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Creating Microsoft account, stuck at solving puzzle

I'm creating a new account for my wife, and I"m stuck at this robot puzzle. EAch time I solve it it just sends me back to solbing it again. I tried different browsers, different emails, different ...
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Show Outlook downloads by time downloaded, not time received [migrated]

This questions is partially Outlook related and partially Microsoft Windows related. I often download and open email attachments on Outlook from work, but not immediately after receiving them. Or I ...
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Microsoft whiteboards are not saved on my OneDrive [migrated]

I've recently started using microsoft whiteboard. Initially from the windows app which, although pretty good, sucks because it lacks even basic functionalities like exporting a wb. I have found though ...
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Google Meets events added in Google Calendar and not via e-mail

My Google account is me@mydomain.com, but my e-mail service for mydomain.com domain is based on Microsoft 365 and not Google Apps. This is causing that every Google Meet events created by anyone are ...
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Microsoft ToDo: Recurrence based on date completed instead of due date

First use case: User adds a daily task to "check the paper recycling bin and empty if required". On day 1 the user didn't do the task which was due on that day. On day 2 the user also didn'...
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How to share Bookings Calendar with another Admin User in o365?

I'm using Microsoft Bookings to create a booking calendar for a group of people in my organization and have given one other user the "Administrator" permissions. However, I don't see how ...
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How can I retrieve a txt list of "related" articles mentioned in the page of a specific article in MS academics

I have arrived to an article page in the Microsoft Academic web site and I want to create a .txt list containing the name, year, page link, and any possible information of the articles mentioned under ...
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Microsoft Forms quiz can't have Add "Other" option

I try to create a Microsoft Forms quiz with a question that has some fix choices and should have an Other choice with a text input. At first I have already created a form in Microsoft Forms, and it ...
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What happened to my Pandora account?

Today is 28 August 2020. My Pandora account (all my music) has somehow been deleted. I can't even contact Pandora as their .com website gets me nowhere. I admit it has been awhile since I have used ...
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Do not auto hide Toolbar in Project Web App

Is there a way I can pin the toolbar of Microsoft Project Web App — highlighted in the image blow with a red rectangle surrounding it — for it not to auto hide itself?
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Why doesn't Skype want to acknowledge working in Firefox? [closed]

Skype has a web interface at web.skype.com that implements both voip and video calls, alongside chatting, and it all works well. Officially, it claims to work only in Google Chrome and Edge. Tech-...
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Microsoft Forms: How can I create a form programmatically?

Is there a way to create a new Microsoft Forms form programmatically? I've checked Microsoft Flow and PowerApps, to no avail. If there is a public API for Forms that supports form creation, that ...
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Outlook.com Web App Recovery Code

Call me paranoid, but if someone gained access to my recovery code (either physically, or via spyware as I printed it out), would they be able to permanently lock me out by changing my security info (...
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Why do Microsoft websites default to Polish on my work network?

I originally asked this on Super User, but it was ruled off-topic there and referred to here. I'm in Belgium. When I open MSN, no matter what browser or what machine I use, it's opened using pl-PL ...
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I hit a bug when trying to report a bug regarding Visual Studio to connect.microsoft.com

Having created an account and signed in I go to https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio and receive this message: The only "submit a bug" button I can see is on the microsoft.net native page ...
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Why do Microsoft and LinkedIn text me from the same number?

I recently enabled two-factor authentication everywhere I could, and many sites now text me when I log in. Nearly every company texts from a unique number, as I would expect. However, Microsoft and ...
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Where to manage an email account set up through Microsoft Small Business?

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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Synchronise Exchange Calendar and Google Calendar

I'm trying to synchronise 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, ...
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Why does live.com limit passwords to 16 characters? [closed]

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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