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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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.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 ...
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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.
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Will the Microsoft SQL transaction log by default be enabled during install?

I was asked this question in an interview? Does it depend on version of the server or is it always same (enabled or disabled by default)?
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Syntax For Searching the Microsoft Update Catalog

Microsoft allows download of Windows Updates, drivers and other upgrades from the Microsoft Update Catalog: http://catalog.update.microsoft.com . Unfortunately there seems to be no search syntax ...
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Coloring separate rows based on matching of data in key cell

i have a excel file as i want change the sheet that after sort on key column(MasterID), any rows same as key column change color to similar. for example
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How to copy Winodws 8.1 updates files from one pc to another?

I just installed Windows 8.1 through the app store in my windows 8 machine. I have another machine that needs to be updated. I can't get the iso because im a single language user. How to move the 8.1 ...
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attendance software in excel [duplicate]

I want to make an attendance sheet in excel. If a child is present, the teacher will write ‘P’ in a cell or ‘A’ for absent.I have to add ‘l’ (which indicate late comer) also with attendance.So 'P' ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 on four home computers

The license says up to 3 computers, and right now I've just acquired a fourth computer that I need to use. How can I include this computer into my license without purchasing a whole new license? Is ...
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Why can I not find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer in Windows 7

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa369784(v=vs.85).aspx I am trying to find this location in the windows 7 registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer I am ...
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Microsoft OneNote Tool

So, usually the OneNote Tool will pop up with a window to ask which notebook to send it to. I accidentally checked the option to always open in a certain notebook. I wan't to clear this because I use ...
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Excel: DD/MM/YYYY stored as text…need to convert to Date format

I have a slight problem. It would be easier to post an image but I can't because I don't have 10 reputation. Anyway I have a column with the heading "Birth Date", and dates entered in DD/MM/YYYY ...
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How do I copy data to another sheet over multiple columns?

I have a 2 sheet Excel book. The first sheet has a number of columns,filled with data including 2 columns with peoples names (surnames and Christian names). The second sheet has 6 columns in which I ...
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How do I recreate Microsoft's Synthetic Bold in a non-Microsoft application?

I am using a font that does not have a "bold" typeface in a non-Microsoft application (specifically, a vector graphics program). I like the BOLD typeface that Microsoft synthesizes when I push CTRL-B ...
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Why is printing disabled in protected view in Microsoft Office?

Microsoft Office has a Protected View feature which is supposed to reduce the risks of opening documents/files from the internet that may be unsafe. However, why is printing disabled as well? Is it ...
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Clear Recently Used Fonts in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Someone know how to do this? Found some tutorials online but not remove the fonts just other things.
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Easiest way to automating updating msi files for deployment? [closed]

Recently, I was assigned to find a method to automate our updating of .msi files (firefox, adobe reader, etc..) that we use for deployment. What is the best method automating this process? Is there a ...
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How to show full outline for interlocking circles without sending to the background

I am trying to do a venn diagram in visio and have dragged three interlocking circles onto a blank page. Problem is that the inner lines disappear where they overlap - I have tried playing around ...
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Spreadsheet for Daily Equipment Hours

My goal on this is to keep track of equipment hours and have a daily report to reflect total hours and run time. I want to make a file with 31 days of worksheets in the workbook for the complete ...
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MDT 2013, SCCM 2012 RS, enterprise deployment… where to start?

Our company is just recently getting back into imaging at any level. We used to use Symantec Ghost for a while, but after there were enough problems (Windows machines having odd errors after a couple ...
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How can I install Microsoft Office 2010 on a Windows 8 machine?

I cannot install Microsoft Office on my Windows 8 machine. When I enter the 25-digit code, it says: The code is not a Microsoft Office 2013 code. How do I proceed? I have a 2010 license, so I would ...
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Excel: identifying if all values in a row are not equal

I am comparing setting files between devices and have loaded all the settings into an excel sheet. I want to see if any setting is deviating between the devices. Example: Setting1: ok ok ok ok ...
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How to block all websites but a few with Windows 7 Firewall

How to block all websites with Windows Firewall, and then allow a few websites to pass?
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Windows server CAL for accessing tcp ports [closed]

Is there any license for accessing the TCP port from a server without accessing the folders? Whether CAL is required for that? I do have 2 windows server OS license and I have 1 user CAL for the ...
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Windows 8.1 keeps setting a manual proxy when I uncheck the option

In Windows 8.1, for some reason you have to configure your proxy settings through the Modern UI instead of the control panel, which is a lot more powerful. In the proxy settings menu, there is a ...
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select options from a drop down list multiple times in excel 2013

I have a drop down list that has Option 1, Option 2, Option 3 etc. when I select an option it populates all the information into another worksheet. the second worksheet is listed with days of the ...
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Scroll Lock key on for keyboard lights but off for Excel

My keyboard uses the Scroll Lock key to turn the lights for the keys and key background on and off. Excel uses the same key to control movement when using the arrow keys. How can I "tell" Excel the ...
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How to format excel cells that show duration in years and months?

I can't figure out how to do custom formating that would format input "1/5" as "1 year, 5 months", or "5,0" as "5 years". I do want the cell to retain original input of "1/5" but visually display "1 ...
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Windows 7 x64 can't connect to a printer on a 32-bit server

I have a windows 7 64-bit PC which is trying to print on a printer which is hosted by a windows 2003 server. The server is a 32-bit OS. I cant locate any drivers for the printer. I've tried numerous ...
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Can't choose “rows to repeat at the top” in excel page setup menu

I purchased a brother dcp-8150 printer and now when i'm in office 2007 excel file my "rows to repeat at the top" option in page setup cannot be highlighted. Can you help
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How do I swap " and @ in OSX using my Microsoft Keyboard?

How do I swap " and @ on my microsoft keyboard? I'm on OSX. I have KeyRemap4MacBook installed and selecting the option to swap the keys has no effect. I have a UK Microsoft Ergonomic Desktop ...
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What happens when someone sends a Microsoft error report?

sometimes, when software crashes on Windows (which, depending on the type of software and the Windows version, can be quite often), Windows offers to send a crash report (the infamous "X encountered ...