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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 do I link Office 365 service to existing Azure AD?

I want to buy a new Office 365 offering but I do not want it to use its own Azure AD, instead I want it to use the Azure AD tenant that I specify. Is this done at Office 365 creation time or can be ...
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Group Policy Trust Center Trusted Certificates

I want my office/excel to accept only VBA code from my own trusted publisher. So I've selected the following: Disable VBA macros except digitally signed macros Require macros to be signed by a ...
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Activation of Office for MAC offline

I have a problem activating Office for Mac on an offline laptop. When I use the installer for Office for MAC it asks for a email address to activate Office but of course I don't have internet so I ...
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Duplicates are being imported into Exchange Mailboxes

I am using the New-MailboxImportRequest to import .PST files into existing mailboxes. These mailboxes have emails in them that are also included in the .PST file being imported. The import request ...
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Saving in MS Office takes long when editing offline files

We've many users that use the Offline Files service to take files with their them on their laptops while they are not connected to the company network. It works good while they are not connected to ...
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DCOM Office permissions configuration

I am configuring the libraries for Office Professional Plus 2016 DCOM in PHP, running on IIS.When installing office, it has not generated me their corresponding registry editor entries, so I had to ...
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How do I automatically in-place archive items in users' Deleted Items folders?

We have an In-Place Archive set up on our Office 365 setup. We would like for our default policy to be to automatically IPA any item, including (and especially) in the Deleted Items folder, after 1 ...
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Office 365 - Online Templates greyed out and unavailable

Environment: Microsoft Office 16 (Office 365) running on Windows Server 2019 with RDS. In Microsoft Office 16, all users are unable to search for any online templates in the new documents pane. Search ...
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Salesforce Outlook add-in missing formatting/CSS on internal network

Example Image of how it looks Info Windows 10 1909 or newer Microsoft Office 2019 64-bit Fortigate's running 6.4.2+ We've recently started rolling out Salesforce to external locations, but for two ...
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How to disable "To sync this notebook, sign in to OneNote" banner on OneNote 2016 (Windows 10)

Every time I start OneNote, I get this annoying banner message (see picture below): "To sync this notebook, sign in to OneNote". Is there a way to disable this message and get OneNote to ...
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Knowbe4 phishing test emails blocked by Fortimail

We use Office 365 and Fortimail (emails received by O365 are sent to Fortimail for analysis and if they pass, they're sent back to O365). We are trying to run phishing tests with Knowbe4. ...
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Enforcing Specific language settings using Group Policy or .ADMX file?

People, I need to enforce specific language settings for all of my users in the company for both Windows 10 and also Office 365 applications. How can I enforce it using the group policy? Do I need to ...
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Office files taking more than 30 seconds to load from network shares

Office files (Excel, Word etc.) have recently started taking 30 seconds + the normal load time to run from our file shares. We have it on several servers with 2012R2, 2016, 2019. We've also set up a ...
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Outlook 365 in Online mode with Exchange 365 breaks PR_INTERNET_MESSAGE_ID

We encounter very strange behavior with the Exchange 365/Outlook 365 combination. When sending e-mails between 2 Exchange users on the same server, internet message id (we checking ...
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Can not run EXCEL.EXE with “runas”, it says: “1312: A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated.”

I need to run EXCEL.EXE with a user different than current one; previously I have been doing this without any issues using "runas", but after updating the system to Windows 10 Pro version ...
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Unable to create email alias because it already exists, but cannot find the instance of it

Error: An Azure Active Directory call was made to keep object in sync between Azure Active Directory and Exchange Online. However, it failed. Detailed error message: Another object with the same ...
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Journal Office 365 Doesn't Work

my office have Office 365, for audit reason i need to setup one email account to get all inbound and outbound from all users@xxx.com. i'm already setup in Admin Exchange Center Compliance management ...
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Login Exchange Office 365 in Office 2016 and from PC Active Directory

i have some issue here. i have domain Active Directory xxx.id and domain Office 365 abcd.com in WORKGROUP PC i can login my email Office 365 using Office 2016. and if i login my email from Office 365 ...
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Disable Microsoft Office Telemetry not working properly. Data Logging Locations very confusing

Due to the Data Privacy regulations in our Country we have been asked by management to disable Microsoft Office Pro Plus, 365, 2016 from sending Telemetry Data to Microsoft so i did the following as ...
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When does a windows client notice that certificate is revoked?

We use code signing certificates, that we distribute through an autoenrollment group policy. These certificates were used to sign excel macros and are issued by an internal CA. Now, when try to revoke ...
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Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair Tool keeps popping up

I ran into this weird issue with one of my users. Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair Tool keeps popping up every time she starts Outlook, even after the repair is done, the Outlook still won't start. At ...
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Securing a new office 365 deployment

I'd like to know if somebody here might be able to point me in the right direction. Rolling out a new O365 deployment and we would like to secure it. What I mean is that unless the user is logged ...
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Converting bulk Mailboxes in Office365 to Shared Mailbox

It would be practical to as a sysadmin to convert parallelly the mailboxes of more than a user to shared? In the O365 admin console off course.
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Installing MS Office Fonts on Windows Server

There are a bunch of fonts installed with MS Office which are not present on Windows Server 2019. We have a web application, part of its functionality is converting Office documents to PDF. When ...
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Outlook (Pro Plus 2019 VL) - No SSO / MFA / 2FA / Modern Auth Prompt

Can anyone help me out with this. I've had no problem doing this for years, however yesterday I installed a fresh copy of windows 10 pro (MS download tool), and installed a fresh latest copy of Office ...
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Old MS Office installs haven't updated since 2014

I have a few old office installs haven't updated in a long time. Looking at the Office executables, it looks like they were ALL last updated in 2014 (Office versions are 15.0.4420.1017, 15.0.4454....
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New migrarion from on premise Exchange 2016 to Office 365

New migration from on premise Exchange 2016 to Office 365. Expert in Exchange, new to Office 365. Users went fine and are using the system without problem. Public folders not only failed, but ...
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Windows 2012 WSUS and Office 2016

I have configured our existing Windows 2012 WSUS Server to get updates for Office 2016. Till now I always did it like this: Checked the product category for Office 2016 . this downloaded on next ...
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Which architecture of Office 2016 should I Install on RDS Server (32 bits or 64 bits)

Currently, I am preparing an RDS Farm that will accommodate about fifty users. The farm consists of two session host servers and a broker. The RDSH server have 4 CPU and 12 GB RAM each. The servers ...
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How to remove items from mailbox but retain them for 7 years

My organisation would like to remove all user's access to emails in their mailbox after 3 years. However, we would like to still be able to access them as admins for up to 7 years. I have looked at ...
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Outlook Inbox after spoofing attack is empty. Incoming mails not coming through in Inbox

Supposedly, a spoofing mail was sent to a internal and hundreds of external people from our user's account last Wednesday. Since Friday afternoon, her Outlook Inbox is shown empty and she is not able ...
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Prevent Office apps from saving to OneDrive by default

In an upcoming update to Office 365, desktop apps will default to save in OneDrive rather the local drive or redirected profile. This is obviously going to be a pain to have to teach every user this ...
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Update Office without opening an Office application

How do you trigger an Office update without opening an office application? I need this to update Office after an offline install of o365, specifically in instances where Office needs to be updated ...
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Office 2016 license missing - cloned volume licensed application

Scenario: Office 2016 Enterprise Plus (volume license version) is installed on a base image of Windows 10, then when cloned onto workstations, they report that Office is missing its license and needs ...
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Outlook 2010 compatibility with Exchange Online

Exchange 2019 on premise requires Outlook 2013 and newer: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/plan-and-deploy/supportability-matrix?view=exchserver-2019 Will Office365 Exchange Online work with ...
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How to enable Office Add-ins on documents served via On Premise Office Online Server

I'm trying to deploy Word Add-ins on documents via WOPI hosted application using an On Premise Office Online server. I have enabled addins on my OOS instance using following Powershell command: Set-...
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How to reject CC'ed email when emailing a mailbox for Office 365

Ill try to explain the scenario as best I can. Basically, we have an Office 365 environment with AD Synced to our onprem AD servers. We have a shared mailbox that will be used by a group of people. ...
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Onedrive information management policy

We have a user who receives following information: Can anyone tell me where this can come from. We have no retention policies set up on onedrive. User has this on some office files, but not all. Can'...
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How to give multiple users remote access to a Windows application geographically close to the database server

We are migrating to another accounting system, but still have a legacy system built in MS Access (97/2000/2003) with SQL Server as the backend. The system running Access has to be in the same office ...
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Can Windows Server be a KMS client to AWS, but also a host for Office clients?

I want to use a micro Windows Server instance on Amazon as a KMS host for Microsoft Office. The Windows Server instance is already set up as a KMS client getting its keys from Amazon for WS 2012. Is ...
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The optimal setup for Remote Desktop Access for Windows Server with MS office for multiply users

I need to setup Remote Desktop Access for multiply users (up to 10 users) with MS Office accessible for all users. I already have: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Licence (1 License) Microsoft Win ...
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Uninstall Office Updates that were installed on a certain date

I'd like to uninstall some Windows updates that seem to be causing trouble with Outlooks search function. The updates were installed yesterday, so my approach would be something like "List all updates ...
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Differentiating Between Office 365 E3 From E1 Devices

We are in the process of creating a report to determine all devices with Office 365 E3 installed. Does anyone know if there's a version difference between E3, E1, and E5 that we can use to create a ...
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Is it possible to recover Microsoft Office files from a flash drive when they were edited and saved on the flash drive directly?

Several .docx and .xlsx documents were saved on a flash drive, edited in word and excel applications, and changes saved directly to that flash drive again. These files, when opened, now contain only ...
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Outlook 2016 Calendar Event Sync Issue

I am working on an issue with Outlook 2016. User A has full mailbox rights and calendar ownership rights of User B's calendar. User A manages the calendar events for User B and also invites other ...
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Offline files fail with "Access Denied" but only by MS Office apps

I have a Win10 computer on a domain. It can access all files/folders on a server share fine when online. I have marked a subfolder for offline use on the laptop, and synced. I can browse the ...
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How to install an application using MDT during operating system installation?

How do I install an application such as MS Office while installing an operating system in MDT. In DeploymentWorkBench I created new application and then created a task sequence. I used custom task ...
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How to create self-signed certificate to sign Office macros

I need to create a self-signed certificate which I can use to sign different kind of Office macros (for Outlook, Excel etc.). I must be able to use this certificate on all workstations in my domain, ...
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How to enforce office 365 custom "role assignment policy" applied default to all new emails to be created?

I have created a RoleAssignmentPolicy called "DisabledForwardingRoleAssignmentPolicy" via Exchange admin center --permissions-- user roles. I would like to apply "...
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Windows 10 - 1709 upgrade breaks default mail associations

I noticed on a number of our machines since the 1709 upgrade that using the "Share by email" in an office (2013) application or sending a mail using the snipping tool is broken. The error that pops up ...
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