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I hit a bug when trying ro report a bug regarding visual studio to connect.microsoft.com

having created an account and signed in I go there https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio and get this message The only "submit a bug" button I can see is on the microsoft.net native page ...
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How do I un-share a OneNote notebook?

I recently made a notebook and wanted to share it. I used the share option and created a "View only" link for the notebook. Now, I want to unshare it. So, I want to know how to do that. I figured ...
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How to quickly search for a specific MSKB article on microsoft.com?

Searching for a MSKB article on https://support.microsoft.com/search no longer seems to work. For example, searching for KB980869 or just 980869 both result in an "Oops!" page that links back to the ...
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Microsoft account Home page shows details of a different user!

In fact, the "Home" page shows the name and email address of the previously logged in user if you use the same browser session!? For example, I access this through outlook.com: Go to outlook.com ...
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Why do Microsoft and LinkedIn text me from the same number?

(I'm not totally sure if this question is a match for this site, but I can't figure which StackExchange site is best; if I ought to migrate, I welcome any suggestions.) I recently enabled two-factor ...
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Why is it not possible to create a Microsoft email with “live.com” domain anymore?

Why is it not possible to create a Microsoft email with "live.com" domain anymore? Looking at options only "outlook.com" and "hotmail.com" are available. What is the reason? Earlier the "live.com" ...
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Outlook.com import emails with large attachments

Is there any way I can get around the 10MB limit? Using the "Add Send/Receive Account" import method seems to just ignore them, and "copy to folder" using an email client (Windows Live Mail) fails.
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Microsoft Equivalent of Google Apps for Business (Email)

I've redesigned a website for a client and am soon to set it live. However, his business emails appear to be hosted with Hotmail and I need to create a couple of new email accounts. He has told me ...
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How can I force support.microsoft.com to display KB entries in English?

My browser's language preferences are set to (in order): [de-DE], [de], [en-US], [en], which works perfectly okay for 99,999% of websites I visit, since my mother tongue is German, with the notable ...
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Editing conflicts in browser-based SkyDrive vs. Word application?

When collaborating on documents, I typically use Google Docs as over the years editing conflicts have become very rare. However, for working on collaborateive .docx files, I'm opting to use SkyDrive ...
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How to link to an answer at community.office365.com

community.office365.com is Microsoft's microsofty attempt at a QA site. Among other astonishing problems, I can't find an easy way to link to an answer. On StackExchange I would click on share, and ...
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Forwarding emails from outlook.com to Gmail

I need to forward e-mails to my Gmail account from outlook.com (due to their IMAP lack), but I don't find the option in the settings or anywhere—their layout is highly unintuitive. Note: Please note ...
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Outlook.com with IMAP or Exchange?

Microsoft just launched a revamped Hotmail under the name Outlook.com. It looks great and I'm thinking of migrating from Gmail, but I can't find anywhere whether Outlook.com supports IMAP or some sort ...
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Sync exchange calendar on Google Calendar

I'm trying to sync an Exchange Calendar into a Google Calendar that I have set up through an account I just made. What I'm trying to accomplish is, on the back end of seeing my Google calendar, see ...
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Receive/Send Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access email (non-Gmail mail) from a Gmail account?

I have a Gmail account which I would like to use to view my emails from a Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access account. How can this be done? (1) Can the emails directed to the Gmail account be ...
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How to avoid declined Outlook invitations when syncing one-way?

I am using Google Calendar Sync 0.9.4.1 with Sync Options of 1-way: Microsoft Outlook calendar to Google Calendar. However, several of my invitations are not showing up. I learn that for at least one ...
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Why does live.com limit passwords to 16 characters?

I wanted to register a @live.com e-mail address, but it says it can't register an e-mail address having a password that contains more than 16 chars. Why? So that it would be easier to get the real ...
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How can I migrate Documents from MS Office Live to Google Docs?

Is there a easy way to migrate a large number of MS Office Live documents to Google Docs? Does Google has some tool for that?
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Export Exchange emails to Google Apps accounts?

I'm migrating several Exchange email users to a Google Apps for Business account. Some of these users read all their email in the Exchange webmail interface. I'd like to transfer their mail over to ...
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Transfer MSN Live ID

Microsoft offers a function to change the Live ID (the email that registers the Live ID) to another. I wonder if I changed the Live ID, will my friends' that added me to MSN will update their Friend's ...
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How to disable conversation threading in Outlook Web App?

The Outlook 2010 web app's conversation threading "feature" is really bugging me. Is there any way to make it cease and desist? If so, how?
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Photosynth has turned from a 3D photo app to a Panorama sharing website?

One year ago, Photosynth was this unique technology that could take in any set of photos and show you the photos in 3D space, calculating exactly where the photos were clicked from. Visit the site ...
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Is Aerial View officially gone from maps in Microsoft's Bing?

I see Bird's Eye view is still available, but the Aerial View was much more valuable for spotting landmarks, evaluating real estate, neighborhoods, etc. Plus it was just a whole lot more interesting. ...