I am currently running Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit on my laptop and am looking forward to stepping up to Windows 7. This is a great deal that would allow me to upgrade from Home Premium to Vista Ultimate which would then qualify me for Windows 7 Ultimate, right? [more inside]
How do I export data out of Microsoft Money? [more inside]
When will Windows 7 be standard on new computers and how should this affect my intent to buy a new laptop?
When will Windows 7 be standard on new computers and how should this affect my intent to buy a new laptop? [more inside]
Currently Microsoft-only, but wanting to change our software soon to support Oracle as well. What are we getting ourselves into? [more inside]
IBM Websphere Portal vs Microsoft SharePoint: which is less loathsome? [more inside]
MS Access Alternatives? I have a user that needs to keep data in a relational database, but I'd like to advise her against Access because of it's various limitations. She has no programming knowledge. Any suggestions? [more inside]
I use Outlook 2003 in Windows XP, and the white space at the top of my reading pane slowly grows over the course of a few days. How can I stop it from growing? [more inside]
I need to make a template for an in-print events calendar, and I'm not sure what the best way to approach this project is. Advice please! [more inside]
I need a custom number format for Excel that only gives me a decimal when I need it. [more inside]
Quick and easy solution for reformatting Word documents from inconsistent manual formatting to Styles? [more inside]
Should I buy the Xbox 360 Arcade, or would a different model Xbox 360 be a better option for me? [more inside]
sigh. using ms word 2003, sp3, and am trying to figure out how--or if it's even possible--to number all the paragraphs in the document. this is for a multi-reviewer document that has 1,745 paragraphs. [more inside]
Does anyone have any tips or tricks for organizing information using Windows XP and MS productivity software? [more inside]
Why is there no email address to reply to in MS Outlook 2003 from one out of many people? [more inside]
I'm thinking of getting one of the new desktop Mac Pros recently announced. I'd like to both run Apple's OS X and also use Boot Camp to run 64-bit Windows Vista on it. The question is: will I be able to use the Mac Pro's keyboard and mouse with Vista? Will I be able to use an Apple Cinema Display with Vista? [more inside]
I made what I think is a great website for my company using Microsoft FrontPage. However, I have received a few complaints about accessibility and am wondering how to proceed. [more inside]
Hi there! As part of the contract for my new job, I have to get an MCP. As I understand it, the MCP is a title given to anyone who has a microsoft certification. Which is the easiest and fastest certification to get that'll qualify you as an MCP?
A Visual Basic 6 (ugh) runtime file distributed with our internal Access database has been killed by a recent Windows security update. It's hard to gather support information (especially since VB6 is about 8.7 million years old) and so I was wondering if anyone out there can help me track down a more recent copy of the runtime file in question—msflxgrd.ocx—or otherwise fix the problem? [more inside]
Can I Make OpenOffice (Mac) look like Microsoft Word 2007 (PC)? [more inside]
Is there any way that I can buy older versions of Microsoft software? [more inside]
[MS SharePoint Filter] We have a SharePoint subsite that needs to be kinda disabled for a wee bit until our SP guy gets back from vacation and updates some workflows (yay management decision). Specifically, everyone with access needs to be set to Read Only and a message needs to be added to every page ("This site is unavailable because blah blah blah). [more inside]
I've seen a quotation running around recently, attributed to Bill Gates: "Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight." Did he really say that? [more inside]
What might cause a SQLOLEDB connection string (containing an admin username/password) to briefly appear on-screen in a browser session and would I be crazy to buy a product that's had this bug for who knows how long without realizing it? [more inside]
The Windows ftp.exe command line program does not support passive mode. Can anyone point me to definitive documentation, preferably from Microsoft, that states this is true? [more inside]
I need a one-time conversion of a Access 2003 database file (.mdb) to an Access 2000 database file. I tried OpenOffice to no avail. [more inside]
I need MS Excel and Word to play together nicely. I can do what I need to in Word, and I can do what I need to in Excel; it's the Relationship that's Complicated. Maybe I need workflow advice? Basic knowledge? Please, please keep reading. [more inside]
How do I increase the size of the font in my viewing pane without effecting outgoing mail in Outlook 2003?
How do I increase the size of the font in my viewing pane without effecting outgoing mail in Outlook 2003? [more inside]
VBA programmers: is there any way to control the formatting of Outlook Contacts Body text? [more inside]
All of my MS Word windows are always on top, and it's driving me nuts. [more inside]
Do I need to rebuy MS office if I'm replacing a computer? [more inside]
Help me figure out a CRM/Sync solution! I'm going crazy trying to figure out a good solution for a small firm; need to sync contacts, more inside... [more inside]
Trying to add Chinese as an input language in Windows Vista Ultimate, but the Pinyin IME keyboard option does not appear. Selecting any of the Chinese languages (PRC/Taiwan etc) only brings up the option of a "US keyboard". How do I fix this? [more inside]
Where can I find examples of great report design for Access or Reporting Services? [more inside]
When I do Add -> Existing Web Site in Visual Studio 2008, if the existing site was created in an earlier version of .net (say 2.0 and I'm running 3.5) Visual Studio automatically starts an update wizard to convert the site to 3.5. How do I turn off this behavior so that it simply imports the web site without updating it? I know this is possible because the first time I did this it happened flawlessly, but at the time I didn't un-check the "automatically update sites next time" check box. Gah.
Kinda boring question, but is there any good reference for the changes Microsoft makes to its rtf encoding between service packs/minor revisions of Word? [more inside]
How can I close DDE connections? [more inside]
In Office 2007 Microsoft has changed the user interface radically. I'm interested to find material which describes why they did that ? [more inside]
I've got a bunch of (important) single .msg files that I want to read on my Mac (10.5.x). Any advice? Any tool that converts entire mailboxes doesn't seem to apply, and the only dedicated .msg reader I could find is broken. Renaming as .txt doesn't work either. Nor does Emailalchemy or NeoOffice. Help!
How do I stop the discrepancy in recurring appointment times between handhelds and Outlook 2007? They do not seem to be syncing correctly. [more inside]
MS Word 2003 on XP is misbehaving. (I must have hit some Clever Keys in error and now do not now how to get back.) [more inside]
Mac OS X / Microsoft Office 2004 (Excel) crash and failed file recovery has left excel in an endless loop of restore and crash. Can anyone help me to find and delete the (unwanted) auto-saved excel sheet that is causing this problem? [more inside]
I saved a PowerPoint presentation as PDF, but the PDF version has some extra exclamation points (!) all over the place and two entire text boxes missing. Can anyone help me fix that? [more inside]
In ms word, in endnotes, there's this little two-inch line in the upper-left corner to symbolize that you're in "footnote land," even on the second page of the endnotes and after. It's the same line that's at the bottom of the page before a footnote. Is there any way to remove this line? I have a mac, but I think the same issue comes up with PCs. I need to get rid of this line to fulfill the formatting requirements to post my dissertation, so any help would be much appreciated!
Will my LG Env2 (LG VX 9100) be able to handle my e-mail needs? [more inside]
How can I get Mac Word 2008 to display additional heading levels (below 3) in my table of contents? [more inside]
Is there an easier way to select a group of emails in Outlook and extract their header information to a file or to the clipboard - together, all at once? An Outlook plugin perhaps? Outlook's method sucks because you can only get one header at a time via right-click and view options. I've got a load of spam that I need to send to my host for investigation.
I need the latest Microsoft USB 2.0 driver stack. Is there some place to download just the Microsoft USB 2.0 driver stack, without the entire service pack? Does MS have it on its website? Is a pirate copy floating around? I don't even know what it's called to search for it, if it's publicly available, behind a pay wall, or *only* available through the service packs?
How do I convert a PowerPoint presentation to a Word document? (Office 2007 on Windows XP) [more inside]
A couple of weeks ago I had to do a System Restore on my PC, after which I had to reinstall Microsoft Office (2007). Ever since, every time I I open an office program like word or Excel, the program has to go through a long configuration process. [more inside]