SOLVED: Script and GPO To Disable Backstage When Saving In Office 2016

If you want to disable Backstage View when saving in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, … you can set it with a Group Policy Object (GPO), a script or manually HOW TO DISABLE OFFICE BACKSTAGE MANUALLY: To disable the Backstage View manually, just click: FILE > OPTIONS > SAVE > and check “Don’t show the Backstage when opening or saving files”.   This has to be set for each person, in every profile, on every machine.  That can be a…

SOLVED: Cannot Install Office 2013 ProPlusww.msi error

If you are receiving the above error there are several things install you can do like: clean boot disable AntiVirus repair your old Office Installation (assuming you are trying to upgrade) run the System File Checker (SFC /SCANNOW) but for me, I resolved the issue by: Deleting ALL of the files from C:ProgramData\Microsoft Help\ Deleting ALL of the scheduled tasks in Task Scheduler I found a number blogs like THIS one to be very helpful.

SOLVED: How to Disable APPS FOR OFFICE in Office 2013

If you are in IT and deploying Office 2013 you are likely woried about security and in particular, you might want to disable the APPS FOR OFFICE feature.  You can disable AfO in three ways: REGISTRY: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\WEF\trustedcatalogs!disableallcatalogs . GROUP POLICY: User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Microsoft Office 2013\Security Settings\Trust Center\Trusted Catalogs . OFFICE CUSTOMIZATION TOOL (OCT): Microsoft Office 2013 > Security Settings > Trust Center > Trusted Catalogs

SOLVED: Lync 2010 Error – A newer version of Lync is installed. Please uninstall it before installing this product

The solution (assuming you have already uninstalled lync, or never had it) is to go through the registry and delete the two or three references to Lync_CoreFiles: Click START > RUN,  type regedit.exe and press the ENTER key Click on HKEY_CURRENT_USER (as HKCR contains no references) Click EDIT > SEARCH and type in Lync_CoreFiles then press the ENTER key Delete any keys relating to Lync Try the install again.  You do NOT have to reboot…

SOLVED: Microsoft Office 2013 Activation Error 0xC004F017

The solution to activation error “We’re sorry something went wrong and we can’t do this for you right now.  Please try again later. (0xC004F017 )” . in Office 2013 as you see below is VERY easy to correct but far from obvious. What you need to do is: Click FILE Click ACCOUNT Click CHANGE PRODUCT KEY on the right side yellow box Do what is obvious and have a nice day  

SOLVED: Should You Use the 32bit or 64bit Version of Office 2013

Today Office 2013 was RTM’d (Released to Manufacturing) and again the question of 32bit or 64bit has come up.  Microsoft’s answer is also my answer: In most cases, install the 32-bit version of Microsoft Office. We recommend the 32-bit version of Office, because it helps prevent compatibility issues with most other applications, especially third-party add-ins. Office installs the 32-bit version automatically even if your computer is running 64-bit editions of Windows. You might want to…

SOLVED: What Will The Next Version of Office Be Called (Code Name Office 15)?

It will be called Office 2013.  According to Marry-Jo Folley, TechEd 2012 had a few demos using Office 2013 branding so while this has not been officially announced yet, it would appear to be the case.  See the yellow bar in the graphic below Office 15 = Office 2013   http://i.zdnet.com/blogs/excel2013rt.png She also says: Office 2013 is thought to be on a track to RTM in November 2012 and to be generally available in early 2013. Full…