A colleague just asked me how secure is TFS Online? His question is deeper than the MSDN security documentation. What he really wants to know is, if there was some rogue Microsoft employee, is TFS ...
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Priority change to High in MS Lync for no reason

Why did my IM chat in Microsoft Lync automatically change to High Priority without either party make this change? This was on a corporate network.
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Table of contents number issue

I have a 48 page document with a table of contents. The numbering shows correctly until I print (or go to print preview). As soon as I print the numbers of the TOC are off with the numbers in the ...
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When I upload a file to SkyDrive will it also be stored on my computer?

I am trying to tidy up my computer so I would like to know: If I store files in the SkyDrive folder will they be removed from my computer and only stored in the cloud or will they be stored on my ...
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Printing a Word Document in Colour using VBA code to print

I have a word document that we do not want the users to edit once it had been generated from the database. We have set up a VBA module to print the document automatically after opening, but we need ...
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Microsoft Office Dbl Click File Open and System Restore Fails after Microsoft Critical Update

I am also getting the error message "Microsoft Office: This program is unable to run because of missing or corrupted files. Contact your computer manufacturer." when I double click a .doc or a .xls ...