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Add SkyDrive account Missing from Office 2013

Q: Add SkyDrive account Missing from Office 2013

I have one SkyDrive account connected to my Office 2013 installation. However, I am unable to add more. When I click Account - Add a service - Storage, SkyDrive is missing.

This only happens to me at work. My Office 2013 installation at home lets me add all 5 SkyDrive accounts.

How do I get that setting back?

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A: Add SkyDrive account Missing from Office 2013

Are the 2 Office 2013 programs actually the same version or is your home one Office Home Premium 365, which I think allows you to install it on 5 of your family computers & is the work Office 2013 a professional business version, which may have different SkyDrive requirements.
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Hi there PLEASE TO ANY DEVELOPERS OF SOFTWARE Don't dumb the stuff Office cannot account 2013 - Outlook configure down so much that it's impossible to repair it if Office 2013 - Outlook cannot configure account it goes wrong Outlook won't set up an email account if the TEST SEND EMAIL fails This is a really stupid error on the part of the developers -- if you are in some places often your ISP won't let you logon to your email server to SEND email from programs like OUTLOOK SPAM protection amongst other things but insist that you use their webmail unless you are actually LOGGED ON to the ISP ISP's have no problem with you READING Email while on say a public other Wi-Fi system but often restrict the SENDING of emails through their servers from such Wi-Fi accesses - you often have to be logged on to your own ISP So if you are trying to set up the account while you are staying in a Hotel and using their broadband service it fails -- all I want is to be able to READ email until I can logon at home I can SEND via webmail or mobile phone so the stupid install process shouldn't stop me CREATING an account even if for the moment I can't use it for SENDING GRRH -- Don't the developers EVER speak to the END USERS any more before designing some install rubbish system like this Showstopper for me this one Rolled back to Office -- Outlook works fine - you can SKIP the test email send --this is what they should allow on Outlook as well Cheers jimbo

A:Office 2013 - Outlook cannot configure account

Maybe some "stability updates" will be released. Always the same problems with new software...

Good thing I couldn't upgrade (no free offer or reductions).
The Office 2010 runs super fast on my laptop and (for me) there's no need for another version for the moment.

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if you restore to a point after you saved your files, then yes.
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A:'Office 2013' tile's icon missing in Windows 8.1

Most likely a quirk of 8.1.x that has not been found yet. Majority are using Desktop mode, so they never notice these issues. I would submit a ticket to MS, showing the issue. You will have to also show that all programs are installed and able to run (Screen print of Event log showing where you ran the program, then stopped it.

The engineers would tell you exact information to look into why they screwed up.
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A:Missing program icons for Office 2013 products

Hello Erak, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You should be able to run the Office installation again without uninstalling your current one to do a repair install of Office that will hopefully repair the icons and associations as well.
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Hi there Unless you have an ACTIVE Internet connection or other Network Mail Server connection such 2013 2013 set to --OUTLOOK connection Internet Office requires up as Exchange you will NOT be able to set up OUTLOOK Outlook requires and there is no option unlike in Outlook 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 and want to set it up Office 2013 --OUTLOOK 2013 requires Internet connection to set up instead of having to wait Office 2013 --OUTLOOK 2013 requires Internet connection to set up 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 In Outlook the option is filled in and greyed out so you can't change it BTW I prefer and use Office myself but was trying to help a colleague to set up Office Cheers jimbo

A: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.
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Is there a way to access the same Skydrive account through the app without making them the same user account?

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A:Skydrive, how to use MS account, but keep account local

Hello Chowchig,

It sounds like you are switching your local account to a Microsoft account when you open the modern SkyDrive (OneDrive) app on your Start screen.

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A: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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A:Skydrive for windows 8.1 (local account)

You have to log in as an MS account, not as Local. You can change this in PC Settings.

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A:skydrive is linking my wife and my email account

Originally Posted by fernievs

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Hi fernievs,

Without knowing exactly how you did this and what may have been done to somehow link these two mail accounts, you can also try asking that question here,

Windows Live Solution Center

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Additionally, if this helps isolate the problem, when I use the Skydrive Simple Viewer, it tells me I have no folders in the Skydrive (which is not true)
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Are you running Windows in your VMWare installation or is your WMWare installation on your Windows machine?

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

Hi majorbaluga, welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

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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.

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A:Skydrive vs Google Docs vs FTP vs VPN for small office?

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A: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.

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You've just installed or just boght and installed?

As you can see, are 2 different things.
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A: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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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.

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I should decline these, right?


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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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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

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)


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


Function DecodeProductKey(arrKey, intKeyOffset)
If Not IsArray(arrKey) Then Exit Function
intIsWin8 = BitShiftRight(arrKey(intKeyOffset + 14),3) And 1
arrKey(intKeyOffset + 14) = arrKey(intKeyOffset + 14) And 247 Or BitShiftLeft(intIsWin8 And 2,2)
i = 24
strChars = "BCDFGHJKMPQRTVWXY2346789"
strKeyOutput = ""
While i > -1
intCur = 0
intX = 14
While intX > -1
intCur = BitShiftLeft(intCur,8)
intCur = arrKey(intX + intKeyOffset) + intCur
arrKey(intX + intKeyOffset) = Int(intCur / 24)
intCur = intCur Mod 24
intX = intX - 1
i = i - 1
strKeyOutput = Mid(strChars,intCur + 1,1) & strKeyOutput
intLast = intCur
If intIsWin8 = 1 Then
strKeyOutput = Mid(strKeyOutput,2,intLast) & "N" & Right(strKeyOutput,Len(strKeyOutput) - (intLast + 1))
End If
strKeyGUIDOutput = Mid(strKeyOutput,1,5) & "-" & Mid(strKeyOutput,6,5) & "-" & Mid(strKeyOutput,11,5) & "-" & Mid(strKeyOutput,16,5) & "-" & Mid(strKeyOutput,21,5)
DecodeProductKey = strKeyGUIDOutput
End Function

Function RegReadBinary(strRegPath,strRegValue)
Set objReg = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\.\root\default:StdRegProv")
objReg.GetBinaryValue HKLM,strRegPath,strRegValue,arrRegBinaryData
RegReadBinary = arrRegBinaryData
Set objReg = Nothing
End Function

Function BitShiftLeft(intValue,intShift)
BitShiftLeft = intValue * 2 ^ intShift
End Function

Function BitShiftRight(intValue,intShift)
BitShiftRight = Int(intValue / (2 ^ intShift))
End Function

Function QueryOfficeProductKeys()

strBaseKey = "SOFTWARE\"

strOfficeKey = strBaseKey & "Microsoft\Office"
Set objReg = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\.\root\default:StdRegProv")
objReg.EnumKey HKLM, strOfficeKey, arrOfficeVersionSubKeys
intProductCount = 1
If IsArray(arrOfficeVersionSubKeys) Then

For Each strOfficeVersionKey In arrOfficeVersionSubKeys

Select Case strOfficeVersionKey
Case "11.0"
CheckOfficeKey strOfficeKey & "\11.0\Registration",52,intProductCount
Case "12.0"
CheckOfficeKey strOfficeKey & "\12.0\Registration",52,intProductCount
Case "14.0"
CheckOfficeKey strOfficeKey & "\14.0\Registration",808,intProductCount
Case "15.0"
CheckOfficeKey strOfficeKey & "\15.0\Registration",808,intProductCount
... Read more
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A: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.

What's the difference between Office 2013 and Office 2010?
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I am able to pin both Word 2013 and Word (desktop) to my taskbar. I am ONLY able to pin files to Word (desktop), but files only open using Word 2013. Both options open the same program. It is frustrating to have one program pinned just to have files pinned, only to have those files open in another taskbar "tile."
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Any assistance is GREATLY appreciated!


A:Updated to Office 2013 Pro: Word (Desktop) vs Word 2013

Hi PrimetimeHero welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

It does seem that you have a duplicate set of short cuts to your Office products.

Normally it is best to store your Office product files in your Documents Library, under their various Folder titles such as Word Documents, Excel Spreadsheets etc. This keep them all in the one area for easy location.

Check to see whether you have duplicate copies of the actual files & if so make sure they are up to date & correct & delete one of them. Then delete the duplicate Shot Cuts then open your Documents Folder in your Documents library. Then locate a file in Documents such as Word xxx & if you want to have a short cut to it on your Desktop, right click on it & use Send To (create Desktop short cut).

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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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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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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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A: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
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A: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)?


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.
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For starters, there is a certificate error. Is your company using a self-signed certificate? If so, you'll need to import the root certificate from your company's certificate store into the computer you are trying to connect with.
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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,
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Hi there .. It can be changed seems not many Colors to choose from though ...
Change the Office theme - Outlook -
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A: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

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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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Let's start with some elementary troubleshooting...

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Then please download and install Belarc Advisor from - run it, then save the output as a MHT file
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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:
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It is available to businesses through their volume licensing program, but you can't buy it retail yet.

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Wait for the free Windows 10 upgrade?
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That was a huge upgrade, from 2003 A lot of new requirements for 2013. Regarding graphics:
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A: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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1. Welcome to Tech Support Guy

2. More than likely an add-on
Start Word (or Excel) in safe mode.
Hit Windows key + R to open run
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A:L440 Office 2013

Hi Camoman,
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
We understand that you want to reinstall the office 2013 in your L440 laptop.
Please find the LINK to reinstall the office 2013.
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
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Looks like the RTM of Office 2013 is up for download now. Getting ready to update it myself right now..

A:Office 2013 RTM on Technet

Office 2013 - 666.67MB I can just smell doom on this one lol.

I'm downloading now, and I'll give it a try and see if I can last longer that the one day I managed with the preview.
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A generous friend gave me a copy of Office Pro 2013. After I got it installed though I'm feeling like I wasted my time. I had been using Office 2003 - in particular Outlook 2003 for calendaring - and Outlook 2013 is extremely low contrast, blindingly white. I've changed the theme to Dark Grey which barely makes a difference. Does anyone know if MS plans to offer more color schemes or if there are any third party solutions? If not I will probably remove 2013 and go back to 2003.

A:MS Office 2013 themes

See if this helps,
I need to change my color theme. - Microsoft Community
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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 !

A: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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The IT person who was here before me set up a computer with Office 2013. This person set up an install of MS Office 2013 with a specific email address. I don't know what that email address that they used is, and everytime I select "enter a product code instead" it always forces me to use the email address to activate the product. Any idea on how I can either retrieve what email address they used or activate it without having to use said email address?

A:Office 2013 Activation?

Phone MS & discuss this with them.
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I need to purchase a couple of licenses for Office 2013. Due to incompatibilities I cannot use Office 2016.

All of the searching I've done only shows office 2016 for sale.

A:Where Can I Purchase MS Office 2013?

Amazon has Office 2013 home and student:
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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?

A: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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Hello, All:

I have office 2013 installed. It freezes every time I leave it for a while and come back to it after wards. Only the office freezes nothing else. Windows 7 is fine. No viruses. I need to be able to use office 2013.

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Its a long story, and ongoing via Trading Standards but I bought a copy of Microsoft office from a pc support company who installed it for me. BUT they used software I know the name of but cant mention it here to produce a key. They are refusing to reply to my emails and I have spoken to MS but had no reply from them. Does anyone know the UK contact number? It reports as inactive - see image. I need to speak to MS UK please?

A:Bad Copy - MS Office 2013

Originally Posted by elbmek

Its a long story, and ongoing via Trading Standards but I bought a copy of Microsoft office from a pc support company who installed it for me. BUT they used software I know the name of but cant mention it here to produce a key. They are refusing to reply to my emails and I have spoken to MS but had no reply from them. Does anyone know the UK contact number? It reports as inactive - see image. I need to speak to MS UK please?

Here is the uk phone number it is a free call from bt but might charge you from mobile
0800 279 6211
They in Reading Berkshire
If you need the address let me know ok
Good luck
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Hello all: I purchased the MS Office 2013 Professional Plus using the Home Use Program and installed it with no problem. BUT I installed the 64 bit version on my Windows 7 Home computer(64 bit) and what I have been reading is that I should have installed the 32 bit version. Is there an 'EASY' way to convert the 64 bit version to a 32 bit version? One of the reasons I want to change is because the Service Pack 1 will not install on the 64 bit version even though I went to the Microsoft Download Center and selected the 64 bit version of the SP1 to download. Any help? Thanks to all who answer.


A:Office 2013 change 64 bit to 32 bit

Internally 32 bit and 64 bit applications are very different and there is no way to convert one to the other. You would have to uninstall the 64 bit version and than install the 32 bit version.
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Hi friends! I need a little help!

I bought Office 2013 in my company (Microsoft partner) and I received in my email a serial number and a link to download. I download and installed but I have 2 questions:

1.Installation program don't ask for serial, its normal?
2.Setup installed Office 2013 without option to choose components, how can I remove some Office 2013 components?

Thanks for any help!

A:Office 2013 installation

1. It will ask for product key when you run one of the Microsoft Office Applications (Word 2013, Excel 2013)
2. You can always go to Programs and Features, then select Microsoft Office 2013, click Change. Then Pick Add or Remove Features.
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A:office 2013 for laptop

Hi buttercup12, Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

You can purchase Office 2013 on line & download it as well. Have a look at this website & read through the various versions that are available.
Also is you follow through on the various "Learn More" links you can also find out what system requirements are needed.
As you are running Windows 7 you should be OK. But as your System Specs don't really show all your computers details you will need to check the Office system requirements to see if your computer meets them.

As I am in Australia I have tried to get the Microsoft USA details for you so I hope it works.

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I've been waiting to test the new Office beta longer that Windows 8! I'm so excited to see the newly designed UI that will pair with Windows!

Rumor has it that it will be next week!

[Rumor]Office 2013 Beta Release Coming Next Week ! | Windows 8 Beta

A:Office 2013 beta!!

Better watch for this one too..
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hey guys i have a quick question about Office 2013 i am going to be fixing another laptop soon and using it as my own personal backup and would like to put Office 2013 on it through my personal Microsoft account will it work because if not i will have to use Office 2007 on it

A:Office 2013 question

What version of Office 2013 are you talking about. There are a few versions of it such Home Premium, 365, Pro, etc..
If you only have the License Code for one computer then you can only install it on one computer. I think there are some versions that have Family Pack installations, but these are included in the purchase price.
There are also Business versions as well.
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A:Bad Copy - MS Office 2013

Originally Posted by elbmek

Its a long story, and ongoing via Trading Standards but I bought a copy of Microsoft office from a pc support company who installed it for me. BUT they used software I know the name of but cant mention it here to produce a key. They are refusing to reply to my emails and I have spoken to MS but had no reply from them. Does anyone know the UK contact number? It reports as inactive - see image. I need to speak to MS UK please?

Here is the uk phone number it is a free call from bt but might charge you from mobile
0800 279 6211
They in Reading Berkshire
If you need the address let me know ok
Good luck
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I am sorting out a PC and software for a UK Registered Charity. They need Access so it means a professional version of Office. I am looking to save money where I can as it is a charity and have been offered the following:

Bit worried about the term "Dummy licence"!
Would disclose the company who are offering this via a PM if required.
Can anyone advise me on this please?

A:MS Office Professional Plus 2013

You will only need a full version of Access is you will need to edit/create forma, reports, etc. You can use the free Access runtime to "run" Access applications and enter data.

The only PC/Workstation that needs a Full version of Access is the one doing development for the application.

I have many users that run my Access applications with just the free Access runtime.
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I've been using the Office 2013 Preview for about a month and just installed the Retail version (for eval purposes). So far, I'm really liking the suite and it reminds me of what Office was like before it became bloatware. Outlook 2013 is especially nice and it's easy to do what you want to do. No crazy things to learn over again... Anyone else using it?

A:Office 2013, any feedback yet? I like it so far...

I haven't gotten a chance to try it out yet , will install tomorrow and give it a run! Looks neat from what I've seen so far though online.
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alright guys I am in need of your opinion i have heard good things about both Office 2010 and 2013, but I am not sure which one is better, I can get both through my college, but I am just not sure which one would be best to use thanks guys i really appreciate it a lot

A:Office 2010 or 2013

You better check into the fine points about the licensing terms.

Including these questions:

Can the product be installed on more than 1 PC at a time and are there any restrictions as to the type of PC: desktop, laptop, etc?

Is the product restricted to the first PC to which it is installed or can it be installed to any single PC in the future, without restrictions?

Do you get a factory-made retail disc or just a download of some type that must be burned to a disc?

Are there recurring fees, such as a monthly or annual charge? Or do you pay just once and never again?

It seems that Microsoft's goal in the long term is to drive everyone toward recurring fees, like a subscription that must be renewed for the software to continue to function. You can avoid that with Office 2010 if you buy the right type of license. I'm not sure about 2013.

And you need to understand which of the Office applications are included: Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, etc, etc. There are numerous packages with different names.

Functionally, you won't find major differences and can become accustomed to either.

I'd worry most about the licensing details.
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General question.................I'm running Office 2010 32bit version on a 64bit machine. Can I install, without removing office 2010, Office 2013 64 bit edition and run as well. ????

I've assumed yes as files would be in installed in the 'Program Files' folder whilst Office 2010 files are in 'Program Files (x86)' folder.

A:Installing Office 2013 when.......

According to Microsoft this will not work, they state that all 32bit versions must be removed when installing a 64 bit version. it is possible to run the 32 bit versions of 2010 and 3013, but it's not recommended and may cause serious issues

Information about how to use Office 2013 suites and programs (MSI deployment) on a computer that is running another version of Office
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Is it possible to install Office 2013 on a Windows 8 platform?

A:Office 2013 on Windows 8?

Yes of course.

I did the full install and was shocked at how large the package is though. Like 2GB