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What type of switch should I get to implement a site with around 140 desktop machines, plus around 20 SIP phones? [closed]

We're moving to a new office and we will be needing to setup a network closet. I'm estimating that we will have around 140 ethernet ports and will be using CAT6a cabling for 1Gbps connections. I'm ...
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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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Will a NAS server be adequate for this intended usage?

I'm looking to get a small server to predominantly act as a content storage network drive but I will also want to be able to run Ubuntu or even just the most basic Linux distro. It will have XAMPP and ...
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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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Office Workgroup network switch to private Admin network group

Good day, I was directed to here by someone from reddit. Here is a brief background. My office consists of 4 floors. All networked up as an office Windows 7 WorkGroup. My supervisor asked me if it was ...
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Workstation vs Server for a 15 user office setting? [closed]

I have a task to install a file/print server for our office. We're 12 users that could expand in the near future for up to 15-18 users. I'm aware that server class hardware is of higher ...
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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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25 machine network advice needed [closed]

I need to connect 25 computers together in a school. Can I use just the one router, one switch with many ports, and a modem for internet connection? or is it best to use a couple of routers for ...
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Small office WiFi network with Airport Extreme (15 people) advice

Hi I am having some problems with creating a decent office wifi setup. This is the current setup: Users via Wifi x15 > Router wired into > Airport Extreme wired into > Phoneline So our 15 ...
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Web ERP slow response when somebody upload files in an ADSL connected office

We have developed, and deployed, a web ERP for various small companies (less 30 users each one). Those who have cable connection don't experience any problems related with slow connections, but one is ...
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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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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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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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Internet setup for my office

We have two internet connections to our office and our current setup is like this: The internet connections require PPPoE log-in. I take a cable and plug it into a WIFI Router and configure the ...
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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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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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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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When do I need to consider 3 phase power? [closed]

Ok, I'm trying my best not to make this too subjective and provide all the information I can and if you can help make this a better question then please suggest. My friend an I have a small software ...
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231 views

WiFi Setup for an Office Environment

I'm looking to set up WiFi in our current office space. Our 50 employees currently connect via Ethernet only, but I'd like to add WiFi for easier access in meeting rooms and working not at a desk. ...
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Office network failover? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What hardware do I need to add a backup internet connection? I have a office LAN providing internet access to several workstations. Each workstation is basically ...
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Thoughts on network configuration in new office space

Within a month we're moving to a new office space for our company with ~ 35 people, and me, as the only system administrator, is in charge of setting up the new network for all four floors, and I'd ...
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How to Install Office 2007 Enterprise onto Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server

Can you tell me how to get an Office 2007 Enterprise VLK program to work in terminal services? I keep getting an error that says This copy of Office cannot be used on terminal server. I can't ...
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Gaming on an office lan [closed]

don't shoot me for this one. I'm wanting to get a few of us in our team (say 5 players) to start playing a network game in the office (you know... team building and all that ;) ) - thinking that ...
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1answer
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Battling with Office 2007/2010 GPOs

I just set a GPO for the Shared Themes Path for the entire Office 2007 and 2010 suite using the Group Policy: User Policy --> Administrative Templates --> Microsoft Office 2007 System --> ...
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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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Is it a good idea to install Office 2007 on a server?

I noticed a lot of 3rd party SharePoint applications require that Office be installed on the server in order to function - PDF converters, for example. To me, this seems like a horrible idea. The ...
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Office Communicator 2007 - cannot save conversation history

I'm deploying Windows 7 Enterprise via WDS with SCCM, for around 6000 desktops/laptops. My task sequence installs many standard applications (flash, adobe acrobat reader etc...), as well as Office ...
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How to give everyone access to a office@companyname address and let everyone see what messages were answered

This should be simple (because I assume everyone has this problem) but googling and searching of serverfault didn't help much. I'd like all messages sent to our "office@companyname" to be visible by ...
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Opening Office 2007 files using a Vista or Win7 client on a server 2008 file share causes lockups and explorer crashes

I think this mostly happens when trying to open files opened by other users. In the XP/2003 days you would get some kind of warning about a locked/read only file. With 7/Vista/2008 I'm just seeing ...
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Need to remotely determine what version of Microsoft Office is installed

I need to find a way to determine what version, if any, of Microsoft Office is installed on every computer on our company network. The best idea I've had was just running a script that searches for ...
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How to choose a printer for a mixed windows/mac office?

I am working on a process for choosing and purchasing a printer for a small office. Has anyone got advice on how to weigh criteria? We've already got two devices that meet some needs, and are open to ...
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2answers
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Powerpoint missing from DCOM config

I have an application that automates the creation of powerpoint files in an ASP.NET environment. This requires that I install powerpoint on the server and also set permissions in the DCOM ...
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Microsoft Office Volume License - Where to buy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I need to buy Microsoft Office for about 10 computers for one of my clients. Can anyone recommend where I can buy ...
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Open source backup solution for windows, mac and linux

I'm the sysadmin for a small company (60 users over two sites). We have a mix of Windows, Mac and Linux desktop machines. I have set-up a backup server at both sites with a large amount of storage ...
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What cool visualization should I use for our server's status monitor?

So we have this company server standing in the corner of our office. It is connected to an LCD monitor hanging on the wall we occassionally use to check whether the backups did what they should. The ...
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1answer
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msiexec /p (for patching) - won't update after another change

I have a .msp file that is made by the Office 2007 Customization tool. If I create the .msp file and apply it to a machine it works. But if I modify that machine's office install again and then try ...
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Internal opensource web-based office solution

I am looking for an open source equivalent to Google Docs that can be locally hosted. Does anyone have any experience in using any open source web office solutions? The key features I am looking for ...
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Are there any issues for having both Office 2003 and 2007 on one machine? [closed]

My machine has Office 2003 Professional installed. I am trying to install Office 2007 but there is an option to leave 2003 version. Has anyone had any issue for having a two different versions of ...