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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 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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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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Word 2010 how to make absolutely no space between lines? (example pictures included)

I cannot find any answers on google on how to do this. I want literally no space between lines. But to Microsoft Word 2010, no space means this: But I want literally no space. Like this: I think ...
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Error message on Microsoft files [closed]

I have Microsoft Office 2000. Yesterday all my files were fine. Today I cannot open them. They are yellowish orange in color and give this warning: This program is unable to run because of missing ...
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Microsoft Mouse Installation

Can not find a resolution to error code 2146762485 I have looked on several Websites to no avail. I am trying to get my Microsoft Wireless Intellimouse Explorer 2.0 to operate. I have looked on ...
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Checksums don't match is that bad?

I recently started looking at VisualStudio 2012. I tried downloading it from the official Microsoft link but it failed with some errors. As of some suggestions I downloaded the DVD5 ISO image to ...
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Transpose data by checking similar cell data

I have a Excel sheet like below.. Color Size Qty Red L 182 Red M 223 Red S 155 Red XS 30 Blue L 700 Blue M 845 Blue S 665 Blue ...
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Microsoft Translator pop up that doesnt connect?

I have noticed in my internet history, Microsoft translate. Microsofttranslator.com although the link is broken. Why has this popped up? Is it linked to a page which has a language it is trying to ...
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Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center - Slow response for App-specific shortcuts

So a few months ago, I bought a new MS mouse, and was surprised that they'd discontinued Intellipoint in favor of this Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center. It seems to have the same functionality ...
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Is there a list of Windows Time Zone changes with Version details?

The Microsoft Windows time zone database changes periodically, and Microsoft pushes out changes via Windows Updates. These changes are also announced on the Microsoft Daylight Saving Time & Time ...
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Microsoft Outlook - Saving of sent meeting/calendar requests

Is there a way to save a sent meeting request in a specific folder (by default sent meeting requests go to the sent items folder)? "Options/Save Sent Items To" is only available when sending emails ...
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runas - 1326: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password

I tried to execute notepad from cmd using the following command- runas /noprofile /user:<username>@<ip> notepad Then I got this output where I was asked to enter my password Enter the ...
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I am trying to create a letter that will merge with a database and input the “name” from my database into the “name” field of the letter

Would this be done in Access or can it be done from Word or do I have to merge from another source?
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ZuneHD not being seen on Windows 7

I recently upgraded to Windows 7, possibly the worst choice I have ever made. Immediately after updating, I attempted to connect my Zune to my PC, assuming that a Microsoft device should work on a ...
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Removing Microsoft SQL Server

I have quite a lot of Microsoft SQL Server installed on my computed which I'ld like to unistall. They were probably used by the previous computer owner, who used it for his software developing, and ...
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Where can I get a list of Microsoft KB #'s and corresponding update description?

I realise Microsoft has a searchable databse, but I don't want to have to plug in all 150,000 KB entries so that I can update my Excel spreadsheet. Is there somewhere that already has these listed? ...
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Restrict access of files to readonly

In windows operating system, can I restrict the user(according to the registered login name) for accessing certain files in read only mode? For example, when user1 logs to the server (taking remote ...