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Office 2013 - All office applications have sizing and title bar issues

Question: Office 2013 - All office applications have sizing and title bar issues

Hi

OS: Windows 8.1
Office Version: Professional Plus 2013

Every office application I open seems to have a classic unthemed title bar and not maximise correctly. When opening an office application a number of things happen:
The application opens behind any open windows
The application when maximised appears to be open full screen with in an invisible frame
Drop down lists within the application instantly close when clicked on

Here are few images showing what I mean:





Steps taken to try to rectify the problem:Reinstalled Office after having used Revo Uninstaller to remove any left over traces
Rolled back to a time I don't believe the problem existed, thought this may have existed from the start but never realised due to lack of use
Reinstalled Graphics Card drivers
Turned off any OS resizing options
Tried changing the OS theme back to default
Tried changing the screen resolution

I should also mention that this only affects office applications and no other applications seem to have any issues like this.

I know I can get around the issue of it being maximised, as can be seen from the screenshot. The issues with dropdown boxes etc is a pain, any help you guys can give would be appreciated

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Answer: Office 2013 - All office applications have sizing and title bar issues

Have you tried an Office repair. This is how to do it with Windows 7, Open Control Panel, select Programs & Features, scroll down to Microsoft Office 2013 & Right Click on it & select Change & this will show a couple of Repair options to try. Windows 8 might be different as I haven't tried it.

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Since upgrading my main desktop to Windows 10, I began having trouble with my Office 2013 installation. I would get the "swirling circle" and the "application has stopped responding" error messages very frequently. I was able to buy the Office 2016 suite for $10 through my employer (Microsoft HUP) and since upgrading the application, I have not seen the error. Of course, I've only had Office 2016 on my PC for one day, so I'll keep checking to see if the problem returns. Has anyone else had issues with Office 2013 and Win10? Thanks!

Answer:Office 2013 issues, upgraded to Office 2016...

In fact Office is working nicely for me in Windows 10. I had PCs with Office 2007 and even with the old Office 2003 and I have not yet had complaints about crashes.

Microsoft offers a FixIt tool, which allows you to do a clean uninstall of the Office 2013 files so that you can afterwards create a clean Office installation again. As an additional ressort, there even is a description of how to manually uninstall Office 2013. I did not have to test it, but that might have helped you as well.

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We are wanting to up-grade our current Office suite Office 2003 to either Office 2010 or Office 2013.  Our PC's are running Windows 7
 
I would just like to know what peoples opinions and advice is on this?

Answer:Up-grade from Office 2003 to Office 2010 or Office 2013

 I can't speak to Office 2013, but I've done numerous upgrades to Office through 2010.  When you install the new version, you have the option to keep the old version or just replace it.  Starting with Office 2007 the familiar menu bar has been replaced with the ribbons which take a lot of getting used to for folks used to older versions.  There's a little program called UbitMenu that will add most of the menu bar functions back in the 2007 and 2010 versions that a lot of folks find helpful.  If you do opt to have two different versions installed at the same time, what happens is that when you switch from one to the other, it goes through a juggling act that takes a minute or so.  It's a bit of a pain, but if you need it, it could be a convenience.
 
Good luck.

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Is it possible to change Office 2013 Professional Plus to Office 2013 standard?If so, what are the instructions?Thanks

Answer:change Office 2013 Professional Plus to Office 2013 standard

If the Professional Plus is a trial then you can't legitimately downgrade it for free.Did you put your subject line in Google?Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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After sorting through the crisis created by the KB3000850 MS update clashing with Avast I am finally after two days seeing the light.

The experience has left my Outlook mail program on my Laptop hanging and not opening.

After repairing both on and offline, and restarts and boots in safe mode I still have no answers to get into my mail on my pc.

All I am getting is no access no matter what I do.

Answer:Office 2013 and Outlook Issues

Have you tried a complete uninstall & install of Outlook, including creating a new account (which creates a new PST file), followed by an FILE > IMPORT of your mail from your old/current PST file?

Make sure you FIRST move your old/current PST file out of the default folder before install so it does not try and automatically import the corrupted(?) PST file again.

If you need explanation or instruction, just ask.

-WW

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We have an upgrade on our computer units here in the company, my problem is when users save their 2007 excel files an error pops up, Errors were detected while saving "File Name". Microsoft maybe able to save the file by removing or repairing some features. To make the repairs in new file, click Continue. To cancel saving the file, click Cancel.

By the way, the files were save on the file server and users access them through single roaming profile that we created with full access on their folders.
i am hoping i could find an answer.

thank you

Answer:Error on saving MS Office Excel 2007 files to MS Office 2013

i have many views, but no reply... i am starting to think this forum is not helping me !...

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Hello,

A charity is considering upgrading its workstations to Office 2013 from Office 2007.
They have lots of files in the .docx, .xlsx, .xlsm, and .xltm formats that they would need to access on a daily basis.

- Would the upgrade cause compatability problems with working with files created under these above formats?

Answer:Considering upgrade to Office 2013 - potential problems with Office 2007 files?

To my knowledge, they should not have any issues.

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I have attached 2 screenshots of the types of things I am getting.. The first one is when trying to open a document and the second one is trying to save an attachment in outlook.. As I am typing this it seems to be working fine now. However, this is how it acts sometimes it works great and other times its extremely slow..  I have tried a repair in office but that didn't seem to help. Thanks for any help/suggestions!

Answer:Issues when opening and saving in office 2013

It looks like the files path is not on your computer but rather on someone's else and when you try to open it, it tries to connect to that computer.

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Hi,
I plan to update Office Pro 2003 to Office 2013 with Outlook. I need some Advice on how to move all of my Outlook info in 2003 to Outlook 2013.
Thank you, Richard
 

Answer:Update from Office 2003 to Office 2013 saving Outlook

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Any idea when Office 2013 will be available for download / upgrade?

Thanks!

Answer:Purchased Office 2010 w/ free upgrade to Office 2013

Hi there
it's in the Ms store already -- although IMO I'd stick to Office 2010 if I were you.
Anyway YMMV so here's the link (UK store) .

Microsoft Store United Kingdom Online Store - Office Suites

What you'd do to get the upgrade price I don't know but Office 2013 IS available for download. Try phoning / emailing -- actually a better option these days is to use a FAX believe it or not for this type of question. Emails tend to get lost as people have 100'000's to deal with, phone calls are diabolical --endless menu systems, loads of waiting and people on the other side of the planet who are incredibly difficult to understand.

The lowly fax machine when it chatters into life usually gets INSTANT attention these days . !!

Cheers

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Office 2016 Installation Routine Deleting Older Stand-alone Apps






I can't say I wasn't warned. I was part way through installing Microsoft Office 2016 on my primary workstation when I got a message that said, "Stop, you should wait to install Office 2016." The error message went on to say that if I decided to continue anyway, my copy of Microsoft Visio Standard 2013 would be removed. Since I had the original disk from when I purchased the software, I went ahead. Bad move. It turns out that when Microsoft says that Visio 2013 won't work with Office 2016, it means it won't even have the chance to work. Any attempt to reinstall the software will be thwarted. The fact that you paid for the software is beside the point. You're basically out of luck. When I went to the Microsoft community forums, which is where Microsoft handles much of its tech support, I discovered that I wasn't alone. Apparently hundreds of people who'd purchased stand-alone Microsoft Office products were affected, and they weren't happy about it.

Furthermore, the problem extended far beyond Visio. Users with Microsoft Project, Publisher, Access, InfoPath and SharePoint Designer were also affected. Likewise, Microsoft customers who purchased Office Apps that are normally part of Office suites but may have been purchased separately, such as Outlook 2013, were also affected.



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upgraded to 2013

I told it to remove 2010 and install 2013

durning the install my nvidia drivers kept stopped responding. this problem stopped after office 2013 was installed and updated.

and later I found out my vmware installation was messed up and missing files. was working before.

what the heck happpend, I dont know..........office 2010 decided to take revenge? if it was going out . it was taking everyone out with it. lol

Answer:office 2010 to office 2013 weird thing happend

Are you running Windows in your VMWare installation or is your WMWare installation on your Windows machine?

It sounds like (drivers aside) there were some shared filed that may have been wiped that VMWare was using that belonged to Office 2010.

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Office 2016 Installation Routine Deleting Older Stand-alone Apps






I can't say I wasn't warned. I was part way through installing Microsoft Office 2016 on my primary workstation when I got a message that said, "Stop, you should wait to install Office 2016." The error message went on to say that if I decided to continue anyway, my copy of Microsoft Visio Standard 2013 would be removed. Since I had the original disk from when I purchased the software, I went ahead. Bad move. It turns out that when Microsoft says that Visio 2013 won't work with Office 2016, it means it won't even have the chance to work. Any attempt to reinstall the software will be thwarted. The fact that you paid for the software is beside the point. You're basically out of luck. When I went to the Microsoft community forums, which is where Microsoft handles much of its tech support, I discovered that I wasn't alone. Apparently hundreds of people who'd purchased stand-alone Microsoft Office products were affected, and they weren't happy about it.

Furthermore, the problem extended far beyond Visio. Users with Microsoft Project, Publisher, Access, InfoPath and SharePoint Designer were also affected. Likewise, Microsoft customers who purchased Office Apps that are normally part of Office suites but may have been purchased separately, such as Outlook 2013, were also affected.



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Hi, hope someone can help me..

We have installed Office 2013 (64bit) on 13workstations, but found out that clients require Office 2010 (32bit) for some programs that are linked.

We removed the Office 2013 (64bit) and installed Office 2010 (32bit).

Everything looks okay up until we try to do Office 2010 repair process.
We are getting the attached error screen..

I tried Wiindows Installer Cleanup utility but i couldnt find any traces of Office 2013.
Pls help..
regards,
Major

Answer:Office 2013 (64bit) downgraded to Office 2010 (32bit)

Hi majorbaluga, welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Removing Office completely can be difficult. Refer to the website below. This explains how to remove Office 2013. You may have to remove office 2010 as well & then reinstall office 2010.

https://support.office.com/en-ca/art...c-2fdf5dbf61d8

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Microsoft is giving away Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 365 eBooks for free.
The collection includes FREE Microsoft eBooks, User Guides, Deployment Guides, Step-By-Steps, and so on for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM, PowerShell, Exchange Server, Lync 2013, System Center, Azure, Cloud, SQL Server, etc.
Go get your free copied here at MSDN. This is truly a huge list of eBooks!

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Hi, is there any way of backing up all email accounts in Outlook 2013 (including username+password) and restoring them in Outlook 2016 without having to manually recreate the accounts? Thanks

Answer:Migrating Outlook from Office 2013 to Office 2016

You didn't say what types of accounts they are, but mostly likely there isn't a way, unless there is a third-party tool or these are Exchange accounts.

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I'm trying to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office Pro Plus 2013 trial which I downloaded from Technet. Win 8

Apparently I get to the end of installation and then it all rolls back with the following error:

MS encountered an error during setup

Setup failed rolling back changes.

I've tried running as administrator but the issue persists.

I would appreciate your help

Arturo

Answer:Update from Office 2010 to Office Pro Plus 2013 fails

Uninstall 2010 and then try installing 2013. Upgrades don't always work that well.

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You may be aware the Microsoft has declared the various Office 2013 and Office 365 pricing and subscriptions. If you you wish to Try Office 2013 or Office 356 before buying it - you can do that too!
You can try Office 365 Home Premium for one month or Office Professional Plus 2013 for 2 months.

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I'm trying to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office Pro Plus 2013 trial which I downloaded from Technet.Apparently I get to the end of installation and then it all rolls back with the following error: MS encountered an error during setup. Win 8 Setup failed rolling back changes. I've tried running as administrator but the issue persists. I would appreciate your help Arturo

Answer:Update from Office 2010 to Office Pro Plus 2013 fails

I don't think you can upgrade with a trial version. You need to uninstall Office 2010, then install the trial.

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I just installed a copy of Office 2013 on a Pc (actually Win7) that already had Office 2010 on it. I was having problems getting an Exchange logon working and for some reason, upgrading to 2013 fixed the problem. I am working with 32-bit in both cases.

The copy of Office 2013 is working great. It noted there was a copy of 2010 there and copied all the information from the 2010, essentially doing an upgrade.

Now I'd like to remove the copy of 2010 and I'm wondering if that will destroy 2013 as well, somehow. The only strange thing I noted is I initially went into Mail-32 in the control panel to add the exchange logon and it added it to Outlook 2010 (sure, now it works on 2010...grrrh!), so I had to go into Outlook 2010 and remove the exchange account and then add the exchange account inside of Outlook 2013, which worked just fine.

So, I'm thinking if I uninstall Office 2010, then mail-32 will auto point to the 2013 version of Outlook. And I'd just like to get the 2010 version off anyway. But not if it's going to be a problem for Office 2013.

I've looked around the Internet and didn't find anything pointing directly at this situation. If leaving 2010 out there is the simplest solution, I'm OK with that. Thanks ahead of time.

Answer:Will Uninstall of Office 2010 destroy Office 2013?

I have been in the situation where I bought a new pc that had a trial version of MS Office 2010 already installed. I installed a full version of MS Office 2007 and uninstalled the MS 2010 trial version later with no problems.

This was a case where I had MS Office 2007 installed on my work computer and my company had a site license that allowed you to also install a copy at home. That's why I choose the 2007 version over the 2010 version.

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Hi, is there any way of backing up all email accounts in Outlook 2013 (including username+password) and restoring them in Outlook 2016 without having to manually recreate the accounts? Thanks

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Hi, is there any way of backing up all email accounts in Outlook 2013 (including username+password) and restoring them in Outlook 2016 without having to manually recreate the accounts? Thanks

Answer:Migrating Outlook from Office 2013 to Office 2016

You didn't say what types of accounts they are, but mostly likely there isn't a way, unless there is a third-party tool or these are Exchange accounts.

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hi guys,

well i just installed office 2010 and during install you get the option to click for the free Office 2013 download.

Office 2013 is far more interesting dan 2007 or 2010.

Jeff

Answer:just installed Office 2010 X64 to get Office 2013 free

You've just installed or just boght and installed?

As you can see, are 2 different things.

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On my husbands computer we are running Office pro 2010 on Windows 7.I would like to upgrade it to Office pro 2013. But in Outlook 2010 he has like 40 folders with subfolders full of emails. When i upgrade will Outlook 2013 grab all the settings, folders, emails and put them in correctly? I know office 2013 does not go onto of office 2010 because i did it on my own computer but i do not use outlook on mine, i use WLM so i do not remember what it did for outlook because i do not remember if i put an account in there after i installed it or not. I did mine months ago, call it a senior moment.

Does anyone here using Office 2013, did it as an upgrade and found all their settings, folders, emails, calendar and everything else get transferred into outlook 2013 correctly?

I do have a .pst backup just in case but sometimes when putting this back it messes up everything and i do not want to spend hours fixing it nor a divorce (lol) over this.

Answer:Upgrading from Office 2010 to office 2013 question

Oh also, i remember i got in program and features Office 2010 and office 2013, once i knew all was well i uninstalled office 2010, but then again i do not use outlook but for only one exchange account, and everything went fine with uninstalling office 2010, i am hoping from the answer you give me above, this would be the case here to?

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Applications Affected

* Microsoft Windows
* Microsoft Office
* Microsoft Office for Mac
* Microsoft Access
* Microsoft Excel and Excel Viewer
* Microsoft FrontPage
* Microsoft Outlook
* Microsoft PowerPoint
* Microsoft Project
* Microsoft Publisher
* Microsoft Visio
* Microsoft Word and Word Viewer
"Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office may allow
an attacker to access your computer, install and run malicious
software on your computer, or cause it to crash," according to US-CERT.

Microsoft has provided updates to remedy these vulnerabilities. To
obtain these updates, visit the Microsoft Update web site. US-CERT
also recommends enabling Automatic Updates.

Microsoft Office 2000 users must visit the Microsoft Office Update
web site to get the appropriate updates.

Apple Mac OS X users should obtain updates from the Mactopia web
site.

Regards,
John

Answer:Ms Issues Security Updates For Office Applications

Glad I am so cheap. I use Open Office.

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Hello, please help, this is really bugging me.

Office 2000 works absolutely fine for quite a while, and then all of a sudden...

When I click on the Office Assistant button or try to use a wizard I get this error message:

There was a problem starting the Office Assistant. Would you like to try reinstalling it?

This happens across all Office apps, and just happened out of the blue, one day, I have no idea why!

I noticed the Office Assistant wasn't coming up, and click on it, then got these problems.

When I click yes to the error, it does try to reinstall, but in the end gives me another message:

The Office Assistant could not be started. Please repair the Assistant by running Office 2000 setup and selecting "Repair Office 2000".

I then try this to no avail. Also I have looked on Microsoft support and have overwritten my oleaut32.dll file, then reinstalled Office as suggested, no improvement. Also tried to set the Office Assistant to run from my computer instead of CD-ROM as shown in another Microsoft support artice, but it was already set to run from my computer, so Office Assistant still doesn't work!!!

Any help would be most appreciated.

Thanks guys, love this forum.
 

Answer:Office Assistant Problem - All Office 2000 Applications

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Clean installing Windows 10 and have both Office 2010 and Office 2013 available and your thoughts on which should I use. I have been running Office 2010 on my systems and mainly basic use of Word and Excel. Also x86 or x64?

Also would my files created with Office 2010 have any problems with Office 2013?

Thanks,
Jim

Answer:Office 2010 or Office 2013 ? Help Me Decide

Can't say much to features but I don't like the flat washed-out look of 2013. Approx 60-70% of my clients that installed 2013 went back to 07 or 10. The others like 2013. Did notice an issue with 2013 Outlook when it was first released - IMAP accounts constantly syncing and going through bandwidth like crazy on a few accounts. Would hope that bug has been fixed by now though.

Your 2010 files should work fine with 2013.

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I bought a new pc a few months ago and installed Office 2013 on it that I had used on my old one
No problem
But on the new pc I kept getting pop ups to activate Office 2016 which was on the new pc.
It will let me open old files but now says activate before using
Am unable to create ant new word docs excel files etc.
How do I just defer to 2013 please?
Do I uninstall 2016 will that force it to use 2013?
 

Answer:Using Office 2013 not a trial copy office 206 on new pc

you will have a trial version of office 365

here is how to uninstall the trial version
https://support.office.com/en-us/ar...rom-a-PC-9dd49b83-264a-477a-8fcc-2fdf5dbf61d8

however, that may require you to re-install office 2013
or goto programs and features and repair office 2013
 

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I'm debating whether or not I should upgrade my Office 2010 to Office 2013? What's really the big difference between the two? Is it worth the upgrade?

Answer:What's the difference between Office 2010 and Office 2013?

Hi ShuwanShawn, welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Have a look at these websites to give you an idea of the difference between Office 2010 & Office 2013.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bu7czS39WfE

What's the difference between Office 2013 and Office 2010?

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I want to install office 2016 over office 2013. what will be the correct procedure. please note that I am also using outlook 2013.
Please suggest..
 

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have a computer with a preinstalled version of office 2013 and I want to reimage the computer.used to be that magical jelly bean would provide the key... not so with office 2013where will I find the key on the computer?

Answer:where is office 2013 office product key stored?

You can try this vbs code: it finds Windows and Office keys, it seems to find my office 2013 key correctly.Copy paste the code into NotepadFile >> SaveAsChange 'Save as type' to 'All Files'Enter a filename and saveThen double click and a txt file will be saved in the same location to where the vbs file isConst HKLM = &H80000002

dim fso: set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
dim CurrentDirectory
CurrentDirectory = fso.GetAbsolutePathName(".")
Set objFileToWrite = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject").OpenTextFile(CurrentDirectory & "\OfficeKeys.txt",8,True)

'wscript.echo "View Product Keys | Microsoft Products" & vbCrLf

'Install Date
Computer = "."
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & Computer & "\root\cimv2")
Set Obj = objWMIService.ExecQuery ("Select * from Win32_OperatingSystem")

dim InsDate

For Each item in Obj
InsDate = item.InstallDate
' Gather Operating System Information
Caption = Item.Caption
OSArchitecture = Item.OSArchitecture
CSDVersion = Item.CSDVersion
Version = Item.Version
Next

dim NewDate

NewDate = mid(InsDate,9,2) & ":" & mid(InsDate,11,2) & ":" & mid(InsDate,13,2)
NewDate = NewDate & " " & mid(InsDate,7,2) & "/" & mid(InsDate,5,2) & "/" & mid(InsDate,1,4)

QueryWindowsProductKeys()

'wscript.echo 'vbCrLf & "Office Keys" & vbCrLf

QueryOfficeProductKeys()

Function DecodeProductKey(arrKey, intKeyOffset)
If Not IsArray(arrKey) Then Exit Function
intIsWin8 = BitShiftRight(arrKey(intKeyOffset + ... Read more

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Hello,

I have uninstalled office 2010 few days ago and did a clean installation of office 2013.
But windows update is showing updates for both office 2010 and office 2013.

I have uninstalled office 2010 using Revo uninstaller so there are no traces
Am I missing something.

Answer:Office 2010 and Office 2013 both updates available

Hi there
Why on earth do people insist on using these 3rd party uninstaller apps for BOG STANDARD Microsoft applications --Ms OFFICE is one of the most used pieces of software on earth so installing / uninstalling it should be a breeze via STANDARD uninstall method.

Had you simply uninstalled via control panel then the entire problem would not exist.

Your 3rd party uninstaller obviously hasn't done its job properly as there is still some indication on your machine that Microsoft Update thinks you still have Office 2010 installed.

IMO 3rd party apps are better left for NON OS type applications - things like installing / uninstalling / updating software should be left to the OS itself. Very few 3rd party apps IMO should be allowed to interfere with the internal functions of the OS itself -- even AV software - but that's another issue.

My solution here would be to either restore your syste to a time before you installed the "Uninstaller" app or re-install a clean copy of windows, re-install the version of office you want and apply the updates.

Note -- when Ms updates programs it might make all sorts of registry changes "on the fly" and it's impossible for a 3rd party uninstaller to be able to handle or even find all these changes.

Cheers
jimbo

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Hello: I brought my MS Office to my new computer a few months ago. That version was/is 2010 on a windows XP. I now have the 2013 version of MicroSoft Office it is however the 64 bit version on a machine running windows 7 Home Premium.

I am concerned about losing my data over the transition.

I received the message that it is not possible to instal the 64 bit version until the 32 bit version is removed.

I would be very grateful if someone would provide guidance on the correct order and steps to accomplish this change over. The Data is backed up. I would not like to lose the Data in the various programs.
Thank You bats

Mother Board : Gigabyte Z77
System Type : x64 based PC
Intel Core i 7 -3770 CPU @ 3.5 , currently at factory overclock 3901GHZ
American Megatrends Bios SMBIOS 2.7
16 GIG OF INSTALLED Physical Memory
Samsung SSD 120 gig
1000 GB WDC HDD
 

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I am running Office 2013 on a cleanly installd SDD that has only ever had office 2013 installed on it. Any idea why windows update is giving me Office 2007 updates, specifically

(KB947318)(KB2817330)(KB2878233)(KB2878233)

I should decline these, right?

thnx

Answer:Office 2007 updates when I only have Office 2013

No don't decline these updates.
Office 2013 updates in the background & does not show up in the usual Windows Updates section. I am using Office 2013 Pro & I have it set for installing updates automatically.
It would be best just to let any updates that are required to be installed. Often certain updates are incorporated to cover a few versions of Office as they earlier ones need it so they incorporate it to cover all the applicable versions, which may also include later versions.
Therefore just leave it alone as fiddling with updates often causes trouble. Also it is just a whole lot of unnecessary work for you.

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Following on from helping a neighbour to decide as to the purchase of a new PC, I looked at my computer needs/usage and have decided to have a complete clear out of current PCs and rethink as to what I really use. To that end I would pose :
1) SSD drive - where it is indicated that they are far faster than SATA are there any drawbacks apart from the price and what would be considered a minimum size? I currently have only 89GB for all of my existing programmes.
2) Choosing a new Microsoft Office package, I currently use Word, Excel, Outlook and Access. There are seemingly two options:
Office for Business although does not include Access - for £219
or
Office 365 which does include Access for an annual subscription of £59.99.
It would seem that you take on the subscription and if you decide to cancel the annual subscription then you are required to remove the programme from your PC.
From a previous posting it seems that others use Outlook for all of their contacts, so I could consider using Outlook for that purpose and forget Access.
Any thoughts on any of the above?

Answer:Rethink on completely new PC -SSD - Office 365/Office 2013

compumac: only that, classically, you'd configure your SSD to host your operating system and programs, and keep your data on a 'regular' drive. That way, you can have a relatively small - and inexpensive - SSD. It's only really the operating system and programs that benefit from the much faster access an SSD provides.

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I have seen 2 similar threads to this one but not quite the same situation. I have Vista Ultimate x64 + MS Office Home & Student. The E-Mail client is 'Windows Live Mail'. This is set as the default mailer in all relevant places and otherwise works fine. MS Outlook is not installed nor has it even been on this PC.

If I try to 'send to mail receipient as attachment' from one of the Office applications I obtain an error 'You must logon to Microsoft Exchange to access your address book'. Trying again leads to the same error.
If I then gogo 'send to mail recipient as PDF' or 'send to mail recipient for review' it opens a 'Windows Live Mail' send mail window and all works fine. If I then go back to 'send to mail recipient as attachment' it now works fine. Close the Office application, try again but with the same result.

Some of the other threads imply that it is not possible to use 'Windows Live Mail' to send from Office but the above experience shows that it can work but with unusual errors and sequence of events.

Any others had similar experience? Anyone have 'Windows Live Mail' working from 'send to mail recipient' in Office applications with no issues?

Answer:Issues sending 'Windows Live Mail' from Office 2007 applications

I fixed this after some searching. Turns out that setting Windows Live Mail as the default E-Mail client in 'Set your default programs' is insufficient. Solution is to goto Start-Default Programs-Set program access and computer defaults-Custom, then explicitly select Windows Live Mail as the default mail program in this location. All then works fine.

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Like many licensed Microsoft products, Office 2010 has a rearm function built-in to extend your trial period an extra 30 days. You can do it in Windows 7 and also in Office 2010 using Office 2010 Trial Extender easily.
The process can be repeated 5 times, giving you a trial length of up to 180 days. But be careful. Click the button once, and the trial length will become 30 days.
Is this legal? Yes. Office 2010 Trial Extender isn't "hacking" Office, it's actually using a standard feature that Microsoft have built into the product. Download Office 2010 Trial Extender. UPDATE: Now supports Office 2013 too.

Answer:Office 2010 & 2013 Trial Extender: Rearm Office & extend its Trial period to 180 days

Download ???
Why ?
You don?t have to download anything...
Just open a Command-prompt (start CMD.exe)
On a 32-bit O/S Enter: "CD \Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\"
On a 64-bit O/S Enter: "CD \Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\"
run OSPPREARM.EXE
here is a bat-file that runs on both 32 & 64-bit versions of W7 & WS2008-R2: OFFICE 2010_REARM.BAT --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
@ECHO OFF
SET P=\Program Files
C:
IF DEFINED ProgramW6432 SET P=%P% (x86)
CD %P%\Common Files\microsoft shared\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\
OSPPREARM.EXE
SET P=
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BUT, BE SMART !
FIRST USE YOUR INITIAL 60 DAYS OF THE TRIAL.
DO NOT RUN THIS UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED THOSE 60 DAYS.
OTHERWISE YOU WILL LOOSE DAYS....

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Is there any difference in the features provided by office 2013 vs office 365? I am looking to get one, but cannot decide.
 

Answer:Choosing between office 2013 and office 365

yes some extras , they are both 2013 versions at the moment
365 gives you the full range
365 you can unauthorise and re-install on a different PC
365 comes with 1TB of onedrive space
365 you can also put on a tablet or phone
365 will be updated to the latest version

2013 stays on the PC its first installed on and cannot be transferred
2013 you can get different versions (with outlook, publisher, access products), which cost different prices

have a read here
https://products.office.com/en-us/buy/compare-microsoft-office-products
 

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OK I am curious. I am trying to understand the difference between these two: Office 2013 is just an updated version from office 2011 and its predecessor, and Office 365 is like Google docs, except that its a paid subscription. I don't see any logic to why I want to pay annually where I can just do Google docs, or just use a regular office application.

Answer:what's the difference between office 2013 and office 365

Nice article with a comparison chart: Office 365 vs. Office 2013: Should you rent or own?Only you know your personal use needs and requirements. If it's about money there are free alternatives. Renting means always the latest and greatest updated apps available. Buying means at some point antiquated and possibly no longer compatible or becoming problematic. Choose what works for you and your needs.

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hi guys,

is it possible to install Office 2016 32 bit next to Office 2013 (64 bit)?

I hate reinstalling Office 2013 if the 2016 version is not good enough.

Have to many rules that i have to recreate every time, also to many mails i need to redirect to the junk mail.

thanks
Jeff

Answer:Office 2016 (32 bit) next to Office 2013 (64 bit)

Originally Posted by jeffrys


hi guys,

is it possible to install Office 2016 32 bit next to Office 2013 (64 bit)?
Jeff



No.

While possible it is not recommended to install multiple versions of Office on the same computer. But they both must be the same bits. The only way this could be done is to install one on a virtual machine.

https://support.office.com/en-au/art...7-b78c513788bf

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I've been using Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013, 15.0.4631.1004 for the last six months, with no real problems.

Specifically, while using Excel 2013; I can press F1 or click the ? icon, and use the online Help... Until now



I'm working on something in Excel, I try to access Help, and get



This condition then persists until I reboot the computer; the same/similar message appears for the other Office components.

Please note: other programs do not have any problem connecting to the Internet. I'm experiencing the problem even as I type this in IE. Office is the only one having trouble with connecting... I have some URLs in a spreadsheet, and they still work fine
My computer has a wired connection to my modem-router on a simple home network. I am using Microsoft Security Essentials, Malwarebytes and Microsoft Firewall. All Windows Updates have been installed. Turning off the firewall does not help.

A few weeks ago I had a problem with a malicious toolbar. Malwarbytes quarantined a number of files having to do with Linkey, and MySearchDial, and the problem seemed to be solved.

Any help with Help would be appreciated...

Answer:Office 2013 can't connect to Office.com

Welcome Windows Seven Forums.

Have you tried an Office repair. To do that open Control Panel, select Programs & Features, scroll down to Microsoft Office 2013, Right Click on it & select Change. This will open a panel with a couple of repair options to try.

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Hi experts
Anyone know if it's possible to have Office 2010 (32 bit) and Office 2013 (64 bit) running on the same computer. (Windows 8 Enterprise 64 bit).

This link partially answers the question but doesn't say if you can mix 32 and 64 bit versions.
I have to keep EXCEL 32 bit as I have some addin's that don't work on the 64 bit version (EXCEL 2010).

I HATE outlook 2013 so the restriction on Outlook is fine by me. Mixing the 32 and 64 bit versions is my main concern here.

(Note you have to have office 2010 already installed to enable the "Side by Side" feature apparently -- not tried it yet).
Office 2013: Side-by-side or upgrade? | Jussi on SharePoint

Please posters who have actually TRIED this combination (on ANY version of 64 bit Windows 8). One often get posts like "It *should be possible*, or I don't THINK it will work. If you've tried this or can post me to an official Ms link saying it either works or doesn't work then I'd appreciate the help).

I don't actually like office 2013 -- I intend for all sorts of reasons sticking with office 2010 but there will be times when I have to run office 2013 and I really don't want to have to set up a separate Virtual machine just for that - or another Windows to Go system.

Cheers
jimbo

Answer:Office 2010 (32 bit) and Office 2013 (64 bit) together

Here is one reference that might satisfy you:

"Compatibility with existing Office files and solutions

The 64-bit version of Microsoft Office isn?t compatible with any other 32-bit version of Office programs. So you must first uninstall all 32-bit versions of Office programs before you install the 64-bit version of Office."

I found another on Technet, but like a dummy I left the page, and, for some reason, couldn't find the reference again. It said 64 and 32 bit versions cannot be installed on the same machine.

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hi guys,

is it possible to install Office 2016 32 bit next to Office 2013 (64 bit)?

I hate reinstalling Office 2013 if the 2016 version is not good enough.

Have to many rules that i have to recreate every time, also to many mails i need to redirect to the junk mail.

thanks
Jeff

Answer:Office 2016 (32 bit) next to Office 2013 (64 bit)

jeffrys said:

hi guys,

is it possible to install Office 2016 32 bit next to Office 2013 (64 bit)?
Jeff



No.

While possible it is not recommended to install multiple versions of Office on the same computer. But they both must be the same bits. The only way this could be done is to install one on a virtual machine.

https://support.office.com/en-au/art...7-b78c513788bf

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Hi there
Unless you have an ACTIVE Internet connection (or other Network Mail Server connection such as Exchange) you will NOT be able to set up OUTLOOK 2013.

Outlook 2013 requires (and there is no option unlike in Outlook 2010 to disable it by unchecking a box) a TEST email to be sent and working before your account(s) can be configured-- Once it's done you don't have to be online but if you need to set up several accounts and you don't have a working internet connection -- Tough luck.

Why on earth did Ms do this --it's not necessary and it is a Hassle for some people who are on the road, have purchased Office 2013 and want to set it up instead of having to wait until they get home.

Also a hassle if they want to prepare company laptop computers with email parameters in advance of the new Exchange email servers being rolled out to the users.

Even if your work policy has mechanisms where the USER can configure the email connections themselves they won't be able to set it up until the Servers are actually in place so you can't set the accounts up in advance.

The box I've shown here is from Outlook 2010. In Outlook 2013 the option is filled in and greyed out so you can't change it.

BTW I prefer and use Office 2010 myself but was trying to help a colleague to set up Office 2013.

Cheers
jimbo

Answer:Office 2013 --OUTLOOK 2013 requires Internet connection to set up

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45


Hi there
Unless you have an ACTIVE Internet connection (or other Network Mail Server connection such as Exchange) you will NOT be able to set up OUTLOOK 2013.

Outlook 2013 requires (and there is no option unlike in Outlook 2010 to disable it by unchecking a box) a TEST email to be sent and working before your account(s) can be configured-- Once it's done you don't have to be online but if you need to set up several accounts and you don't have a working internet connection -- Tough luck....
...
...


Of course you can uncheck the Test email box. It has been so in all Outlook versions, is still so in Outlook 2013.

The option is grayed out exactly as long as the NEXT button is grayed out i.e. as long as they could not be used due missing credentials, until the setup has all relevant information for an email account to work (email address, incoming and outgoing servers, username and password). When you have filled the needed credentials, both the Test box and NEXT button become visible and can be clicked / selected.

Although I could well understand that setting up an email account, which in any case needs a working connection, would require an existing connection, this is not the case with Outlook 2013. You can set your email accounts up while sitting in a pub in Brussels watching Premier League Football without Internet connection if you want to .

Screenshot from Windows 8.1 / Outlook 2013.
Kari

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Looking for some more feedback regarding Office 2016, Office 365 C2R [Sandboxie Paid versions]

General feed back [Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.]
Problems?
Annoyances? Quirks?
Outlook email..
Performance? Speed, loading, etc.
Saving documents? Editing documents?
.....Anything else.

If you would like a TRIAL key to test as well, and a chance for Sandboxie gifts, please email @ [email protected]

We'd like to try and fix any outstanding issues as the stable version comes out for SBIE and before (hopefully) Red-stone update of Windows 10.
 

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Hi everyone,

Does anyone have any information if there are any issues with access if the acces was created from Office 2000 pro and if there is anything that need to be done when users update to Office 2002(XP).

Thanks
AMS2800
 

Answer:Update from Office 2000 pro to Office xp(2002) issues

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My question is regarding MS Office, in particular, Excel 2010 and Excel 2013Our small business is currently using MS Office 2010.One of our guys who's job is to prepare data in Primavera wants to test Primavera in Excel 2013.My questions are: If I install Excel 2013 on his computer, will it show up as a separate entry in Programs and Features?If the testing with Primavera is completed and I want to remove Excel 2013 from the computer, will that affect the existing MS Office 2010 install on the computer?Will current MS Office data be affected by Excel 2013 being removed?Thanks

Answer:Excel / Office 2010 compatability to Excel / Office 2013

As these are two seperate applications, yes you can install office 2013 on the same machine as 2010 as a side by side installation, it will appear as a seperate entry within Programs and Features, so yes you can uninstall it at a later date.

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Hi there

Whoever designed the base colors for Office 2013 must have been totally STONE DEAF and COLOR BLIND at the same time. I can't believe that comments weren't made before this stuff was allowed out of the door.

There's almost no possibilities to customize the backgrounds or colors and on a large monitor the base white looks really HIDEOUS -- you need a good pair of Sunglasses while working with it.

The only other choice is some type of Grey (shown in screenshot) which looks very similar to "The Fruit Company's Window colour scheme. Still looks hideous and that Blue !!!!!.

Outlook also displays the unread message titles in the most sickly blue (can't seem to change it) I've ever seen.

Before I remove this POS from my computer is there anyway to De-Uglify or customize like I had in Office 2010 with the Black background.

I don't like it opening with a prompt screen before I get the base screen (often needs another TWO keyboard strokes !! -- example for EXCEL 2013 shown) -- I should be able to open it in a Window with the menus just like like Office 2010. It means I now have to make a load of extra keyboard strokes before I actually get a workbook screen to start getting my work done.

I don't want the sign in reminders either -- I don't intend to use Cloud services etc.

Cheers
jimbo

Answer:Outlook 2013 (Office 2013) Help to De-Uglify

No there isn't a way (that I know of) to change it. It was too cumbersome and hogged my Internet Speed with Cloud and whatnot; so I went back to good ol' office 2010. Maybe you should too

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I don't know how this has happened but when I open up Microsoft Office (Word or Excel, for example) all the words in the title bars are in italics - their font seems to have changed.
For example, in Word, the words Home, Insert, Page Layout etc. on the tabs are all in italics. On the Home tab, the words Clipboard, Font, Paragraph, Stlyes are all in italics. The same applies to all the other tabs.
How do I change them back to their "normal" font?

Answer:MS Office Title Bar Font

According to this :
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/can-i-customize-the-ribbon-HA010227754.aspx
the font or font size cannot be changed on the Ribbon, yet it has changed on mine!

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I recently installed a copy of Office 2010 Pro onto my Windows 10 laptop. When I open any of the apps, the title bar appears to have one color superimposed on top of a lighter color except where there is text. It only happens with Office 2010 apps, all other apps are OK. See pictures. I cannot find anywhere in Office to change this and do not want to fiddle with Windows 10 color settings too much without seeking advice. The old Windows Classic Colour scheme was simple to use, but it has gone away.

Any help to fix this would be appreciated.

Answer:Strange Office 2010 Title Bar Colors

Just a suggestion.

Ask your question at Microsoft Community, Microsoft Office 2010 forum................
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/o...e_365hp?auth=1

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I recently installed a copy of Office 2010 Pro onto my Windows 10 laptop. When I open any of the apps, the title bar appears to have one color superimposed on top of a lighter color except where there is text. It only happens with Office 2010 apps, all other apps are OK. See pictures. I cannot find anywhere in Office to change this and do not want to fiddle with Windows 10 color settings too much without seeking advice. The old Windows Classic Colour scheme was simple to use, but it has gone away.

Any help to fix this would be appreciated.

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As part of a company wide network upgrade - (NT 4.0 to XP Pro), we are also upgrading Office 97 to Office 2003. (The new boxes will all have clean OS installs so OS upgrade issues will not be a major factor here)

We are searching for any compatibility issues other admin's may have experienced in the move from 97 to 2003.
Thanks for any info..
JDT

Answer:Office 97 to Office 2003 Issues

I havent experienced quite a signicant jump in office here at work, but I wouldnt expect any issues as the upgrade usually just replaces the old files with new files. Only issue I can with your users is with Outlook and configurations and such. Not sure if the personal folders keep that same structure and such.

We are currently in the same process as far as upgrading from NT4.0 machines to XP Pro machines how many do you plan to roll out? Is this due to the fact that Microsoft is no longer supporting the NT4.0 OS? Thats the main reason we are doing it so long as we get the budget approval from our corporate office

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My neighbor just told me that her husband bought ms office professional plus 2013 for $9
is this legit?

Answer:office 2013 for $9?

Looks like it's entirely possible: http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/337490/microsoft-office-2013-professional-plus-just-10-qualified-email-addresses

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I've got a full version of Office 365 from 2013. Earlier this year I had bought a full year of it after my free subscription had run out. Today over the last hour or so, I've been getting along the top in Word: (Non-Commercial Use) (Unlicensed Produced). It is a legitimate product. I am able to log into my account but as soon as I do, I get logged out, but I do get to see the options once I am logged in.
 

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Question: MS Office 2013

I have a fully licensed copy of MS office 2013. I have been sent a word.doc attachment on an email and saved it to the HDD, but Word refuses to open it!!!!

Answer:MS Office 2013

First thing I would suggest is to ask for the file to be re-sent, as it is possible that the file has been damaged in transit.

I have also had occasions where a "Word Compatible" program has been used to generate the document and this is not actually compatible, Re-saving the original as another format Docx or even RTF can sometimes solve this, (I've even seen this happen when using another Word revision to generate the document, though this is rare)

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Question: Office 2013

Hi ! I was at my local computer store, and I was bying the Office 2013 !
I`m trying to install it, and it stands that the file that it need to install is missing og corrupted, i just bought it !
Need help, please.

Answer:Office 2013

You need to give more details really. What file does it say is missing or corrupted?

If it was me I'd take it back and exchange it.

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Question: Office 2013 SP1

hi all I just found out today from a teachers computer that Office 2013 SP1 has officially been released she is not as computer savvy as I am she knows how to make things pretty anyways I was helping her do her patch Tuesday updates on her laptop and saw one for Office 2013 SP1 she is running one of the higher editions of Office 2013 then what I run at home as I have the Home and Student version does this update effect any of my office programs or not and I ran a Windows Update and didn't find the update I also tried downloading and installing the update from Microsoft and it said I didn't need it, please help as I am confused on this update thanks guys

Answer:Office 2013 SP1

Let's start with some elementary troubleshooting...

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data

Then please download and install Belarc Advisor from www.belarc.com - run it, then save the output as a MHT file
Please then send it to me as a Private Message - it does contain confidential information, which should not be uploaded as an attachment in open forums.

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I'm very confused about Office 2013. This site and other claim it is now available to businesses

http://www.engadget.com/2012/12/03/office-2013-rtm-live/

But I can't find were to buy it Also, there is office 365 which is confusing me even more.

And I can find a customer preview when searching for 'Buy office 2013 business': http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/officepreview But what is this?

Is it really available at the moment? Or should I get 365? Any feedback would be great
 

Answer:Office 2013 is it available now?

It is available to businesses through their volume licensing program, but you can't buy it retail yet.

The customer preview is a beta version that you can try before you buy it. It has a limited term (30 days, 60 days, etc), after which it will expire unless you enter a valid license key.

Whether you should get Office 2013 or Office 365 depends on your need. Office 2013 is the next version of the Office suite we're all used to. Office 365 is subscription based and can be installed on up to five computers. It has more cloud services and will provide some syncing between the computers.

This article from pcmag might be helpful if you want to read up on some of the differences.
 

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Question: MS Office 2013

Does anyone know if the Preview will be totally separate and not conflict with my installation of Office 2010?
 

Answer:MS Office 2013

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Question: 2013 office

Hi I just purchased office 2013 through my company for my daughters laptop, can I use this on my laptop to or am I restricted to only one user per purchase?

Answer:2013 office

It has been reported on this forum that installers of Office 2013 purchased via company benefits plans are ONETIME, ONE COMPUTER online installers. So, unless you have Office 365 subscription you are pretty much permanently locked to one computer.

In other words, you get an exe file of about 300-400 KB. This thing has a key embedded in it. Once you will start it, it will download Office 2013 installation files.
This function is a onetime function. Likely, it wont work again even on the same computer.
You won't be able to REinstall your Office 2013 even for this current computer with the very same file.
You would have to purchase some extra backup dvd in order to be able to reinstall it EVEN ON THE SAME computer.

Thus, indeed Office 2013 available via company benefits plan is likely locked to ONE computer and ONE installation on this computer (if you have your hdd wiped and will try to reinstall it on the same computer without extra backup dvd it WON'T work).

More info Office 2013 ProPlus Home Use download
and Microsoft Office 2013

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Dear: Sir / Ms.

I am looking to fiend out if I can run Office 2013 on my Dell XPS 400 Desk Top computer, it has a 320 GB Hard Drive and 3.0 GB of Memory, and is running Windows Vista tweaked! I want to
take the Good Will on line course, and I currently have Office 2007 but they are not offering
Certificates for that any moor, I was thinking of going to Office 2010, but thought if I can
run 2013 it would be better sense it is newer!

Please let me know witch one would be best for my situation?
Sincerely

Walter C. Scott.
 

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Hello,

O.S. Windows8 MS Office 2013

My annoyance is the random indication in Excel onlythere was a problem sending the command to the program. Random means not all the times I click on the same Excel file. Eventually the files opens at the second attempt.

In Excel > Properties > Advanced > General there is a blank box that is to be filled up ..................at startup open all files in.............BLANK. I dont know with what.

Besides the above in the Registry my Keys read

HKCR Excel. Sheet8 > Shell > Open > Command that reads
[default] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\EXCEL.EXE" /dde
[command] yh1BV5!!!!!!!!!MKKSkEXCELFiles>lVWA(TVkMAIS5Dh]3nVO /dde xb'BV5!!!!!!!!!MKKSkEXCELFiles>VijqBof(Y8'w!FId1gLQ /dde
and
[ddeexec] [open("%1" /ou "%u")]

I quoted the readings as the homologous keys with Word (that is OK) have different terminals
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\WINWORD.EXE" /n "%1" /o "%u"

May I ask if there are suggestions at this regard?

Pls notice I tried already: DISM, reinstallation of Office, FIXIT and other.

Many thanks

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Question: MS Office 2013

I just got MS Office 2013 and have a question about it. All of the programs have a white background. Do I need to changed my Theme to get color or is it just different than the Office 2003 I had before?

Answer:MS Office 2013

Hi there .. It can be changed seems not many Colors to choose from though ...
Change the Office theme - Outlook - Office.com

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Question: Office 2013

Hello everyone,

I have some issues I can't seem to figure out and hoping to find a solution here. Any help is more than welcome. I try to explain it as clear as posible. All users work in a domain on windows 2008R2 server.

When I would like to open an online image (illustrations I used before in office 2010) I get following error:
“There are some temporarily problems with the server. You are able to work ofline if you would like to insert images from your computer”.
I keep getting this message while others can get there online images.

If I right click on a webpage that is made with word to open it with word I get this message:
“Word is not able to start in safe modus. Would you like to recover?"
Others can open this webpage like this. If I am in word I am able to open the webpage. If I have to do this everytime I loose a lot of time. Recovering word does not seem to work either. In this case I get following message:
“Setup of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 is completed”. I don’t use office 2010 enymore. I use office 2013 now.
I can’t start word in safe modus either.

I hope this is a bit clear for you. I really appreciate all the help I can get.
 

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This issue has been bothering me for awhile, short description....

Windows 7 and 10 sharing files via workgroup with one gig switched network, using local accounts. Initial opening and MS Office file (.docx, .xlsx, etc.) takes anywhere from 15-25 seconds. Opening another file with the same extension is instantaneous, pops right up.

Closing the the app and immediately opening even the just closed file takes 15-25 seconds to open. And again, opening another file with the same extension is instantaneous.

Locally opening just the app on Windows 10 results in the same, the message states "Starting application...", "Loading plugins....", etc. Opening a new window of the same app is quick, it's only at the initial app start there's the delay.

All MS Office apps configured to start with a blank document. I've tried deleting history, modify default folder, etc., but no use. All Office apps are blocked from accessing the internet, they have access to only the local network. That didn't help either.

Interestingly, Visio 2013 does not do this, it's pops right up, regardless if the file is local or remote....

The system has a one gig Samsung 850 EVO drive, 16 gig memory and i5 3350P quad-core CPU. While the CPU is getting old, it is not the source of this issue.

Any suggestion for eliminating the initial delay for MS Office apps?

TIA..

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Good morning, I am sure the answer to this question is around but I just cannot find it!!
We have a new windows 8.1 pc and want to install office 2013. On looking at the details it states 'one pc' use.
My question is can it be used independently by multiple user accounts on the one PC?
And will the second account user need a Microsoft account to use it?
many thanks
Paul

Answer:office 2013 on new pc

Have a look at this link. Doesn't look as other users need a Microsoft account to use it but a lot of the apps won't be available. I have all the users on my PC log in via a Microsoft account instead of a local one.

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Just had to share. Been working in Office 2010 for the last few years, upgraded to 2013 Pro (because it only costs $10 with the MS work at home price).

At first I hated the new ribbon, and how the apps open, how they look, etc... So I tried as much as I could to make it look like 2010, somewhat successfully.

I only discovered this weekend how much better Excel and PowerPoint 2013 are than the 2010 versions. I spent about 14 hours this weekend creating my own automated analysis spreadsheet for my work, mostly doing logic and formulas looking up values from other spreadsheets then exporting them into PowerPoint charts and graphs for the monthly executive reports for a program I just took over. They guy doing it before me did most of the work by manually manipulating the data, starting with 20-40MB spreadsheets, something that takes a day or so to do every single month. I'm now glad I decided I did not want to go through all that crap work in following his technique...which I could hardly follow anyway.

In the process I realized the formula analysis tools are actually useful...something I cannot say for Excel 2010 or earlier. That was the one big thing that helped make it all work for me, the 2010 version on my work PC is just stupid comparatively. Not only 2013 will tell you there is a formula problem, but it even tells you what part of the formula, and lets you edit it in the troubleshooter directly.

Ok, so I know that's a lot of unnecessary blabbering to get t... Read more

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We're about to upgrade from XP and Office 2002 to Windows 8 (or hopefully 8.1) and MS Office Home & Business 2013 plus Publisher.
My queries are about the 365 edition of Office (which I know includes Publisher). I've done a lot of research, and read glowing information and reviews about Office 2013, and the 365 subscription edition. But everything I've read doesn't answer a couple of simple points. What I really need please, and can't find, is to get some advice from people who have used this.
My questions are these - can anyone advise me please.
1 - Have you got to be connected to the internet to use Office 365 - what happens if I want to type a document in Publisher (or possibly Word), and we can't connect to the internet?
2 - Can I save all the documents on our computer - or has it got to be on Sky Drive?
3 - I'm a fast typist, and expect to see instant results on the screen as I type. If I'm working online, and not with a particularly fast internet connection, how will I get on? Even typing this question into the box on PC Advisor Website, there's a short delay.
Any advice and comments would be really welcome, please. I'm surprised that I haven't seen much about Office 2013 and 365 so far, except for sales talk and reviews.

Answer:MS Office 2013 and 365

1) No
2) yes
3 yes if your working offline - depends if your working mobile
see and See1 having seen the reviews I would have to think carefully about it.

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Question: office 2013

So i installed my office 2013 and it i guess trying to install the update threw windows update seems like service pack 1 is stuck at 14% and never moves. any idea or way to restart the updates

Answer:office 2013

Try restarting the windows update service by right clicking it and choose restart

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For those of is with Office 2010?

Thanks!

Answer:When is Office 2013 going to be available?

I think it's in the Q1 of 2013,
Microsoft Office 2013 Releases to Manufacturing (RTM), GA in First Quarter of 2013 - Tweaking with Vishal

However, the RTM has already released. Download Trial from TechNet:
Download Free Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus, Visio 2013 and Project 2013 60-Day Trial Versions - Tweaking with Vishal

Direct Download Link for RTM Trial:
[Direct Download Link] Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus, Visio 2013 and Project 2013 Free Trial - Tweaking with Vishal

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Question: Office 2013

Does anyone know if it is possible to buy office 2013 from the Microsoft online store without having to go the subscription payments?? Just "buy" the programs instead of "renting" it

Answer:Office 2013

Hello Mitchell,

You may be looking at Office 365 that has a subscription instead. The link below at Microsoft Store has Office 2013 suites for sale not subscription.

Microsoft Store - Office suites

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Question: MS Office 2013

I have a fully licensed copy of MS office 2013. I have been sent a word.doc attachment on an email and saved it to the HDD, but Word refuses to open it!!!!

Answer:MS Office 2013

First thing I would suggest is to ask for the file to be re-sent, as it is possible that the file has been damaged in transit.

I have also had occasions where a "Word Compatible" program has been used to generate the document and this is not actually compatible, Re-saving the original as another format Docx or even RTF can sometimes solve this, (I've even seen this happen when using another Word revision to generate the document, though this is rare)

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Question: Office 2013

I purchased office 2013 home and student. I received a card with a product key and instructions to download and install.

When I follow the instructions the webpage stops and refuses to proceed.

Is there some where I can DL the setup and install from my PC with my product key.

I have not yet activated my key.

Answer:Office 2013

Go here and follow the instructions for Obtaining a Media (getting a backup DVD):

Downloading or getting media for Office 2013 or Office 365

Good luck.

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I'm not sure if this is the best place to post this query.

I recently upgraded from 2003 to 2013 and I'm having some problems with the performance of 2013.
I'm not saying the only problem is with Outlook I'm just not mentioning the other modules because I haven't used them all that much.

Outlook - Scrolling with a wheel mouse through emails causes one of the columns 'to, date, whatever' to scroll fast but everything to the right of the left-most column has to catch up. Literally 1/8" is scrolling quickly.

I switch to Outlook and maybe 20% of the window is seen. The rest is greyed out. If I tab it will refresh the window and i'll be able to see it.
If I'm typing in an email the window will stop recording the keystrokes...then it will catch up and there is the sentence I just type out.

All problems seem to be related to graphics. It's like being a slow web connection or having a slow processor that cannot keep up w/graphics. AMD powerXpress has Outlook @ high performance; rather than energy saving.

I do not appear to be taxing my system at all. Everything is snappy and quick.

Answer:Office 2013 Performance

That was a huge upgrade, from 2003 A lot of new requirements for 2013. Regarding graphics:
"Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX10 graphics card and a 1024 x 576 or higher resolution monitor"

What you can try is go to the File menu (in any office app, it's global Office settings) - Options - Advanced. In the Display section, check Disable hardware graphics acceleration.

Hope that helps!

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Fyi, SP1 fixes High DPI issues with MS Office 2013.

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Just wondering if there is a path to the EULA that is currently installed on my computer, that I can read from the installation and not from various sites on the internet. Its Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013, sourced thru HUP. Specifically, wanting to know how many copies can I install on my desktop and or laptop. Read conflicting answers, such as only 1 Period! others up to 3 etc. Currently installed on my win 8.1 machine, and would like to replace a 2010 version on my Win 7 machine.

Answer:My Office 2013's EULA

Select the File tab on any of the programs, Excel for example.

Then select Account

Then go to the Blue question mark - About Excel

Under the product ID select View the Microsoft Software License Terms

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Folks,
I have been using Office 2003 and 2007 since it came out. I am finding a few quirky things as of late
as the PST file grows in Outlook ( or as we call it Lookout!). SO, I am thinking of moving
to Office 2013 Business Edition ( NOT Office 365).
My question: has anyone here had good luck in moving 2003 PST Files to Outlook 2013? Are there
any special tricks or got-cha's I need to consider ?
There where issues moving this file to Outlook 2010 , so I did not even bother trying the 2010 version.

Any insights on this or direct personal experiences ?

thanks !

Answer:Office 2013 and PST files

Try this MS website. There is also a link within it that provides more info, so hope that helps you.

Import/pointing 2003 pst file to 2013 - Microsoft Community

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I have office 2013 and I just purchased and activated office 365. Does anyone know exactly how do I deactivate my office 2013? I was going to give it away to a friend.

Answer:How to deactivate office 2013?

I don't think you need to deactivate it. You just uninstall it from your computer and install it on the new one and it should be fine from what I can tell.

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I can't find the key like I did for the Windows 8 OS. All I have managed to find is the volume key. I need an individual key. Anyone know one or know where I can find one?

Answer:Can't activate office 2013

Hello Anthony,

The post below can help show you how to get your serial key for Office 2013 Customer Preview.

Microsoft Office 2013 Customer Preview

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I have an ASUS with 8 Gb RAM and with windows 8.1. I'm writing my thesis, and the word file now has 10 Mb, and as i'm scrolling down, the RAM starts increasing to 3, 4 even 5 Gb. I don't know what it is. I have already tried with office 10 and the same thing happens.
Any help with be much appreciated.
Sorry if i'm posting this in the wrong way.

Jos?

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For some reason after I click on any of the icons for Office (Word, Access, etc.) all that happens on my laptop is that the spinning wheel will appear next to the pointer, then disappear, and nothing else happens. The Office applications simply won't load.

Someone please help because I need this laptop for school and work.

Answer:Office 2013 not loading

Welcome to Windows EightForums, KingKongWarle.

I suggest running this at least three times:

SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

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i recently bought office 2013 for my Hp laptop computer.everthing is working great; word excell one note and all apart from outlook. I was using office 2007 previously and oulook was fine now after upgrading my oulook can locate my previous files but cant display them. i have gone ahead and categorized the mails into folders for easier reading. please guide on what to do.

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Hello,

I'm pretty new at all this. I'm looking for a way to install a DVD of Office 2013 (with valid key) on to a laptop that doesn't have a DVD drive built into it.

What's the best way to do this?

Any help would be most appreciated, thanks.

Answer:Best way to install Office 2013?

Use this link
https://setup.office.com
You will need to go into a Microsoft account
Then choose 2013 and
I have a product key
That should allow you to download the setup for your version

Or you will need to borrow a pcwith dvd and copy the dvd onto a usb
And use that

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Microsoft have announced the UK selling price for Microsoft Office 2013 - a whopping £390 if you want the 'Professional' package! Interestingly though they have also announced a subscription based service so that instead of buying the software, you can pay either an annual or monthly subscription and use all the latest Office products. Office 365 will cost £79.99 a year or £7.99 a month - a discounted annual rate of £59.99 is available for students too. Subscribers are also provided with 20GB of SkyDrive cloud storage for their documents and 60 minutes of Skype calls per month.

Given that the subscription allows you to use the software on up to 5 PCs then for some people it might be a worthwhile investment.

Interesting article looking at whether it is worth subscribing on Time:

Should You Subscribe to Microsoft Office 365?

Alternatively you can just use Open Office which is free!
 

Answer:Microsoft Office 2013

Still use MS Office 2000 which i bought as a student for £100 whilst doing ECDL.
Do have office 2010 Pro Plus which i got through work for a lot less, but lost the key code!
 

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Hi, you can use OneDrive for Business with Office 2013 ProPlus, not having a SharePoint account?
Thank you

Answer:SharePoint and Office 2013

OneDrive for Business is a feature in Office 365 Business and Enterprise plans, as well as Office 365 ProPlus. You have to subscribe to one of these services to get a so called Azure AD account which can then be used to setup and access OneDrive for Business.

Office 2013 / 2016 ProPlus standalone products do not include OneDrive for Business:






What?s the difference between Office 2016 suites and Office 365 plans?

With Office 365 subscription plans you get the fully installed Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access (Publisher and Access are available on PC only). You can install Office 365 across multiple devices, including PCs, Macs, Android tablets, Android phones, iPad, and iPhone. In addition, with Office 365 you get services like online storage with OneDrive and Skype minutes for home use. When you have an active Office 365 subscription, you always have the most up-to-date version of the Office applications. Learn more about Office 365.

Office as a one-time purchase includes applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for use on a single PC or Mac. The applications are not automatically updated; to get the latest version, you must purchase Office again when the new version becomes available. Current Office application versions available for one-time purchase are Office 2016 for Windows and Mac. Previous versions include Office 2013, Office 2011 for Mac, Office 2010, Office 2007, Office 20... Read more

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Hello, I am turning to all the computer geeks out there for advice.
 
I have office 2013 installed.  Brand new machine.  The problem is that it freezes only when in office 2013.  why?  Is there a patch I have to download?
 
Time of this report: 12/27/2014, 08:35:21
       Machine name: NANCY-PC
   Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144)
           Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
       System Model: To be filled by O.E.M.
               BIOS: BIOS Date: 10/23/13 17:09:21 Ver: 04.06.05
          Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-3240 CPU @ 3.40GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.4GHz
             Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3486MB RAM
          Page File: 1734MB used, 5234MB available
        Windows Dir: C:\Windows
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
   User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
 System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
    DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
   &#... Read more

Answer:Office 2013 freezing

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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For those that have Office 2013 RTM...

When I tried the preview, I was unable to stick with it for two reasons.

1. The pasting of pictures into cells in tables was all farked up.

2. The zero-contrast interface gave me a headache after looking at outlook for 1/2 day.

Are these issues resolved?
 

Answer:Office 2013 RTM Question

I believe this answers #2.

http://www.outlook-tips.net/tips/outlook-2013-50-shades-gray/
 

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Hello,

I have Win10 with a Microsoft Accont enabled.

I DON'T want to be signed in in Office (Word, Excel) but I cannot log out ("impossible to sign out" window).

I don't understand, I have another PC (but it is Win 8.1) and I have Microsoft Account enabled also there, but I am logged into Office.

Please... HELP.

Answer:Sign out from Office 2013?

Hi Pipppero2007.

Not sure what you mean impossible to sign out. If you click sign out do you get error? Are you not getting an option to Sign Out?

If click on the little down arrow, beside your name, upper right hand corner in Word, then click on Account Settings, then upper left, third link down, "Sign Out" what happens.
Ken

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Hi All

Since I know diddly squat about Mac computers, other than they have a few icons like the iPhone does, my sister in-law has brought a Mac computer and told them she wants Office Outlook on it, so they put on Office 2013

Everything has been going fine with it, until recently after opening Outlook she clicks on an email to open it and it wont open, if she right clicks it and clicks on Open then it opens, it has previously opened with just clicking on it.

I somehow think she has clicked on some setting or maybe some update has changed a setting (had this happen with a Windows computer).

If anyone has any ideas at all as to what it was that was changed to stop email opening normally that would be fantastic, (this happens in all folders not just inbox)

As to the computer itself, they brought it in the last week and knowing them would have brought the fastest whiz-bang one available.

I have had a look through the ribbon and looking for options but nothing seems to stand out, as to any other email function everything else works perfectly and she is able to send and receive its just this one problem.

Serena
 

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