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Office 2010 silent activation after unattended installation

I've created an unattended install of Office 2010 using the OCT. We are using a MAK rather than KMS (not my decision). Is there a way to activate Office 2010 after the install? Even though the key is ...
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Stopping Microsoft Office 2010 from integrating with Subversion server as if it's Sharepoint

We have an Apache Subversion server that we store (amongst other things) all of our documentation on. We have a lot of Word, Excel, PDF etc. documents in svn, and all of our users use TortoiseSVN as ...
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How to circumvent or alter screen timeout group policy when not on the domain?

I've been asked to look into a solution for our remote laptop users who are trying to give presentations in Powerpoint and Excel when at customer sites. We are running a Server 2008 /Win 7 ...
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Office 2010 Deployment

We are looking into various Office 2010 deployment methods currently. I was wondering what people suggest? Currently I am doing it via start up script (ugh) as MS doesn't allow it to install via ...
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How do I install office 2010 with the Serial Key embedded?

I am looking to upgrade roughly 150 clients from office 2007 to office 2010. As we have a corporate serial key I'm not really want to install this by entering in the key manually by myself every ...
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SBS2011 SharePoint 2010 - Word/Excel prompting for password

I am accessing the built in SharePoint 2010 on SBS2011 via Microsoft Office Excel and Word (opening a file from WebDAV http file mapped drive in Explorer). When saving a file, I get prompted from ...
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Conversation history in Outlook 2010 (x64) with Office Communicator 2007 R2

Since upgrading from Office 2007 to Office 2010 (x64), conversation history from Office Communicator 2007 R2 no longer is saved into Outlook's Conversation History folder, even though Communicator ...
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Windows 2003 DC GPO Asking for Password on Startup

Simple answer I am sure...I an trying to deploy Office 2010 to clients via the GPO startup script but am having issues. Soon as the computer starts, it prepares network connections then goes on to ...
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How can I create an Office “all-in-one” DVD with all Office applications?

I have the DVDs (or downloaded ISOs, or archives) for the various Office products: stand-alone programs like Word and Excel, the full Office suite, and applications that are only bundled alone ...
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Office 2010 & Windows 7 - 'File' is currently in use. Try again later

The issue: when saving a document from either Word, Excel or PowerPoint 2010, every so often it will show the message 'file' is currently in use. Try again later. We started our rollout of Windows 7 ...
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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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Deploy Office 2010 after uninstalling Office 2007 via Group Policy

I'm trying to automate the uninstall/install of Office. Removing 2007, installing 2010. I've downloaded the OCT and made changes as I needed. In there I can select, "Remove the following earlier ...
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Shared Excel Workbook Removed From Shared Folder

We have approximately 5-10 users who share an excel workbook on a shared folder. Recently, the workbook started to become unstable and it will freeze and then will be removed from the shared folder ...
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KMS / Office 2010… please point to documentation

Trying to find out how to "modify" KMS to also accept the Office 2010 KMS key. Can anyone point me to some document about this? Basically - do I have to install an update to KMS? I wand my KMS server ...
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Access an AD attribute in a first-time logon scenario?

I have been tasked with improving our current image deployment. Right now we do a fair amount of manual setup after imaging to reduce the work for users who get a newly imaged machine. I would like to ...
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How to disable signature prompt for third-party provider in Microsoft Word?

In Microsoft Word if you click on Insert> SignatureLine, you will see this message: We provided our client the ability to sign their document via certificates automatically genereated using our ...
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Just deployed Office 2010 using an image and it's showing 'Product Activation Failed', help!

I've just imaged over 200 PCs with Windows 7 and Office 2010, Office 2010 is showing a red banner at the top with 'Product Activation Failed'. Can I fix this using Group Policy or a script? Thanks ...
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Deploy multiple office products using startup scripts

I need to deploy MS Visio 2010 and MS Project 2010 to users that belong to a specific security group. Most of the time users will only need one or the other, but on occasion they will need both. The ...
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Is there any way to prevent Excel 2007/2010 from including .bin files in saved .xlsx files?

In case anyone isn't aware, the new Office 2007/2010 files are actually a type of archive file. Since deploying some recent (ish) Microsoft updates to our client machines, we've been getting lots of ...
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Installing Office 2010 through group policy without an msi

I have been breaking my head for several days now trying to install Microsoft office 2010 through group policy. Unfortunately Microsoft decided it would be fun to release office without an MSI and so ...
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Why Does Excel 2010 Leave A Trail Of TMP Files?

I am losing hard drive space because of some deep, dark phenomenon being caused by Excel 2010. It seems like every time a user opens or closes a file, or maybe if Excel crashes (I haven't figured out ...
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After enabling folder redirection, office locks up autosaving

After distributing folder redirection through group policy to about 10 desktops, users are complaining that Office, specifically Word, is locking up when AutoSaving their documents. I believe this is ...
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Full text search for more than 30,000 MS Office documents

We have more than 30,000 MS Office and PDF documents in Windows shares on Windows Server 2008 R2. What possibilities do we have to get full text search on all of these documents? It's important that ...
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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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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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How to select shell language with a MUI Office 2010 install using OCT file

I have created a network installation point for Office 2010 ProPlus that contains two language packs — en-us, and cs-cz (Czech). I've also created an Office Customization File. In my environment the ...
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Change MS Office license / key without reinstalling?

My company is currently leasing Office 2010 through Office 365. We want to switch to SPLA licensing but the biggest concern we have is whether or not we will need to reinstall Office to change from ...
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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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Office 2010 to Non-Administrators

I have an image of Windows 7 with Office 2010 installed that I'm trying to push out to my domain users but when they open Office for the first time, it asks them for a username and password for an ...
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Excel 2010, SQL Server & PowerPivot Add-On - Anyone have feedback?

We're in the process of developing a SQL Server reporting model that integrates with the new Excel 2010. Questions: Has anyone used the new Power Pivot addon? What's your experience been like with ...
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Office 2007 support for Exchange 2010 Personal Archive

Does anyone know if Microsoft will be updating Outlook 2007 to support Personal Archives in Exchange 2010?
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EFS encrypted Office documents lose additional users after saving the file

I create a new Word document in 'Office Open XML' format (docx). I then encrypt it using EFS and add several other users to access the file. Now I open the document and edit it, after saving it, the ...
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Office 2010 Deployment With MAK key via startup/shutdown script [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Office 2010 silent activation after unattended installation We are looking at deploying Office 2010 over machine startup/shutdown scripts. I have created a msp file and ...
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Excel Macro : Run-time error '1004' General Mail Failure

We are planning to upgrade all our users to Outlook 2010 and Exchange 2010 soon but have run into a few headaches with the Outlook migration. We have an Excel spreadsheet that is basically an expense ...
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Slow open file dialog in Excel on Terminal Services 2008

Got a really frustrating problem with one of my clients systems. They regularly create Excel spreadsheets with loads of hyperlinks to other files in. Intermittently when they do this the open file ...
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What's the most cost effective way of purchasing Office 2010 for 40 PCs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We have 40 PCs currently running Office XP Standard (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). We're finally looking to ...
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Sharepoint seeking authentication when opening Word / Excel files from website

The company I work for is using SharePoint as a CMS for it's public facing website. I recently enabled FBA (Forms Based Authentication) for the site in order to provide some user specific ...
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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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Office 2007 to 2010 Outlook Categories

I am currently updating some users to Office 2010 from 2007. some of them rely heavily on Color Categories and Flags. I am yet to find a way to backup their categories (and the mails they have applied ...
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downloading xlsx from secure site in apache from IE causes extra prompt

The issue is that when downloading the file, the download occurs (first prompt to open/save) and you can save the file. If you OPEN the file, it will make additional OPTIONS requests to the wiki ...
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Issues with deploying custom .msp file for Office 2010 via MDT 2010

Currently I have a working MDT 2010 server that has been humming along for awhile with no issues. We've decided to upgrade to Office 2010 and I was trying to layer it into MDT as well. It seems ...
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Saving an MS Office document to SharePoint prompts login

When trying to save a new document directly from the Office 2010 program to a SharePoint 2010 document library the users are prompted to input credentials. So far by adding ntlm-auth settings to ...
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Exchange 2010. Server name keeps defaulting to domain.local vs web address

under Account settings/Server on office 2010 (exchange 2010 as well) its defaulting to system.domain.local instead of the web address for our exchange server. This is causing connectivity issues when ...
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Windows 2008 R2 DFS keeps MS office work-files

We have started using the DFS sharing functionality in Windows 2008 R2 (previously we used regular shares on Windows 2003), and noticed that for every office document we work on, it's work-file ...
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Why Are Excel 2010 Files Locked By Logged-Off Or Account-Disabled Users

I manage IT for a medium sized company that shares a lot of Excel 2010 files between users at various times of the day. We're using a Terminal Server environment (S2008R2). Sometimes, a user will ...
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Customise Office 2010 File > New interface

We're in the process of introducing Office 2010 to our 150+ users, replacing Office 2000 We have a strong corporate identity, with a wide range of word templates which our users should be using. ...
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Example on OCT [Office Customization FIle]

Could anyone show how a OCT file is? How do I create it? Do I have to run cmd.exe to install office 2010? Can anyone show me the steps?
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Silent install of Office 2010 w/Visio and Project

Is there a way to silent install Office 2010 Pro Plus with Visio 2010 Premium and Project 2010 Pro all at the same time? I've configured the msp's for each individual product and when I have the ...
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Office 2010 activation from domain group policy

We just found out that an windows 7 image that we had applied to about 1,800 laptops has a bit of a problem. When Students log in for the first time an lauch word, they are prompted to activate ...
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OCT file and office 2010

I need to customize installations of Microsoft Office 2010 and was told that I need to use an "OCT" file. What is an OCT file? Could someone show me an example of using one?