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Can I use Office 365 Business Premium at home for personal use?

Basic Question I want to know if there is anything preventing me from using the one of the business plans for personal use. The important part is I want to find an official Microsoft webpage or ...
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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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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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Microsoft Word automatically password-protecting documents

I have a very weird issue I'm working on. We have some Microsoft Word documents that will randomly apply a password to it when saved. It doesn't happen all the time and I can't pinpoint if there's a ...
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DaRT 7.0 doesn't see my Windows installation

I created bootable CD for Microsoft DaRT 7.0. And when I boot, it doesn't see my Windows 7 32bit Ultimate installation. What can I do?
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How to run VS2010 Express and VS2010 Ultimate from MSDNAA on one machine?

Is there any possibility to run two different editions of Visual Studio 2010 on one Windows 7 installation? I have a MSDNAA version of VS2010 Ultimate, but need VS2010 Express for work. I am using ...
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Access 2010. Create list of checkboxes (automatically) for separate values, not multivalue

I'm trying to create a form whereby I can add multiple values to a table. I want to select the values using a list of check boxes, but there are a lot of values- is there anyway to automatically ...
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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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Using Microsoft Virtual WiFi to connect to 2nd network

I have read up a bit on the Microsoft Virtual WiFi feature in Windows 7, and am confused as to its capablities. Does this allow me to connect to two networks using a single physical wireless adapter? ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Syntax For Searching the Microsoft Update Catalog

Microsoft allows download of Windows Updates, drivers and other upgrades from the Microsoft Update Catalog: http://catalog.update.microsoft.com . Unfortunately there seems to be no search syntax ...
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How to copy Winodws 8.1 updates files from one pc to another?

I just installed Windows 8.1 through the app store in my windows 8 machine. I have another machine that needs to be updated. I can't get the iso because im a single language user. How to move the 8.1 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Set exact location on page to enter text In Word 2010

In Microsoft Word 2010 how can I set the exact spot on a page to type a character or begin text? WordPerfect had codes to Advance to Position: x.xx" and Advance to Line: x.xx" I need to fill out a ...
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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 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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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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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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How can I configure Microsoft SCOM to read SNMP traps

I have one tool which sends SNMP traps on critical events, can I configure SCOM to receive those traps. Is there any mechanism in SCOM- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_Center_Operations_Manager ...
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Outlook Error for users who upgraded to Outlook 2010 from 2003/2007 (PC)

There are several users I support who have upgraded to Microsoft Outlook 2010 from Outlook 2003/2007 who recieve this error, "You are not responding to the latest message in this conversation", when ...
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Windows 7 won't wake when opening lid

I've got a Samsung Series 5 laptop running Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium, fully patched. It used to wake up from sleep by opening the lid, when I would put it to sleep by closing the lid. Unfortunately ...
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Clipboard does not paste correct hyperlink on outlook 2007

last week this problem is not showing however today when i paste a copied a hyperlinked text on outlook, it won't appear correctly. i changed every settings to default and to no avail. i don't have ...
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Install microsoft Java VM on Windows 7 + IE8

I cannot install Microsoft Java VM on Windows 7 and IE8. File xmldso.cab is blocked because it does not have valid digital signature to verify its distributor. Can you use something like group ...
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When trying to link word document to excel, system hangs

I'm trying to build an excel document that pulls in images and word documents into it from other files. Sometimes when I use the insert -> object function it works right, but other times it strangely ...
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How do I get Word 2010 to ignore background fill colours for tables whilst using Windows High Contrast mode

I need to use Windows 7 in High Contrast mode (black background and light-grey text). Word 2010 nicely conforms to this colour setting in most respects, changing the document colours automatically to ...
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How to switch to web (publication) mode in microsoft publisher

I opened a .pub document. However, it doesn't display publication mode and the top, and I can't add HTML fragments. How can I switch to web mode?
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How can I change the default font size that is set on charts in a PowerPoint template?

As the title says I'm interested in knowing how I can change the default font size that is set on charts in a specific PowerPoint template. I'm not interested in using chart-templates for this, since ...
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How can I mirror a SharePoint 2007 site?

How does one go about mirroring a SharePoint 2007 site? The mirror doesn't need to be nice and pretty; it just needs to be presentable and readable. Also, I need all the shared documents to be copied ...
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How do I email MS Project calendar items to people with Thunderbird email clients?

How do I send a .ICS or .VCS vCard Outlook/Project calendar file items in a format that all email clients understand? I don't want a .VCS attachment to show up in a Thunderbird Email client ...
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Microsoft Document Imaging

I have to pull many reports from many different pieces of software and combine them all into one format. Every one of these programs outputs to an MDI file, which is Microsoft Document Imaging. What ...
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Microsoft BlueTrack technology on cotton surfaces

I have recently acquired a Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. It has a Microsoft BlueTrack technology for motion detection. Microsoft claims that it should work on practically any surface. Well, when I use ...
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Microsoft CRM - User cannot track emails with attachments

One of our customer, is having a weird issue. He has problems when he tracks sent emails with attachments, so at first i though that it is related to the limit that he has on his CRM environment, ...
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Chance for Windows 8.1 Pro on SBS 2011 Windows Deployment Service

we using the Windows Deployment Service on a Small Business Server 2011 for W7 and sometimes Vista. Now we wanna add Windows 8 and 8.1 to the List, but everytime we do there is an error that wich say ...
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Constant login issue with Visual studio

I dont know if I am the only one, but I almost daily see this login dialog when I use visual studio even though I click "remember my login" I see it both on my work and at home on my laptop, and ...
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Microsoft Excel 2013 Formatting When Importing Data

I am importing data from Quickbooks into an Excel 2013 spreadsheet and this will take place on a weekly basis with updated information being added to this report. The report is an Open Estimates ...
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Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic keyboard and mouse - continuous typing of a single letter

Has anyone else had this problem. Sometimes it starts typing a line of text by itself - just a single letter (eg: j, h c) that goes on and on, even when I'm not touching the keyboard or mouse. I have ...
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Fix pairing issues with Bluetooth mouse between home, work computers

My Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 works great with my MacBook Air at home, and I take my mouse to work as well to use with my corporate MacBook Pro. The only trouble is that I have to ...
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Is it true that Microsoft OneDrive and OneNote cannot pass through VPN?

I had spent many days ping pong with the MS technical support for synchronization problems. While they have solved the basic synching, there is still one thing I am unhappy with. These Microsoft ...
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Using custom URL scheme for Microsoft OAuth app authentication

I'm trying to set up an application in Microsoft's Developer Center and configure its API settings so that it works with OAuth 2.0. I created the app and entered its basic info, got the client ID and ...
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Microsoft IME not working, disappearing

I need to be able to switch between Japanese, English, and Spanish. My problem is when I start my computer it'll work for a while and then stop working. I can switch to the other languages but they ...