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Good day I am experiencing issues with Microsoft Excel 2013 32- bit running on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. Whenever I start Excel or switch to it from another program the following error message pops up: "An unexpected error occured: Object reference not set to an instance of an object" To …
by Etienne_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I have a Toshiba Satellite P55W-C running 64-bit Windows 10 Home. I bought it new less than a year ago. I am the only user. It has an Intel Core i7 CPU, 8 Gigs of RAM, 2.4 GHz. I'm generally surfing the web and streaming audio/video. I'm not a gamer …
by AssertNull 99 in Microsoft Windows ()
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There's a lot of chatter about W10 but just tripped over this due a complaint about network speed fluctuations. Here's a google about what I turned off. ...
by rproffitt 224 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Up until recently whenever someone on the network went to a site that required an SSL certificate it would say that there is a securuty risk confirm exception blah blah blah, I managed to fix that but only after confirming the first time. Lets use gmail.com as an example, every …
by commando1200 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello. I have an issue, where I want to prevent domain users with administrative rights from modifying the password of the local administrator account on their respective computers. Any way of implementing this?
by lordrt 34 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi all, I am trying to schedule a Task that will run a vb script to open a browser, send some keys, and finally close the browser. The task starts, but seems to hang. The task is created as follows: ... The script looks like: ...
by RudyM 31 in Microsoft Windows ()
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My brtother has Windows XP with a large number of art programs that don't work in newer versions of Windows. Last thrusday, he got a an art file from a friend with a .rar extension. He downloaded WinZip to open it. It would not open the art file. Now the …
by MidiMagic 579 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Do you guys have had experience with RMS systems? My boss asked me purchase a software for our company. We have to manage multiple shops and online stores. I have read about few standalone applications that can manage retail operations. But I have to purchase an application that can be …
by Frances0123 in Microsoft Windows ()
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telnet star wars not working. its saying 'connection lost' and something about cannot connect to port 23
by fallout4player in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi, 1. I downloaded a free trial version 3.7 of WinRAR. 2. When i tried to open the compressed files, i could not open it, and got the message" WinRAR: Diagnostic messages" window open, and there are 3 options: Close, Break Operation and Copy to Clipboard. 3. Is it a …
by MarkOrban in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello Anyone knows the URL or IP of the server from which the Media Creation Tool connects to download the ISO of Windows 10? I need this to add it to the exception list of my proxy as currently the latter is denying access to download the ISO file.
by lordrt 34 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Please, help! I should restore very important file! My work depends on it. I use CorelDraw X3. Through it I can't correctly open the file, I see the unknown image instead my chart.
by DavidSpencer in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello, I've clean-installed a Windows 10 Home on a PC which had Windows 7 Home (with OEM key present), but now am unable to activate the Windows 10 with the OEM key available. I read that Microsoft is now allowing the use of existing OEM keys to activate Win 10, …
by lordrt 34 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I can't create a junction from one sub-folder to another sub-folder without an error that the system cannot find the path specified ? For example; Source Path: "C:\Users\<username>\Appdata\Roaming\<folderA>\<folderB>" Target Path: "C:\Custom Program Settings\<folderA>\" In other words, I want the Source path specifically the sub-folder to belive that the Target path, …
by Siberian 1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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My inbox is completely erased after last night's windows update restart. I tried to reimport the inbox.dbx file but keep getting "no messages can be found" error. tried to copy the .dbx file else where, rename the old .dbx file and reimport, also didn't work. I even tried to delete …
by andrspalma in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi, I could import some numbers from notepad to excel 2010, and after right click the cells were converted to General from scientific format. However, when I drag the notepad file to Excel 2013 they cannot be converted to General format. I tried different ways to convert them from text …
by rela in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi I am running a Lotus Domino 8.5 server on Centos 5.2 x64 Linux. The installation is on a Intel server with Adaptec RAID controller 1.7Tb and the Notesdata directory is on an external Dell PowerVault MD1000 5.5Tb with RAID 5 configuration. I also have LVM2 installed. On Wednesday last …
by JoostSmits in Microsoft Windows ()
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I would like to ask for help on this problem that I've tried to troubleshoot, but have had no success at. The print spooler on a windows XP Home Edition SP3 machine is refusing to start. Previous to this problem, 5 or 6 printers had been configured and working for …
by DDoerschuk in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hey guys, I'm not sure what the problem is and don't know what info you even need to figure this out, but my laptop is only able to properly shut down about 20% of the time. The rest of the time, it shows the Shutting Down screen and waits forever, …
by nicksuave in Microsoft Windows ()
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I am supporting a customer who has a Server 2003 SBS server. We recently migrated this customer to a new Exchange 2013 server running on a Server 2012 server. Some of the mailboxes weren't exported to .PST files before this migration was done and the old Server 2003/Exchange 2003 SBS …
by joseffosse in Microsoft Windows ()
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I have got 3 MS-Word 2007 document files (DOCX) which MS Word is now unable to open because they are corrupted. MS Word's recovery could work. Tried Stella Phoenix, Recovery Tool Box and a few more: they do the job but are for sale. Is there any free one which …
by fowlergeorge in Microsoft Windows ()
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What tools have people had the most success with for repairing corrupt Excel files? I have had 2 people come to me recently with corrupt Excel files (oolone was XLS and the other XLSX). I tried opening the files with versions of Excel and repair but nothing. I then tried …
by ThomasBens in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello, good day to all I hope this the right section to post the thread. I just upgraded my win 7 ultimate to win 10 pro lately, and i got a problem about UAC. I have 3 user account on my windows 2 local user and the elevated built-in admin …
by ZER09 in Microsoft Windows ()
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How do I repair a PPT file that has the error message:The file may be corrupt, in use, or of a type not recognized by PowerPoint.?
by davidburns in Microsoft Windows ()
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When I started videogame on my computer, I used i3-3217U with Intel HD Graphics 4000. GPU works at 350MHz (1.05GHz with Turbo). Runned nicely on 50FPS. When I tried passing this game to a friend, from the very installer, the game has been installed and all it's requirements have been …
by Aeonix 39 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I am having an issue with a formula in excel and am not understanding what it is doing =COUNTIF(J28:L31,"w")+COUNTIF(J28:L31,"l") is supposed to give me a result of the number of cells with the value of either w or l in that range But instead of displaying a number, it is …
by showman13 35 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Ok folks, I rarely log in to ask questions so forgive me if I'm in the wrong category. Ok, the pc is a laptop (HP Elitebook 8460p, i5-2520m CPU 2.50GHz, 4GB RAM, Crucial 240GB SSD) running Win 7 Pro 64. Now I've scoured the net and can't find a single …
by fuzebox40 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I just replaced my hard drive and diid a new install. I now realise i left a couple of files i didnt back up. my question is , am I ok to replace my old drive boot up , then export the foiles then put back my new drive . …
by edbr 22 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello all. I am having an issue with the dual NIC's on my Gigabyte 890FXA-UD5. I'll start from the beginning to give as much info as possible. Ihad Server 2008 R2 installed and was given a copy of Server 2012 R2. Both NIC's were present in 2008 and were still …
by Radio2006 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello! All mail Outlook stored on a network server. The server crashed. Accordingly disappeared and the Contacts folder. However, when sending a new message when you type the first letter of the address in the email Outlook offers a list of addresses with this letter. Obviously somewhere this list exists …
by PatrickGlenn in Microsoft Windows ()
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