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Update Office without opening an Office application

From command prompt: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ClickToRun\OfficeC2RClient.exe" /update user This should trigger the Update GUI. You can also do this silently by adding ...
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Update Office without opening an Office application

If you need to change the Office update channel for a client to switch them to the monthly update channel you can run the followng: “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\ClickToRun\...
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will office365 Enterprise office 2013 update itself to office 2016

From this link: You can use the 2013 version of Office until September 2016. At that point updates will end (including security patches). So, consider September 2016 your deadline for upgrading. If ...
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Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 install fails

The fix is to bypass the detection check office2013sp1-kb.exe PACKAGE.BYPASS.DETECTION.CHECK=1 Note the parameter is case sensitive!
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Cannot save Office files on shared network drive without delete permission

This happens because of how Office documents are opened for editing. When you open an Office document, the application creates a hidden temporary file in the same folder. As you work in the document,...
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Possible to use group policies configured with Office 2010 Administrative Template Files with office 2013?

Edit: Short Answer - no, you can't use the GPO templates for one version to control a different version. Some settings may work, but it would be bad practice. The Microsoft Office group policy ...
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Microsoft office licence

Update: Look at the download link. It is not official Microsoft website but a website registered to someone in China. The download may even be virus infected and/or cracked Office. STAY AWAY FROM IT!! ...
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What scenarios would prevent users from accessing Office 365 products?

All of this is from my real world experience with Office 365 deployments/setups. We are looking at deploying the latest version of Office but are having difficulty deciding between Office 365 or ...
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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."

Well, I managed to get it working... It seems that Word doesn't like my SSL certificate (from RapidSSL/GeoTrust), even though it passes all checks on SSL checker sites (digicert sslshopper and more). ...
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Setting Out of Office message for someone else

You can use Exchange PowerShell Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration for this: To Enable Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration -Identity tony -AutoReplyState Enabled -InternalMessage "Internal auto-reply ...
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How to enforce office 365 custom "role assignment policy" applied default to all new emails to be created?

You need to run "Set-MailboxPlan" cmdlet to change the default role assignment policy to the customize one. First, run "get-mailboxplan" to confirm which plan your license is used, as below: Get-...
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When does a windows client notice that certificate is revoked?

Windows clients extensively use revocation checking (for both, CRL and OCSP). Once CRL for specified issuer or OCSP for specified certificate is retrieved, it is cached and no new queries are sent ...
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How do i point emails to Office 365 and Exchange at the same time?

As mentioned in the comments this is a non-ideal way of doing the migration. I'd imagine that the specific issue you ask about can be worked around by setting the TargetAddress attribute on your ...
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Exchange 2010 to Office 365 Migration

No you cannot do this. The mailbox has to reside in one or the other in a hybrid environment. What you are asking is more like trying to use Office 365 as a sort of DAG member with your local ...
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Setting Out of Office message for someone else

If you log into your Exchange management Console as the Domain Admin or Exchange Admin - and then expand your exchange Server, then Select 'Toolbox'. Then double click in Message tracking to open the ...
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Where to find Microsoft Word 2013 when connected via RDP to a Windows Server 2012 Server

It is likely in the "All Apps" drop down at the bottom of the Start Menu screen. To bring it up, right click in the lower part of the screen on the start menu (not over an icon) and it should bring ...
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Run a batch file from network shared folder depending on MS outlook bit version

While debugging batch scripts, don't just launch them by clicking the icon, but from the command line (cmd.exe). Otherwise, you won't get to see the error messages. Now, for the actual problems... ...
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KMS activation without DNS

You may want to use the following: cscript %systemroot%\system32\slmgr.vbs /skms <ip address of kms server> cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\ospp.vbs" /sethst:<...
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Will my Office 2013 clients be automatically updated to Office 2016?

As per the text you posted above from TechNet, if you are getting your Office 365 ProPlus updates from the Microsoft CDN, you are getting switched over from 2013 to 2016 this month. Source: https://...
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Routing to KMS on another network/domain

It seems to me that you could probably use the Manually Create SRV Records in DNS method in this article in conjunction with Conditional Forwarders to achieve this. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-...
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Outlook 2010 compatibility with Exchange Online

According to this official document: "For information about which Outlook clients are supported by Exchange 2016 and Exchange Online, see "Supported clients" in Exchange 2016 system requirements." ...
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Prevent Office apps from saving to OneDrive by default

For your question; Prevent Office apps from saving to OneDrive by default Those do the trick to prevent that; HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\General ...
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Which architecture of Office 2016 should I Install on RDS Server (32 bits or 64 bits)

Office 64bit should be used if installing on a 64bit OS (which in this case, it is). I say that based on experience. Printing in RDP can be a nightmare. I was having all sort of spooler hang/crash ...
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Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair Tool keeps popping up

Check this registry key: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\PST and make sure the REG_DWORD for PromptRepair is set to 0 and not 1.
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Unable to create email alias because it already exists, but cannot find the instance of it

It may not be a mailbox, it may be a contact or distribution group. Try this: Get-Recipient | Select DisplayName, RecipientType, EmailAddresses | Export-CSV c:\temp\recpients.csv Then review the csv ...
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How to get list of macbooks that use office for mac in network

Look at the user agent strings in the IIS logs.
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Microsoft office licence

An OEM key for Office will come as a sticker usually or on a card. The way you seller handled that is strange. Please call the licensing if unsure or call your seller to have the official oem kit
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SCCM+ MS Office 2013 deployment

Well to deploy a script or application is the same in SCCM. Assuming SCCM is already configured you need to setup your application files and deployment packages. The wizards in SCCM are pretty ...
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I have a corrupted MS Access database

Caution Create a copy of the damaged database to avoid causing irrecoverable damage during the repair process. To recover data from a damaged database table, follow these steps: Make a copy of the ...
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KMS for Office 2013 defaults to old server - DNS is fine

Well, looks like it was Registry that was causing it. The key must have been set at some time and was forcing the KMS server address. Look in here for the culprit (and it's sub keys): [...
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