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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? ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...