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Forum: Microsoft Office 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,540
Posted By Vocalpoint
This one gets even stranger. After getting the...

This one gets even stranger. After getting the errors with two very recent .doc files (sent to me on Friday) - I knew I had opened .doc files many times in the past so I went searching for other .doc...
Forum: Microsoft Office 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,540
Posted By Vocalpoint
This works without issue. As long as I print -...

This works without issue. As long as I print - from within Word Itself (File-Print). If I save the document locally from the email to a local folder - then go to the folder and right click on the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 10 Sep 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,540
Posted By Vocalpoint
Absolutely - see Office_Installed attachment. ...

Absolutely - see Office_Installed attachment.



Well - It does for me as I get OS Updates AND Office updates via Windows Update - most likely because I have told the OS (via the WU interface) to...
Forum: Microsoft Office 10 Sep 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,540
Posted By Vocalpoint
Well - on 9/9/2016 - Windows Update was flashing...

Well - on 9/9/2016 - Windows Update was flashing in my tray reporting 8 "patches" for Office 2013 and I installed them as usual.

Been doing this for years. Not sure how anyone else would do it - I...
Forum: Microsoft Office 10 Sep 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,540
Posted By Vocalpoint
Sure thing :) All the documents in this case...

Sure thing :)

All the documents in this case are known good valid files. Not malicious and certainly not infected. They are radio scripts being sent to me in Word format from reliable known...
Forum: Microsoft Office 10 Sep 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,540
Posted By Vocalpoint
Outlook/Word 2013 - Cannot open ANY docs due to Protected View

All,

After using Office 2013 for the better part of two years - today I go to do a Quick Print (to my PDF Printer) on a Word attachment within a Outlook email and get this annoying message:
...
Forum: News 10 Aug 2016
Replies: 81
Views: 5,714
Posted By Vocalpoint
Oddly - I am still waiting for someone...anyone...

Oddly - I am still waiting for someone...anyone that I currently know or did know that is using Windows 10. This runs from friends at work to my pals at recording studios to all the friends we have...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jul 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,295
Posted By Vocalpoint
Windows Update (Win 7 x64) is completely dead

I have one workstation here that has now finally completely died as far as Windows Updates are concerned.

I have tried to apply a couple of manual attempts (windows standalone installer) that...
Forum: News 29 Jun 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,985
Posted By Vocalpoint
Just like it used to be 10-15 years ago. MS did...

Just like it used to be 10-15 years ago. MS did not have to try and "sell" me on anything.

When Windows 2000 came out and I installed it for the first time - you could "feel" you had a winner....
Forum: News 21 Jun 2016
Replies: 42
Views: 17,556
Posted By Vocalpoint
KB3161664 will not install for me no matter what...

KB3161664 will not install for me no matter what I do. I downloaded the standalone and double clicked on it - the installer sat there foor at least 15 mins at "looking for Windows Updates". This is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By Vocalpoint
That MS link is for Click To Run installs of...

That MS link is for Click To Run installs of Office.

A retail (from disc) install of Office 2013 has NO ability to draw updates from the Account page. There is NO button to press.

I solved my...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By Vocalpoint
Awesome! Worked like a charm. Except the reg key...

Awesome! Worked like a charm. Except the reg key is "ShownFirstRunOptin".

I just ran WU and see my Office updates.

Cheers!

VP
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By Vocalpoint
Same here now as well. I cannot update my...

Same here now as well.

I cannot update my Office 2013 install. "Microsoft Update" has disappeared completely from the web. In both IE11 and in Firefox. There is no way that I can see to get to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By Vocalpoint
Lost ability to use Microsoft Update

Today I was adjusting some settings in Windows Update and made the mistake of unchecking the box that said "give me updates for Windows and other Microsoft products".

Now I cannot get the updates...
Forum: News 17 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,848
Posted By Vocalpoint
This thread title should be updated as it's a bit...

This thread title should be updated as it's a bit misleading...

I think this is directed at users of the "Office 365 Pro Plus" version only.

I believe if you are installing from a retail...
Forum: News 11 May 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 40,133
Posted By Vocalpoint
What exactly does this mean? Why wouldn't W7 be...

What exactly does this mean? Why wouldn't W7 be running properly?

VP
Forum: News 10 May 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 40,133
Posted By Vocalpoint
I fail to see any logic whatsoever in "attacking"...

I fail to see any logic whatsoever in "attacking" Win7/8 users. As if that's going to make any user upgrade any quicker.

Not sure about anyone else out there - but if I see even the slightest...
Forum: News 28 Apr 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 40,133
Posted By Vocalpoint
See the attachment for what I show when I run...

See the attachment for what I show when I run that Powershell command:



I patch on the Saturday/Sunday AFTER Patch Tuesday and it took several hours to get 5 machines up to snuff.

This has...
Forum: News 27 Apr 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 40,133
Posted By Vocalpoint
What KB # is that? What do I need to be...

What KB # is that?

What do I need to be looking for? And where?

VP
Forum: News 27 Apr 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 40,133
Posted By Vocalpoint
Ran this PS item and I do not see KB2990214 at...

Ran this PS item and I do not see KB2990214 at all.

And my Windows Update took forever to complete a week or two ago.

VP
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 297
Views: 32,179
Posted By Vocalpoint
Understood - they "should" notify you. - they...

Understood - they "should" notify you. - they will not take the time to notify you with some official letter in which you can review at your leisure. There is no option to say No - forever.

I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By Vocalpoint
I am seeing this here now too. Been sitting at...

I am seeing this here now too. Been sitting at downloading updates for at least 20 minutes....
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 297
Views: 32,179
Posted By Vocalpoint
Unfortunately - many do not seem to understand...

Unfortunately - many do not seem to understand the principle of software licensing. We do not "own" anything - regardless if you have a disc or whatever methods you use to install. All you really...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Vocalpoint
Got it! It was "slashes - not dashes". Doh! ...

Got it!

It was "slashes - not dashes". Doh!

Had to have my arguments set to:

/r /f /t 5

Instead of
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Vocalpoint
Just watched the task run and saw a quick little...

Just watched the task run and saw a quick little CMD box fly by - but no restart. This is bizarre.

VP
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