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If Statement between 2 worksheets

On Sheet two titled "Talents" cell b5 I need an if statement that does the following: if cell b5 on sheet 1 titled coremembers has an x in the cell then cell b5 on sheet 2 titled talents is equal to ...
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How to recover partially deleted text in Word file

I have deleted part of the text of a Word file by mistake. That was 10 days back. How can I recover the deleted text? I have tried Recuva software.
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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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Outlook desktop alert “Always on the Top”?

I'm using VMware on full screen to control a virtual computer most of the time. When I get a message in outlook on the VM, the desktop alert hides below the VMware window and I'm missing a lot of ...
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how can I sum hours in excel

I have a sheet with names, that appear up to 20-30 times in the column. Every name has in another column a time related, meaning work hours. I want to sum those hours, for every name particularly. SO ...
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more instances of MS ACCESS 2003

Please, Could somebody explain to me how to run more instances of MS ACCESS 2003 on the same machine, at the same time.Possible? Thanks
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Volume Licensing - MAK key [on hold]

Can I use same MAK key for Server 2012 R2, Office 2013, and Windows 8.1 or I need to buy appropriate number of three different types of keys?
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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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Skype shows online status even when I changed password and loged out

I suspected my account may have been signed in elsewhere, so I changed my password to force sign out, but nothing improved; my status still appears online to my contacts. Please Help me. Thanks,
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Microsoft Equation 3.0 with Word 2013

I am having a weird issue with 2 of my workstations here. Both workstations are fairly new running Windows 7 Professional 64bit and Office 2013. When I attempt to edit a equation from Word 2013, 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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how to set up a proxy server in windows server 2012?

I have installed windows server 2012 data center edition at my server. I need to run a proxy server to filter and shape all the outgoing traffic from my server. I know that Microsoft FF TMG do that at ...
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Copying contacts from one folder to another (outlook 2010)

I want to be able to copy my contacts (about 5000 of them) from my suggested contacts folder in outlook and paste them into another folder. Every time I select all 5000 contacts, outlook freezes for ...
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In Access, how can I reset the AutoNumber field as new data is deleted/appended? [duplicate]

Essentially what I have is a temporary table which logs data through an append query. This table is used to store consecutive strings of data, that will be exported to a .csv eventually. What I'm ...
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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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Adding additional locations to Office 2013 save “Places”

When saving a document in Office, you are given the option of saving locally or to your SkyDrive account. Presumably, it's possible to add additional locations to this menu (Dropbox, etc.). Is ...
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how to use 1 microsoft account without two different (keyboard layout) laptops

i have 2 laptops one has the United Kingdom Layout and other has the United States keyboard layout , the problem is since i upgraded to windows 8.1 and logged in with Microsoft account the settings ...
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Embedding an Excel spreadsheet into Word 2010

I tried to embed an Excel spreadsheet into a Word document (Microsoft Office 2010) but the spreadsheet does not appear in the document where I have placed the cursor/where I want it to be. What am ...
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Wifi button disappeared in Windows 8.1

I got a new computer. I had no issues with it connecting it to my wireless network out of the box. I joined the notebook to my domain at home, and the on/off switch for wifi is gone. When I remove the ...
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I want a shortcut in Excel to cells I have Hyperlinked

I've built a Series of Cells which wnen concateneted = HyperLink to a remote server. Excel Wk Sheet 2010 (File name changes Daily with date function or Date User inputs) On the same Sheet I want to ...
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How do I merge data from other excel files to one master excel worksheet?

I have an uniform ID system throughout all the files, except with multiple entries and differing data named columns. I would like to create a master excel sheet with specific data columns from each ...
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Where to download official windows XP? [duplicate]

After some searches i found a download link from Microsoft After i downloaded it, it wont boot! i did some researches i found that that ISO was an update if you have sp2 or sp1 it will update it to ...
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Why do all web-based UI open in the default browser instead of inside the window?

Some Background All UIs that use HTML are displayed on the default browser instead of inside the window. I noticed this problem after trying to make a simple browser window and posted a question on ...
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Removing Microsoft .NET framework service packs [duplicate]

I have a couple of Microsoft .NET Framework service packs on a Windows XP installation on a VM with very limited unused drive space. These are listed in the Control Panel's Add or Remove Programs ...
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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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What microsoft.net version should i install after formating windows 7?

I just formated my windows 7 and i have problem with microsoft.net because i moved the files from windows.old/microsoft.net to the new windows folder and it didn't work i also downloaded m.net v4.5 ...
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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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Sorting a list in Word/Excel

i have a list in word with over 600 words, like this; name1, name2, name with space, name3 ++ I want to sort them out with 10 and 10 on a line, like this: name 1, name 2, name 3, name 4, name 5, ...
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.Net 4.5 Errors after upgrade from Vista SP2 64bit to Windows 7 RTM, SP1 won't install

I recently upgraded from Vista 64bit SP2 Professional to Windows 7 64bit Professional. Most everything went smoothly, however after the update, any time I try to use an application that uses .Net 4 ...
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How do I make Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse middle-click on single touch?

I've just got my Arc Touch Mouse. It has a touch panel instead of the wheel. By default you can scroll by swiping your finger on the touch panel. Tapping ends of the panel sends Page Up and Page Down ...
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Excel column locking

How do you lock individual columns in Excel? I can lock an entire row but not indiviual columns. There must be a way to lock individual rows, but I cannot figure out how. Please advise.
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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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Make datatip showup in MapPoint

I got MapPoint cause I need to handle multiple selections (users) from 500 -> 20.000 users I wanna show them off in different charts and print it.. that seems to be possible. I can make heat maps, ...
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How to search comma separated tags in Excel and get results in a column. [duplicate]

I'm trying to tag items in a spreadsheet, and search through them, in a similar way to Nusantara How to Label / Tag Items in a Spreadsheet I've followed Excellll's brilliant advice and managed to get ...
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turn off sort on a group of files in a folder

How can I turn off the sort function on a group of files (pictures) within a folder? My goal is to arrange a large number of pictures from a number of people (different file names) into a list that I ...
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Resume Download support for MSDN subscription

I have subscribed for MSDN Ultimate subscription recently. The problem is when I try to download any large software from there (Such as VS 2013 Ultimate), it takes a lot of time and it doesn't support ...
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vgaSave “Legacy driver” preventing hibernation

My PC cannot enable sleep/hibernation mode because of VGA Save driver. I think understand that this is a backup driver to provide video, how do I circumvent it? I have (or at least had,) Nvidia ...
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CSV to map/card [closed]

I have a CSV file with 500 users in it, with adresses, age etc. I would love to have some graphic on that, importing this csv file into some sort of map program, then display it. I have found ...
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pasting and automatically replace paragraph spaces with line spaces

I'm interested in saving time copy-pasting. I copy paste from websites, articles, newspapers, etc, which have different formatting. When I paste it into my word doc, it typically comes up messy ...
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Pivot Table Charts excel 2010

I have a selection of data that shows scores for a group by score 1-10 is it possible to create two charts in one, one that shows the value of the scores in a bar chart and the 2nd that shows 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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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 to make Batch file to give a message when exiting?

Code: @echo off start /wait /b echo hi > message.txt pause exit When you click the batch and type exit, you the message saved. My problem is, if you exit by click " X " button, then no message ...
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Will the Microsoft SQL transaction log by default be enabled during install?

I was asked this question in an interview? Does it depend on version of the server or is it always same (enabled or disabled by default)?
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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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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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Is Windows Kinect a different hardware from Xbox Kinect?

I couldn't tell from the official site whether Windows Kinect is just an SDK, or another hardware piece that works only with Windows.
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Spacing Issue with Microsoft Equation Editor in Word 2010

I'm using Microsoft Equation Editor for an equation, say: X=A/B The numerator has the phrase "Consideration amount from Report". When I click outside the equation after typing, the word ...
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How can someone get my CLSID?

I just got a call from a guy telling me he was Microsoft IT support. He told me to go to a suspicious website and download an executable there. Totally did not give him the satisfaction and trolled ...
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VBA change Script on multiple tables

Via this forum I found a way to refresh autofilters in a table automatically after the data in a excel worksheet has changed, using this VBA script: Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As ...