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"Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine" when opening Office documents or browsing OneDrive or SharePoint Site

You need to uninstall the stand-alone Microsoft OneDrive for Business 2013 sync client. [Edit: As noted in the comments, this issue is caused by any version of the stand-alone sync client, not just ...
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Determining if a OneDrive file is synced locally via a terminal

I think it's possible to query size-on-disk, but that could be misleading if you happened upon a sparse file, or NTFS compressed file, or something else that's legitimately smaller on disk. Instead, ...
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Mount SharePoint Online (Office 365) in Linux

Connecting to Office365 Sharepoint (or 'OneDrive for Business') by WebDAV requires an existing authentication cookie. You can't log in with a username and password in your WebDAV client. On Windows ...
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"Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine" when opening Office documents or browsing OneDrive or SharePoint Site

You may also need to uninstall the stand alone version of OneNote 2013. Recently OneNote 2013 was made free, on a new Development Machine I had installed OneNote, however a few months later I ...
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Mount SharePoint Online (Office 365) in Linux

This works with the latest version of rclone which is 1.50 at the moment: https://rclone.org/downloads/ OneDrive for Business is basically sharepoint, it works by the rclone setup as described here: ...
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Mount SharePoint Online (Office 365) in Linux

It is indeed possible, but I don't have a smooth solution yet. I'm mounting SharePoint Drives with davfs2. For this to work you have to authenticate with a browser (by simply accessing your SharePoint ...
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Excel 2010 Crashes When Opening Files From Sharepoint (office 365)

We had the same issue, but we are all 2010 - Office and SP. We uninstalled KB3055034 and it solved the issue for us. The update deployed a new mso.dll file. If you check the Event Viewer, you ...
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Connect to Outlook button missing from Sharepoint

I ran to the same problem with Calendar (IE11, MS Office 2010). Setting Local intranet sites didn't help. But the MS support site referred by @Raystafarian contains simple and working solution for me:...
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Overwrote a file in Sharepoint 2013. How can I recover it?

Unless you had SharePoint versioning turned on or if someone has a local copy I'm afraid it's not possible to recover the file.
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Connect to Outlook button missing from Sharepoint

According to the MS support site this has to do with the security settings in IE11: 1.Open Internet Explorer 2.Click on Tools at the top and select Internet Options 3.Click the ...
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How can I make Firefox automatically fill a username/password form and submit it?

One solution would be to create a local HTML file with a copy of the login form and some additional javascript to automatically submit the form. Add the username and password to the form inputs, ex ...
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Why is sharepoint (onedrive) giving the error "Links to external workbooks are not supported and have been disabled" when there are no external links?

I was able to get rid of the error by checking out the file, editing IN EXCEL (and only changing the spelling in an arbitrary text cell), uploading, and checking back in. Bizarre, but issue solved.
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A fatal error occurred while creating an SSL client credential. The internal error state is 10013

What worked was to uninstall and reinstall Office.
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Mapped Drive Storage Size Matches my Windows Drive?

It's because WebDAV ("Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning") is used to create the drive mapped to the SharePoint URL. From Microsoft's KB2386902: WebDav mapped drive reports incorrect ...
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Sharepoint 365 teamsite - Ondrive for Business syncing - confusion with OneDrive app

I'm afraid you shouldn't get your hopes up for a positive answer. Microsoft seem very keen to draw customers in to using OneDrives (the SharePoint space that is). Presumably because once you have used ...
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"Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine" when opening Office documents or browsing OneDrive or SharePoint Site

My user had this issue because they had both Office 2013 ProPlus and Office 365 installed. We fixed it by uninstalling both Office 2013 and 365 and reinstalling Office 365.
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How to change the names of local folders synced from sharepoint with onedrive for business?

I did some research on this topic and managed to find out something about the ominous groove.exe. The names of the local onedrive folders are not held in the registry Renaming the Folders from within ...
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How to change the names of local folders synced from sharepoint with onedrive for business?

As you state in the issue description you can not change how the synced folder is named on your client. It is based on the SharePoint Title and the Document Library Title. To change it you have to ...
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How to handle excel formula references between workbooks kept on SharePoint?

Build the linked formulas while you have opened the workbook directly from SharePoint. This will cause the references to point to the workbook's URL on your SharePoint site. Obviously all users that ...
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Add a Yammer group functionality to an existing Office 365 group

I'm not using your environment, but the documentation seems clear enough on the procedure: Connect Yammer to your Office 365 identity Creating a new Yammer group will give it access to Office 365. ...
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Does filtering a table in Excel stored in SharePoint Online filter it for all the other people looking at the Sheet?

I use Excel 365, and there has been a recent fix for this. You now get the option to filter for everyone or just yourself. This is the same for files on Teams or SharePoint. Not everyone in my ...
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Windows 7 | Microsoft SharePoint has stopped working | WerFault.exe Related to this message

One possible cause for this error message is by an Outlook add-in. Here is how to disable it: Go to Outlook File > Options > Add-ins Choose "COM Add-ins" in the drop-down box at the ...
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Word Templates - how to make a document portable?

My recommendation is to put the workgroup templates masters in a shared network location. Then have the network login update a local workgroup templates folder that is in the same location on all ...
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Is there a risk of breaking a document by opening in word online

You are doing right. The two versions of Word do have differences as far as formatting is considered. Therefore a document formatted on the one version may look different on the other. This is because ...
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Is there a risk of breaking a document by opening in word online

Opening in Word Online will not cause damage. Editing may. Viewing and printing using Word online should cause no problems. Especially with automatic numbering, editing in the online version has been ...
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A fatal error occurred while creating an SSL client credential. The internal error state is 10013

The following solution was posted on the Microsoft IIS forum: According to the event log, the issue is related to Schannel. Please try the following steps: In Control Panel, click ...
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Windows Explorer cannot access SharePoint until web login occurs

The answer is you cannot, but you can get close. This is a well known problem that I have had to tackle for many years in my professional life, even with the most recent SharePoint revision within ...
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SharePoint calculated column to check if the cells of the row have value, if any of the cells have value then take up that value

You'd need to use nested IF statements: =IF(Column1="",IF(Column2="",IF(Column3="","",Column3),Column2),Column1)
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How to open windows explorer like Sharepoint does?

Good question, my research shows that it should be possible if you use file:// instead of http:// or https://. http://sharepointsite/doclibrary/ becomes file://sharepointsite/doclibrary/ The ...
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