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Windows 10 Free Upgrade - What happens to Windows 7/8?

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 away for free to Windows 7/8/8.1 users. If one reserves Windows 10 with the new notification in the tray area, what will happen to their Windows 7/8/8.1 license? Are ...
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MS Word: Unable to change roman numerals in footer from upper case to lower case

I have a footer that was originally formatting page numbers as i, ii, iii, etc. but now only shows I, II, III, and so on. When I open the "Format Page Numbers" window, it shows that the lower case ...
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MS Exchange — How to send authenticated email as same email for public folder

Is it possible to create an authenticated MSExchange user that can send email on behalf of any other user in the system (public folder emails as well) without configuring it on a user-alias basis? If ...
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UCWA return different presence under different logins

I use UCWA in my project to get presence information from Lync (Skype for business). The problem is, when i use one login to get access to UCWA, I get all the presence info I get when a using Lync ...
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Word 2013 freezes on saving

Word 2013 freezes when I try to save a file. I am installing all of the updates from Windows update and running office install again and selecting "repair it", but I still have problems when I want ...
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How can the content of multiple cells be copied to a single cell? [on hold]

I need to copy content of cells from immediate left but not a range, but selected cells into a single cell. The cells will either have a normal number or a currency figure. How can I do this? I ...
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microsoft system center endpoint protection doesn't run when logged out

I have a stand-alone version of Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection installed on the Windows 7 machines in my shop. On at least one machine, SCEP does not do its scan when the machine is not ...
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Getting page numbers on every page where I've turned off the header

i have formatted a very long text into multiple sections such that odd and even pages have different headers, and the first page of each section has a blank header. Now I want to add page numbers that ...
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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 do I get a Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 joystick to work on Windows 8?

When I plug it in, Windows 8 doesn't recognize the Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 joystick as being plugged in at all and it doesn't work.
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Exchange 2013 : EAC, OWA Error: we can't get that information right now.

I am trying to upgrade my (small, ie 50 mailboxes) existing environment (Exchange 2010 SP3 running on Win28k, two DCs) to Exchange 2013. So I fired up a brand new Windows Server 2012R2, installed ...
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Excel Macro Hyperlink.Add Errors

I'm relatively new to VBA code within Excel, so please forgive me if the answer is simple (I expect it usually is). I'm using Excel 2010, for reference. I'm trying to accomplish the following, with ...
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Unable to edit fields in Ms Project 2010

I am unable to put in actual hours for certain tasks in Ms Project 2010. The option to put in actual hours is greyed out. How can I put in actuals for such tasks?
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Auto Extracting Data from Excel file on Onedrive

Our team is using One Drive for file sharing. What we wanted to do is to be able to Auto Extract data from 1 excel file on OneDrive to another excel file to be saved on another OneDrive ...
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Microsoft office [closed]

I am not even sure if this is possible, but here goes - if I were to scan a barcode with a wifi hand held scanner (for example a serial number of a piece of equipment), could this automatically ...
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Window's 7 won't install any new hardware. ex. new usb? [closed]

I don't know what happened, (It might be after the latest windows update, thought I'm not sure) but windows won't recognize any usb that weren't previously installed. Also, (I'm not sure whether this ...
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Dell venue 8 pro and Microsoft wireless display adapter will no longer mirror the displays

I have a Dell Venue 8 Pro and a Microsoft wireless display adapter. The adapter worked fine and I can mirror the display. After my Dell Venue 8 Pro was reset and I reconnected it, it now only wants to ...
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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 -4.13 5.24 -11.36 40.61 -141.20 How would I align them in a column such that they are left-justified in the cell but the decimal points ...
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How can I audit performance while screen is asleep to troubleshoot audio issues?

I am having issues with my audio being choppy when my laptop's screen goes to sleep. Specifically, I want a log of the following: Applications' resource usage Any resource spikes Any ...
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Increasing all levels in a list by 1 in a word document

I have a word document which has been divided into different parts using a multilevel list. The thing is that I need to copy the whole doc into another higher level document. So is there a way to ...
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How can I change the default location/action of 'Open Outlook Data File' in Outlook 2010?

I have recently deployed a Remote Desktop Host server that functions as a remote Microsoft Office 2010 work space for users. In part of the locking down of this server I have installed all programs on ...
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Saving drawing in separate pieces

I have a Visio file (that I am able to edit it) that looks like this: I want to cut it in separate pieces(A4 pages). I know, that there is a way to select piece that you want to save, and then ...
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Is there a way to replace all first paragraphs after a page break with that same content but in bold?

Basically what is said in the title: I've got a very long document with no formatting and lots and lots of page breaks and I would like to format the first paragraph after each page break in bold. ...
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Moving my store bought Windows 8 Pro license off of old laptop to new laptop. Clean install both times

I have installed Windows 8 Pro onto laptop 1 from a CD purchased at a store. I entered the CD key on Laptop 1. Now laptop1 is out of commission, and I want to move my Windows 8 Pro license from dead ...
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Does the Edge web-browser by Microsoft run on multiple platforms (i.e. Linux, Mac, Windows)?

Does the Edge web-browser by Microsoft run on multiple platforms (i.e. Linux, Mac, Windows)? (Is Edge cross-platform?)
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Bluetooth keyboard using a Surface Pro 3

I recently purchased a surface pro 3. I did not however opt for the touch cover; instead I use a regular travel bluetooth keyboard. It works well, but the behavior is not optimal: even when it is ...
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Automatically Updating a cell in Excel from another sheet's data, based on another cell's value

So, I have setup a drop down menu with a list of names in A1. What I want to happen, is have the Data in F34 change based on what A1 is reading. I want to have F34 update with data from another sheet. ...
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how to separate long text data of cell into two columns

I have Name and Address two details in one cell: NKG JAYANTI COFFEE PVT. LTD. 501 QUEENS CORNER, "A" 3 QUEENS ROAD, BANGALORE -560 001.KARNATAKA STATE. ALLANASONS LIMITED, CHANCO RESIDENCY NO.1/2 ...
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Visual Studio Code on Linux 32-bits

So, Microsoft launched the Visual Studio Code versions for Linux and Mac too (which is awesome for orders of magnitude) but de documentation is a little poor. I downloaded the Linux version (which 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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windows 8.1 can't remove existing paired bluetooth device nor connect new one

I have a surface pro 3 with windows 8.1 and currently installed microsoft sculpt touch mouse and creative inspire 2 sound system. I have bought a new bluetooth microsoft sculpt mobile keyboard. The ...
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Accidentally created a Microsoft account for Windows 8 - now are settings gone

I'm new to Windows 8 and used my laptop without a "Microsoft account". A few hours ago I setup the Microsoft Mail programm and now my .hotmail.com email address and password is the one to login to my ...
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Batch Print multiples PDF on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Im using Windows 8.1 and have multiple PDF files that i want to print. At the moment the only way i know to print those PDF files is by opening the file with the default Windows 8 PDF reader and then ...
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Why is this MSKB article not viewable on some systems?

Once in a great while, I get a real head-scratcher. The following link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945011 does not work as expected on some systems, but does on others. On some systems, it ...
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Markdown to MS Word - Retain Heading tags

I want to be able to write in Markdown and convert to Microsoft Word and have Word recognise the H1 in Markdown as Heading 1, body font as body font etc. I would usually avoid Word but this is a ...
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Opening Office Binder OBD file in Mac OS X or Linux

I have an old .OBD file (Office Binder). How can I open it in my Mac OS X or Linux?
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Can't see shared folder in OneDrive app on Windows 8.1

I have windows 8.1. My friend shared with me a folder on OneDrive and gave me permission to edit. I can see shared folder online, but I'm not able to see it in my OneDerive app. Would you mind ...
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Onedrive: How can I save a shared folder to my drive?

I received an URL of a shared onedrive folder, I want to save that folder to my one drive account. But I can't see how this can be done. Can anyone give me any idea how this can be done? Other cloud ...
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Can the kinect 2 be used in linux?

I know there are open source implementations available to program Kinect version 1 applications in linux, can Kinect version 2 be used in these as well. or are there any other methods to use kinect v2 ...
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OneNote 2013 is not showing math equations. The variables show up as boxes

So I have installed OneNote 2013 and the Mathematics add-on for OneNote and Word. Yet when I try to install an equation in OneNote (alt + +) and type in any variables all that I get is a box, implying ...
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Reducing size of MIcrosoft Word file

I have read every "help" source I can find so far and not found an answer to my question. I have created a word document which is a template for a book - it is not saved as a .dotx file, just a ...
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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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Copying data from an entire column in excel worksheet into another worksheet minus blank cells

Instead of using a copy and paste function is there a way to lookup data in an entire Column rather than an individual cell in one spreadsheet and list it in another ( minus the blank cells )so it ...
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How do I get rid off Babylon's text suggestions in Microsoft Word 2013?

I have tried all the suggestions and none of them seem to work - eg: C:\Program Files\Babylon\Babylon-Pro\Utils and it wont let me remove it from Word Options\Add ins. It is really annoying and ...
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Username is just email on Windows

When I created my account on my computer, I chose to link it to my Microsoft account. My username (user directory name, other stuff too) is #####_000 where ##### is the first five letters of my email ...
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Microsoft OneNote files in the future

I'm holding information on Microsoft OneNote files that i pretend to use later on, even like 30-40 years in the future. I will be always backing up those files, and i will go keeping them on ...
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Microsoft PKI + Samba AD

Have you ever tried to build Samba as Active directory domain controller in order to install Active Directory Certificate Services? The purpose is to have an enterprise ca with samba ad instead of ...
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Microsoft surface windows 8, expiration date?

I've got a Microsoft surface with windows 8 but when I entered system info it said that windows key will be expired in five months! How that possible? Does it mean that my windows is pirated?
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Microsoft mouse makes an additional jump scroll after scrolling

When I do some scrolling with the middle button, often the page suddenly makes another jump and scrolls down after a short delay. This is very annoying if you just fixated on a sentence and the page ...
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Is Visual Studio 2013 Community actually free?

I asked this question on the MSDN forums, but I suspect I'll get a quicker answer here. I'm a developer working alone. When I discovered VS Community, the website makes it look free for 1-5 ...