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Preview a Microsoft PowerPoint slide from a certain frame in the “Animation Pane” in order to view, for example, only the last few seconds of a slide?

I am designing a number of video animations in one slide in a Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. What happens is, every time I add some new actions or objects, if I want to see the result, PowerPoint 2010 ...
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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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Default Navigation Levels

How do I set up default Navigation levels in Word 2010. I have not seen any precise explanation that works. Suggestions about replacing Normal.dotm in the Templates folder were obscure. The ...
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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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hyper-v manager. connect to server: you don't have the required permission

On my Hyper-V host I created a Hyper-V Server 2012 Core VM. I configured it with sconfig. Added local administrator user that is the same as my host's. Added credentials for the IP of that VM in the ...
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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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What are the drawbacks to using mod_log_rotate and rotatelogs.exe together?

On Microsoft-based platforms, using Apache, are there any drawbacks or hidden pitfalls to using rotatelogs.exe for ErrorLog directive(s) and allowing mod_log_rotate to handle CustomLog directives for ...
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Keyboard Map Software OSX Mountain Lion

I'm just wondering if there's any software that I could use to remap my Microsoft Sidewinder X4 keyboard to allow me to use the macro buttons for various macros or even just keyboard shortcuts? I ...
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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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Microsoft Word 2007 Bibliography

I have sources for my bibliography that i entered manually and I'm afraid that when my computer crashes, it will be all gone. Is there a chance that the sources for bibliography can be backed up if i ...
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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 ...
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Is there any way to add new content to OneNote remotely?

I want to add new content to existing pages or add new pages to my OneNote notebook remotely. By email or by calling some MS OneNote API through Internet. Now I stuck with manual copying information ...
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Add Windows 8.1 user: Service unavailable

When I try to add a user with Microsoft Live account via PC-Settings (german Windows 8.1) I get the message "The service is currently unavailable. Please try again later.", for several days now. While ...
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Can't uninstall Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web

I have Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web on my laptop but I want to install the full version of Visual Studio Express 2013 (for both Web and Windows Desktop). Link to Visual Studio Express (full) ...
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In MS Excel 2007,IF functions or AND funciton

Per FUEL Conversion Bracket <35% 35.01 to 40.00 40.01 to 44.99 >45% < 76% 0 10 15 20 >76.01 % < 80.99% 25 ...
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Outlook 2013 Autocomplete Function not working

So usually after a few quick googles things like this can be resolved in a few minutes, but for some reason this one has escaped both myself as well as another senior engineer. Here is the setup. The ...
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uninstall a windows service framework 3.5 with a command line

I want to know wow to uninstall a windows service build in framework 3.5 without using the Programs and Features option, I want to use a command line command, any ideas?
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Is Microsoft's Photosynth app blocked in China?

I've been making photosynths for a few years on my travels but in China I can't seem to log in via the Photosynth app. I get this error: (In fact I hadn't realized until now that it's tied in to ...
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Malwarebytes Full Scan Loads GUI when done through Task Scheduler

I have used the Microsoft Task Scheduler to schedule my Malwarebytes updates and full scan since I can't get the Malwarebytes scheduler to work. The thing that is bothering me is that each time the ...
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Program suspended in Windows 8.1. Can't kill it because 'Access is Denied'

I have been getting this problem since I upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1. What happens is after any program crashes, I cannot open it again and I cannot change any of the files that would normally not ...
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How to view a presentation generated by Microsoft Producer for PowerPoint 2002

We've been provided a link to a HTML presentation generated by Microsoft Producer for PowerPoint 2002. This link does not work neither with IE 11, Chrome 31, Firefox 26 nor Safari 7. I've even ...
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MS Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 - Stop Key Clicking

My new MS Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 clicks when the spacebar is pressed. All other keys are silent - as is my preference. How do I stop the spacebar from clicking?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? ...