Installing Office 2013/O365 with the Office Deployment Tool (ODT) for C2R

  The intention of this post is to focus on the Office Deployment Tool (ODT) as part of the troubleshooting process. In case you have trouble installing the click-to-run (C2R) version of Office, the ODT may come in handy and help to get your new Office installed. The key concept is that the ODT allows to…


Impact of using ForceShellExecute=1 in Office 2007, 2010 and 2013

For different reasons (such as this), your company may find that it has a need of changing the way that Office opens links, and force Office to use the Windows way of opening links. To achieve this, you will use this registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\9.0\Common\Internetand a Reg_Dword called ForceShellExecute with value 1(N.B. this key refers to 9.0…


You get an error message when you open an Office file from SharePoint on a computer on which you installed more than one version of Office

Symptom When trying to open an Office document from a SharePoint site, you get one of the following behaviors: The file is being downloaded instead of opening directly from SharePoint:         Do you want to open file.xlsx From SharePoint? OR Error message ” ‘Edit Document’ requires a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible application.” OR Error message…


How to disable Screen Clipping in OneNote 2010, in all Office Applications or only in one of them

In order to disable the Screen Clipping in Office Applications, you will need to install the Administrative Templates for Office 2010: You can download them from – Office 2010 Administrative Template files (ADM, ADMX/ADML) and Office Customization Tool download Please download the version (32-bit or 64-bit) according  to Office client architecture (32bit or 64bit)….


Proofing Tools Kit deployment to a multilingual environment – Do’s and Don’ts

Picture the following scenario: you need to roll out a Proofing Tools for Office to a multilingual organization, with various branch offices throughout the world. What is the best solution in this case? The answer is the Proofing Tools Kit for Office. It contains spelling and grammar checkers, thesauruses, and AutoCorrect lists that help users…


Microsoft Office problems that affect Nordic clients in particular

Below you can find a list of the most common problems that Microsoft Support has seen affect Nordic clients in particular, in recent Office versions. There may of course be other more common issues, but they would not be Nordic specific like these are: Various issues in Swedish Office 2003 that appear directly after Service Pack 3…