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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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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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Cannot find Registry Setting for Office Shared Templates

We have our Templates for Office 2003 located in a shared location \servername\Templates$ This is also the location of our Word Startup Folder. Both settings are set in a User Group Policy. This has ...
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Idempotent Powershell word search/replace across documents with headers, change tracking, etc

I've found one or two guides to doing a word search and replace across multiple documents with powershell. They work well on simple documents. However, the script ignores text in headers and ...
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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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What software is out there for Video Conferencing within our LAN [closed]

We are looking at various Video Conferencing tools to have conferences mainly between two offices. There is a 10mibt connection directly from one to the other and both offices are on the same ...
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Redeploying Office to a single client after manual uninstall

One of our client PC's recently got random crash issues with MS Word. I manually uninstalled Office 2003 locally on the client, ran "gpupdate /force /boot" and expected the client to reinstall Office ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Re-configure Office 2007 installation unattended: Advertised components --> Local

On our Citrix farm, I just found out that some sub-components are "Installed on 1st Use" (Advertised), which does play well on terminal servers. Not only that, but you also get a rather ...
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Error when trying to add additional mailbox in Outlook: The name could not be resolved

I am trying to open an additional mailbox in Outlook 2003 for one of my users. She already has three additional mailboxes in the list (found in the advanced account settings), and these work fine. ...
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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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Microsoft Office and Sharepoint authentication

I'm evaluating the ability of SharePoint to meet the document management needs of my team. I'm running into some issues that make it feel very "clumsy," and believe it may be due to an incorrect ...
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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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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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Where can I download Microsoft Office? [closed]

Here at our company, we've lost our install CDs for Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007. We have, however, still our volume license key. Where can I download MS Office Pro Plus 2007? Microsoft's ...
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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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How to determine what has a lock on a particular file in Windows?

I see that a file has a lock on it. How could I find out the cause and root of this?
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Removing Research from Outlook 2007 installs

Is there any way to disable the 'Research' feature (Alt + Click) in Microsoft Office 2007? It would be better if there was a policy setting or install option that I've missed, but if not, can you ...
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How secure is the encryption used by Microsoft Office 2007?

I've read various articles about Microsoft's Office 2007 encryption and from what I gather 2007 is secure using all default options due to it using AES, and 2000 and 2003 can be configured secure by ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Office documents on intranet all requiring second login and can't pass auth? Disable webdav?

I am not sure what is going on, but recently all the Office documents on our intranet get prompted a second time for login and according to the error logs it looks like it's trying to use webdav to ...
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Count open Office Word Files

I have troubles to find a solution for my problem (I am a really beginner of powershell). I have to count the Office files which are open on a server. My situation: A Service account is connected ...
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MS Word reports files read-only on Win Server 2003 file server

I'm not a sysadmin, but I play one on TV: I'm trying to fix a problem for my mom's tiny non-profit company's server. I set up a Windows Server 2003 machine as a domain controller and file server. ...
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hardlink of ms word file getting hidden and not updated

I created a docx file in windows 7 with some text in it (initial.docx) and then I created a hardlink to it: mklink /H new.docx initial.docx I open new.docx and I can see the text that I initially ...
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Free alternatives to Windows and MS Office for basic office work [closed]

A friend of mine I running a non-for-profit organisation which was recently donated a couple of old PCs without any software licenses. The computers are intended for a typical office use, sending ...
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Windows 7 Benchmarking Tools That Drive Microsoft Office Applications

Are there any benchmarking tools that can actually drive MS Office applications in Windows 7 rather than just running various synthetic loads? I'm looking to measure the impact on user experience ...
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Remove Excel Add-In program installed by user from other windows account

I developed an add-in for excel and the first version I send an email with the .exe file to users install (The system center was not working at that moment). Now I need to uninstall the add-in (from ...
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How to apply IE SSL MS Office document fix to entire web server?

I've several areas on my web application where the user is allowed to download Microsoft Office documents. I need to apply the fix listed here Web sites that want to allow this type of operation ...
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Can I turn off Office Auto Save feature using ARD?

I have around 300 OSX desktops, and I'm not looking forward to having to walk around to each one to turn off MS autosave, can this be done using Apple Remote Desktop and a script?
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Extract custom icons from Word 2000 template

I'm upgrading some custom templates/macros from Word 2000 to Word 2010. There are custom icons that are embedded in the .dot template files. I'd like to use those same icons for my new Ribbon - does ...
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Rolling out Office 2007: How to handle macros and VB scripts

I am about to roll out Office 2007 to 1600 users. Most of it seems straight forward, but this client is particularly worried about macros and VB scripts not working. How do you migrate them in the ...
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All office apps crash immediately on server 2008

I have a brand new windows 2008 server (64 bit) with a brand new installation of Office 2007, fully patched with all windows updates etc. Every time I try to run any of the office apps it crashes ...
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Slow opening of Excel files on the network

This week, we had an issue with Excel files opening slowly on the network. Some, despite being only 21K over 1000BT, took as much as 5 minutes to open. They opened fine locally. Someone beat me to ...
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Office 2007/2010 My Places Bar

I'm in the process of rolling out Outlook 2010 to all the users in our organization in our Citrix farm environment. Its going pretty smoothly except for one snagging problem. When users try to attach ...
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Trouble with Microsoft Word 2008 and AFP Sharing

Currently, I have a central server that is accessed by many users through AFP sharing. Sometimes, multiple users may have the same Word document open, while other times it may just be one user and one ...
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Exporting to pdf from microsoft office word [closed]

As many of you might know Microsoft office (2003 at least) does not support exporting pdf's nativity, What good software is there out there that can easily export a word document into a pdf format.
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Microsoft Office “Read-only” warning not appearing on Samba shares on Mac OS X Server

some of my users don't get the "read-only" warning (but "read-only" does appear on the title bar and the document is indeed opened read-only) when opening Office 2007 documents already opened by ...
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Microsoft photo editor - No file format information can be found in the registry (registry policy)

I have Windows Server 2003 and my users are running XP. When I installed Microsoft office 2000 the photo editor said "No file format information can be found in the registry". I Googled it and I found ...