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how to report windows 8 bug to microsoft [duplicate]

I recently (5 minutes ago) a bug in my windows 8 installation, I want to report it to microsoft but I don't know how to do this. Is there anyone who knows?
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Microsoft Excel. Inserting a common thing to entire row/column

I'm encountering a basic problem with excel and outlook. Please give it a thought. I have a list of phone numbers on excel sheet as well as outlook. It's just one column. All I need to do is insert ...
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retieving SMTP server and port

Is there a way to figure out the smtp server and port details for my company's email server ? I found from the outlook 2003 that we are using "Microsoft Exchange Server" and server name is ...
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What is RPC and why is it so important?

From the beginning, I've heard that you never, ever disable the Remote Procedure Call service in Windows. This leads to horrible things that used to be hard to overturn (I believe that it's no longer ...
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Dynamically Inserting Text Based On Dropdown In Word 2007

I'm trying to make an automated report form in Word 2007 without using a lot of scripts that I don't have time to learn. Basically, the first page is a table with a bunch of dropdown fields. When the ...
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How do I remove multiple page breaks between rows in excel 2010?

Multiple page breaks appeared between each row and column on an excel 2010 spreadsheet. How can they be removed?
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Using Conditional formatting

how can i highlight a cell to show that range of cells in a row has no data I have tried the conditional formatting eg answer in cell AL, for range = L2 to AK2 using isblank but i cant get it to ...
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How to use multiple styles within a single paragraph in MS Word

Is it possible to use more than one style in a single paragraph in MS Word? Ideally, I would like each new paragraph to start with an outline number, then a bold/underlined heading, followed by ...
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Changing the interface language on Windows 7 Proffesional

There have been many threads about this but my case is rather tricky. I have bought a new PC, the person who assambled the pc has installed a Windows 7 Professional Polish starter pack. The day after ...
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Can Outlook 2010 be started without any PST files loaded / quick way to close multiple PSTs in Outlook?

Like the title states, is it possible to start Outlook 2010 without any PSTs loaded? Alternatively, is there a quick way to close multiple PST files in Outlook 2010? I am on a PC that has many large ...
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commandline tool to set msspecific “rating” tag in jpeg

I want to create a windows batchfile to set tags of jpeg-files to the contents of a database. i am using ExifTool-6.93 for this. this works perfect setting "keywords". Unfortunatly exiftool cannot ...
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Excel opens previous revision of file for a specific user

I have a user that opens an Excel file on the network and gets an older revision of the file. Everone else can open the file fine. this user received a new computer and new version of Excel (2010) ...
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Can't install Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 in Windows 7

When I'm trying to install , it shows an error. It says Windows Installer package : vs_setup.msi could not be opened. What should I do? please help me.
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Need to paste a column from excel into powerpoint- how to paste so they are individual slides, not one

I have a column of 50 in excel 2003. I want to paste it into powerpoint but it continues to paste as 1 whole text box. I need 50 individual text boxes. Is this possible?
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Home key but want to back to column header only

Currently when I click Ctrl Home, it will go to top left of the sheet. I would like to find out how to go to top of the column only, any shortcut key? Example, from F181 go back to F1. Any idea?
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Outlook file tab is orange

Can you help. I logged on to my PC and now every time I open an email it goes straight to the file tab not the message tab and it is showing as being orange, which it wasn't yesterday. Please advise ...
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Questionaire Restrictions MS Excel

I have a 10 question questionnaire. I want to restrict the answer to one box chosen with an "X". I have already coded the "X" input restrictions via DATA VALIDATION. Now I need to restrict the # of ...
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How can I install Microsoft Bluetooth Stack on my laptop

The toshiba bluetooth stack is giving me a hard time to manage and I want to switch to Microsoft's. My netbook uses Microsoft's and I am fine with it. How can I install it on my laptop. I followed ...
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How to enable scrolling in Visual Studio when it's run under admin privileges

I'm the owner of a Microsoft touch mouse and like it a lot. However it seems that it stops working when I startup Visual Studio 2012 under admin privileges. I read somewhere that I also need to start ...
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What is the difference between “Send To” and “Copy or Cut and Paste” method in windows operating System?

I have googled and found few Answers. But till i'm not clear about Send To and Copy Paste operation During copy and paste, when u copy something that will get stored in the clipboard and u can ...
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Microsoft Word 2010: “replace all” with same word + something else

I want to find all bolded words and replace them with the same word, unbolded, but with a symbol after it indicating that it was bolded. So for example Yesterday, love was such an easy game to play. ...
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Unintelligible result opening csv in excel

When I open a .csv file in excel this is what is showing up: Maxtor Encryption ver 2.0.1.1.0 ³§o rkDV’)cÿA®T7B‡LôŠì£\% i¼r1 ØÕë—„×½é¿wjd ´Íâ¿…Öö?HÐ)vM!W«Va<žÒ LåRpµI©ô ...
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Why is the ping on microsoft.com so bad? [closed]

I'm getting these ping results for microsoft.com and outlook.com: Arthurs-iMac-2:~ arthur$ ping microsoft.com PING microsoft.com (65.55.58.201): 56 data bytes Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 Request ...
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What do Ctrl-J, Ctrl-M and Ctrl-I mean in Microsoft Notepad?

I just noticed, by a fluke, that when hitting Ctrl+J or Ctrl+M in Microsoft Notepad (on Windows 7), it has and same effect as Enter. Hitting Ctrl+I has and same effect as Tab. This has no practical ...
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Right to Left Writing Using English Letters [duplicate]

Can you write your name from right to left using English characters in micrsoft word 2007. For example if your name is zaid it shoud appear as diaz by typing z, a ,i and d respectively.
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Excel 2010 Formula Bar - autofit?

In Excel 2003, the formula bar would autofit the height of the active cell. In Excel 2010, this doesn't happen. Is there a way to revert the behavior to the Excel 2003 functionality without trying ...
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Since I got a new hard drive, the 'tape measure' at both sides of the screen in Word documents has disappeared

When I open a Word document, a 'tape measure' appears on the right and left side of the screen. Using the cursor, I can extend the space available for text down to the bottom and/or up to the top of ...
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What may have caused an Interactive Services Detection error?

I did look at the message. The secured desktop showed me nothing. I am wondering as to what may have caused this problem ? I was running BlueStacks at the time. I am assuming that may have ...
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Is it possible to give standing permission to screen share in Microsoft Lync 2013?

My company has been happily using Google Apps for almost a year now. However, we have a few remote computers that we periodically need to access - for that, we have been using the free version of ...
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need to recover bios settings from bricked eee

I'm new in the computer world and.I just bricked my first laptop. I tried to power on the laptop without a cmos battery. Now only the power and wi fi lights are on. No monitor, nothing. Please help ...
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Can I make a CD or DVD to install Microsoft updates?

Say I'm setting up (brand new) multilple PCs at one time and I don't have enough ethernet ports to hook them all up to the internet at once, is it possible to create a CD/DVD of updates that I could ...
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Can I run SSRS reports against TFS Online?

We're using TFS online (http://tfs.visualstudio.com/) and would like to do some reporting against test cases and test plans (as it looks like there's no way to export this information to Word in any ...
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Exporting Data into a form type format from Microsoft Access query to Microsoft Excel Worksheet

Thanks for any help you can provide. I would prefer not to use VBA if possible, but will if necessary. I have MS Office 2007. I have a query which holds information for products that need user ...
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Microsoft Excel value lookup, return result in an undefined number of row above

I know how to use the vlookup function to search my worksheet to return the value. However, what if the value that I want is in an undefined number of row above. Example below, if I were to search ...
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How do I copy my Microsoft Outlook data without Microsoft Outlook?

My family member's computer stopped running Windows recently (Vista). It said something along the lines of NTLDR is missing. The family member took it to Best Buy and they said that the hard drive was ...
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Removing headers from a PDF document using Microsoft Word

I have a dictionary in PDF format, where I need to remove a horizontal line at the top of the page with the words above it indicating the alphabetic range of words on the page, as shown on this ...
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can I expand the haptic feedback capabilities of the Surface Pro?

I notice that, when I touch the Windows logo area on the Surface Pro, it vibrates some. However, this vibration is never utilized elsewhere in the experience. Is there any way I can expand this haptic ...
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Document to document hyperlink 2007

How can I create a link between a Word document and one or more other Word documents in 2007?
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Customizing Microsoft Office 2013 OEM Preinstallation

I am trying to preinstall OEM Microsoft Office 2013 Professional on an embedded Win7 image. This is the type of Office where the user can try it for roughly one week and then must purchase a license ...
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Unable to add, create, or remove drop downs on an Excel 2003 spreadsheet

In Excel 2003 the Validation option under Tools is grayed out for a specific workbook. The sheet is not locked or protected, but it is shared. Even the author of the sheet has the Validation grayed ...
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PowerPivot for Excel 2010 not installing on Office 2010 Home And Business

I'm trying to install Microsoft PowerPivot on a machine with a full Office 2010 Home and Student installation, and I'm not able to get the installation to work properly. The COM library will not ...
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How do I find out who owns a Microsoft Software key?

Some of the machines at the office where I work have copies of Microsoft software installed on them, but they were installed a long time ago, and there's no indication of who or what MVLC account was ...
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Adding domain alias for already running account @ domains.live.com

I'm really having some problems to get straight answer from Microsoft Community: ...
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Excel cell formatting

I want to insert numbers in an Excel cell (ex. 01-00), but the formatting wants it to default to a date (ex. Jan-1). How do I delete this formating so I can enter simple numbers?
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How do I align a column of numbers by decimal point in microsoft excel when some of those numbers are negative?

Let's say I have a list of the following numbers: 0.02 -0.25 -0.04 -4.13 -1.12 5.24 -2.12 -11.36 40.61 -141.20 -1.82 -6.48 How would I align them in a column such that they are ...
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Excel_macro_pivot table_analyzing data

I have two problems with my data in Excel. I have this table, so for every day in the year I have got 24 values, that´s 365 columns. I need to write a macro, that transform the data vertically, ...
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How do I stop Excel from checking the validity of hyperlinks before it opens them?

If you open an Excel spreadsheet containing external hyperlinks, when you click the link, Excel will check that the link is valid (i.e. doesn't return a 404 error) before actually opening it in the ...
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Is there a program or way to monitor or record or track a remote desktop session?

I may be hiring some remote employees and would like a way to track that they are working when they say they are. Is there a way to track how and when someone connects via remote desktop to a ...
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Valid download link for Microsoft's Linguistic Information Sound Editing Tool?

Does anyone have a valid link to download Microsoft's Linguistic Information Sound Editing Tool? I don't want to use C|Net, Softpedia's download link for download.microsoft.com is broken, and I can't ...
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How do you use conditional formatting in Excel to format based on previous cell information?

I have a document that is created to monitor complaince. I would like to have the following rules: Highlight the cell if it meets a goal - I've figured this out and the formatting works. Highlight ...