A productivity suite from Microsoft, for which about every 3 years a new major release becomes available, like in 2003, 2007, 20010, and 2013. It can only be run on Windows computers.

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How to disable/hide Office13 activation-wizard? [closed]

Is it possible to disable or hide the activation-wizard on start during the trial time (30 days)?
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KMS activation without DNS

I'm loading a small sized isolated lab with Windows 7 and Office 2013. There are enough hosts to use KMS. In addition the lab does not have DNS as a service available, every host will use a static ...
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I have a corrupted MS Access database [closed]

I have a corrupted MS Access database. I am not able to open it anymore. However it contains important data. What can I do to recover the data?
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This Operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer, Please contact your administrator [migrated]

One of the user's who has admin rights on their machine is getting the error message "This Operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer, Please contact your ...
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Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 install fails

Even though the Win7 desktop system does have 2013 products (Visio and Lync), trying to install Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 fails with: Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 ...
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File Lock on Windows Server

I have a shared excel file stored on a server that continually results in "This file is locked by "another user". Do you want to open as read-only?". This is on a Windows 2003 R2 Server and has had ...
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Outlook 2013 (connected to imap accounts) with mandatory profiles on Server 2012R2 RDS

Windows 2012R2 RDS and Outlook 2013. Mandatory Profiles with folder redirection to users Homefolders. Anyone have any ideas on using outlook (connected to imap mail accounts) with mandatory ...
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Office 2013 Slow to Open/Save with Folder Redirection

We recently deployed folder redirection for a few individuals in the office. We are using a DFS Namespace share on a Server 2012r2 VM. We are redirecting Desktop and My Documents only. Clients are ...
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KMS for Office 2013 defaults to old server - DNS is fine

I have a strange problem with a Server 2012 R2 KMS Server which has been migrated from a 2008 R2 Server - and by migrated I mean removed, and followed all instructions found here: ...
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How do i point emails to Office 365 and Exchange at the same time?

in the near future i will be moving a company that we support to office 365. They are currently on Exchange 2003. I will be saving each users emails to pst from their current mailboxes, then adding ...
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Exchange 2010 to Office 365 Migration

We're looking to migrate all of our mailboxes etc onto Office 365 from Exchange 2010. We aim to still primarily use our local Exchange 2010 setup however, the office 365 setup will act as a 'live ...
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Exchange contacts are missing in OWA

I'm working for an IT department at a university. I've got a user who's using Outlook 2011 on a Mac, and OWA. She has more than 700 contacts in her Outlook contacts (not under "On My Mac" or in ...
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What scenarios would prevent users from accessing Office 365 products? [duplicate]

We are looking at deploying the latest version of Office but are having difficulty deciding between Office 365 or Office 2013 volume license. I understand the cost benefits of 365 (and I actually like ...
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Office for Mac hyperlinks that redirect to HTTPS fail to load with “Unable to open. Cannot locate the Internet server or proxy server.”

Our users are trying to embed links to our site http://www.newsfixed.com/ in Word documents, and they are failing. Word for Mac seems to be very sensitive to server configuration and sometimes fails ...
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Where to find Microsoft Word 2013 when connected via RDP to a Windows Server 2012 Server

I am running Windows Server 2012 on a virtual machine. I am connecting to the virtual machine using the "Remote Desktop" connection. For my work, I have installed Microsoft Office Professional Plus ...
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Opening a recently modified word file on server 2008 opens previously unmodified file

I have Windows Server 2008 serving as domain controller and file server. The file we mainly work on are MS office 2007 files. The problem I'm having is that sometimes, when 'User A' modifies a word ...
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Office Document Corruption

So today I have had a very strange issue. I have a number of office(.doc .docx .xls .xlsx) files become corrupt over night. The majority of these files seem to be on a specific file server, but I ...
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How can I disable Office 2007 online help function using GPOs?

As the title says: How can I disable the online help function in Office 2007 using a group policy? I just can't find a relevant setting within the administrative templates.
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Server 2008 Terminal Server + Outlook 2007. I need to change the default font used in Outlook

Server 2008 used as terminal server with Office 2007 installed. I've been asked to deploy a GPO to make the default font used Veranda 11 for all Office Suite applications. I've been doing some ...
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Is an ms-sql/excel connection two way?

When I connect to an external data source on my MS-SQL server using Excel, is it solely an import, or can I edit the data residing on the MS-SQL server right from Excel? I have a user (the DBA, funny ...
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Server Fileshare Office Documents Read Only until Closing and Reopening

Have a customer that has a strange issue with Microsoft Office Documents on their file server. It does not happen every time they open an office file but it is pretty consistent. They get a read only ...
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Does Office 365 Exchange Cached Mode Require C drive space equal to entire mailbox size?

Here is the scenario: User (me) has Office 365 Exchange (P plan). User has 10GB of mailbox data. User has desktop, laptop, and Surface Pro. User wants full access to entire Exchange repository on ...
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Office 365 E3 with Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE)

I have a client who wants to move to Office 365. They are currently running on a trial of Office 365 E3 plan. My staff are now also using Office 365 E3 via the internal use licenses provided as part ...
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What is the proper way to change the product key for Office 2010 Professional Plus?

I am trying to clone a VM. I've done sysprep successfully and all is well with my new box, except Office 2010 Professional Plus product key did not get wiped by sysprep (not too surprising), and I am ...
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Office 2013 and Microsoft Exchange [closed]

With Office 365, can small companies avoid purchasing the mail server and the expensive Microsoft Exchange license? Will speed between the two solutions be comparable? Thanks. EDIT: I changed the ...
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How do I import ADMX files for Microsoft Office 2013?

There is no ADM file (policy template) that I can find for MS Office 2013 so I can't figure out how to get the ADMX files imported to create GPOs. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Can MS Office Protected View be Disabled via GPO?

I'd like to disable the Protected View MS Office files open in when opening files from email and other non-local places. We have a mixture of Office 20007, 2010, and 2013 in place so if these are ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 running MS Office 2010 - UAC Prompts

I've got a single terminal server with Office 2010 installed on it with the appropriate license installed. Anytime a new user attempts to use Office for the first time, they are prompted with the ...
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Installing 32-bit Access 2007 on a Terminal Server that already has 64-bit Office 2010 installed on it?

The users at my organization connect to a Terminal Server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. They use Outlook 2010 on their profiles when they log in, and for this reason 64-bit Office 2010 ...
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Activating MS Office 2013 Standard via KMS running on the same server

Given: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 64-bit, all the latest security updates applied. KMS service set up and running, all the recommended updates applied (to handle possible activation ...
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Is there an Office 2010 registry key to turn on spellcheck by default?

I'm trying to figure out how to turn on spell check for all users automatically. I'm hoping for a registry edit as I'm going to be making a win7x64 image with office 2010 pre installed and I don't ...
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Clonezilla and multiple Activation for Office 2010

We have a large desktop deployment (approximately 2000 PCs) coming and I'm in charge in structuring the best possible manner to have the PCs installed and staged before them out to multiple ...
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Office 2010 OCT Outlook Filepaths

I'm playing around with customizing Office 2010 installs on my network, normally I just do a full manual install, but as the environment grows and the lazier I get its becoming a pain to do it ...
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Deploying Office 2013 via GPO

Looking at potential ways to deploy Office 2013 via GPO. First and most obvious way is to run a startup script which calls the Office 2013 setup.exe. Problem here is what happens after it is ...
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Can Office365 (Enterprise) sync from a remote LDAP server?

I am looking in to the details of a migration to Office365 - primarily for the use of hosted Outlook capability. I see that the Enterprise plans have "Active Directory Sync", but details seem scarce. ...
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Parallel installation of Office 2003 and Outlook 2010

we have a customer who is not willing to move from Office 2003 to Office 2010 but he now wants to use Office 365. As you know is Office 365 not compatible with Outlook 2003. Now he asked me if it's ...
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Any way to overwrite (not merge) Outlook contacts when importing from a file?

I'm trying to create a contact list for Outlook 2010 that will contain contact information for every person in my company. I intend on keeping the list current, which means I will be manually adding ...
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Make Programs and Features 'Change' button prompt for authentication

I am looking for a way to have the 'Change' button in Programs and Features pop a UAC authentication dialog such as when installing an application for the first time. Currently, we don't deploy ...
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How can I remotely/administratively confirm if an Outlook add-in is deployed and enabled on user systems?

I have an Outlook COM add-in / Exchange Client Extension that is installed on user desktops. Occasionally over-zealous security measures on Office can disable this add-in. Is there a way I can ...
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HTTP 400: No Host matches server name for MS Office files on Apache Server

Background We just migrated our website to a new server. Both the old and the new servers run/ran CentOS 5.5 and Apache 1.3.33. However, after the migration we have not been able to download any ...
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Office 2010 documents via Windows 7 symlinks on network share very slow in comparison to network path access

Client: Windows 7 Premium, Office 2010 Pro Plus, both fully patched. Server: Samba 3.5.10 on CentOS6 (SELinux enabled), Shadow copies enabled. Link speed: 1MBps. As Windows 7 doesn't like me to use ...
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Outlook 2003 crashes when opening certain emails

Outlook crashes on certain emails We are using Outlook 2003 with an exchange server. One users Outlook keeps on crashing when certain email comes in but it is not just off one person. I have ran a ...
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Can a SharePoint 2010 server with Office Web Apps interoperate with our SharePoint 2007 farm?

My company isn't ready to migrate SP2007 to SP2010 yet (don't ask). But we need to get Office Web Apps working for some users. Is this at all possible without migrating the whole farm? e.g. can ...
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Staged migration exchange 2003 to office 365

I have been tasked with migrating our corporate exchange server to office 365 :(. The current configuration is as follows. 1: Web facing "outlook web access" on windows 2003 sp2 server 1: Exchange ...
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PowerPoint document locked - possibly reporting wrong user

I recently received a phone call from one of the users saying that her PowerPoint (Office 2007) presentation was locked and under edit by another (she was working remotely off of Citrix server), but ...
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block users from retrieving office installation key

I am about to give active directory domain users access to a Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Server. The server has Office 2010 installed. Is it possible for the users to retrieve the ...
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Setting up a Windows Server based Office LAN / WLAN environment

Okay so we wish to setup a small office LAN / WLAN. We have 10 desktop PC's and 5 Laptops. which makes around 20 users. Those with laptops will only connect via the wireless network, if needed they ...
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Outlook 2007 Customization Files when on an Exchange Server

long time no see. I've searched the Internet high and low with no luck. I think I actually found the end of the internet and needed an 8in floppy to get in and a punch card to get out, but, none the ...
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How to open Office documents in Browser [closed]

I have an intranet where I want to configure all Excel/Word documents to open in the browser window. How do I change this setting for all users?
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Domain migration results in MS Office running installer every time

My workplace is migrating multiple departments, each with their own AD domain into one combined one. For the most part this is all ok, however we've run into a problem with MS Office 2003 installs on ...