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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 ...
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How to setup middle button action in IntelliPoint?

I have Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000 and it's Control Panel applet allows to setup: (1) left button, (2) right button, (3) wheel, (4) second left button (tiny one) and (5) second right button (tiny ...
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Mapping special function keys on a keyboard [duplicate]

I recently purchased a new Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 I want to change a few of the special keys in the keyboard such as the zoom and favorite buttons. Microsoft's default driver ...
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What Microsoft product is used to draw a Relational Database for MS SQL?

What Microsoft product is used to draw a Relational Database for MS SQL? For MySQL I have used MySQL Workbench what is similar for MS SQL?
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connecting zimbra desktop to exchange

I'm trying to setup Zimbra Desktop for one of our users here. No matter what I try it doesn't accept the username I put in. I've tried: domain\networkaccount fqdn\networkaccount networkaccount ...
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Multiple “If” answers in one cell

I am trying to make a fishing tournament spreadsheet.... I would like to perform in once cell that if their position was first, they get 100 points. if their position is second, they get 90 points, ...
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Macro to Move Columns Based on Header Criteria MS Excel

I'm starting a new position in 8 days and I'm quite new to visual basic. I was able to job shadow a current employee and in 1 of the reports, the individual was sifting through 100 or so columns ...
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how can I select the drop down fill-in text with keyboard (excel2008)

I have a spreadsheet of files and when I need to insert new filenames excel very handily produces a drop down list of similar entries. Pressing enter autofills but then I have to click the cell to add ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Reinstall, Pen Input No Longer Works

Earlier today I upgraded to Office 13, found it was VERY problematic, so I uninstalled in and reinstalled office 2010. Now, in OneNote, Word, PowerPoint, etc... I can no longer use pen input with my ...
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Where is the “Experience” Tab on Remote Desktop Connection for Mac

I am working on an EC2 instance through RDC (Server 2008 R2 SP1). In many places, I hear the "Experience Tab" referred to. Here's my question: Where is the Experience tab or the equivalent thereof in ...
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Creating meetings on outlook without it saving in your calendar

How do you create a meeting in outlook without it going into your calendar when your just doing it on behalf of someone else? Thanks
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Windows 8 upgrade on multiple PCs

I bought windows 8 upgrade from microsoft, and i found on this page that: Offer valid from October 26, 2012 until January 31, 2013 and is for individuals and small businesses needing to upgrade ...
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Can I get the properties of the color of a Microsoft Excel cell in numbers/text?

I want to count the yellow, red and white (no color) cells in a column (range) within a Microsoft Excell sheet. The colors are equal (i.e. only one RGB value of yellow is used, not light/dark yellow ...
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How to install multiple Microsoft applications without conflicts

                  For all the IT students, self-teachers, and new professionals Situation: The days of ...
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Server: Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0 running on port 10234 on my Windows 7 pc?

I've recently set up a home server and spent some time working on the security. One of the tools I've been using nmap which I pointed at my Windows 7 desktop. It showed an unknown service on port ...
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Outlook Mail not sending the entire email

I'm using Outlook service from the Chrome Web Browser. I'm having a Hotmail ID btw. I don't think that my account is sending Mails in full because when I checked in the "Sent" folder only the first ...
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WLM, error 8e5e0211 [closed]

I know this isn't really a question worth putting on here, but does anybody know what could cause this error, the microsoft gurus say it's just the contacts log is corrupt and to delete and and let ...
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New document opens in a very small size, not full screen

When I open a new Word 2010 document it opens in a very small size, not full screen. I cannot get it to the full size so I can't read the font that I am typing as it is so small. I have tried ...
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Where can I download Windows 7 x64 Polish ISOs?

I've recently bought an SSD drive and I want to reinstall Windows 7, but my notebook (ASUS K73SV) didn't come with a Windows 7 DVD, but a recovery partition on HDD. It's okay, but it comes with too ...
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My Microsoft Trackball mouse back/forward buttons no longer work

Just recently - I believe yesterday or today - my Microsoft Trackball Optical mouse - back and forward buttons (the ones on the side) - no longer work. I have Win7 64bit and it's been working fine. ...
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Streets and Trips - Data Import Wizard - Use address instead of long/lat

Is there a way to ether force streets and trip to always pin by address even if long/lat data is present, or to have streets and trips pin by address for rows that are missing long/lat data? We ...
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MS Outlook Cannot Drag & Drop Files

This isn't a programming question, but I wasn't sure of a better place within stackexchange to put it: Sometimes MS Outlook will freeze when using the app, such that you cannot drag & drop ...