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Solved: Office 2007 Number of Recent Documents option greyed out.

Q: Solved: Office 2007 Number of Recent Documents option greyed out.

Hi all,

Today I had to do a re-install of my PC, and re-installed Office 2007 Pro. However, under 'word (or any of the other application) options' > Advanced, the number of recent documents entry is greyed out. I had originally got it working with MS tech support, but now, of course, they want to charge me $49.00 for doing it (and of course I did not write down the procedure at the time!!).

Any assistance in getting this entry back would be appreciated.

Cheers,
Mike T.

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A: Solved: Office 2007 Number of Recent Documents option greyed out.

Hi hastings,
Sounds like it's a problem with your registry key. Take a look at this article and see if it helps.

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I have been having a weird issue with Office 2007 ever since switching to Windows 7. For some reaons, the recent documents keep getting erased every couple of weeks. I clicked on the office button and verified that recent documents is not grayed out or set to zero. Does anyone know why they are getting cleared out automatically or how I can fix it?
 

A:Solved: Recent Documents being cleared automatically in Office 2007

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When I click the "beach ball" at the upper left corner of the page, a new window opens and shows me the most recent files I have worked on. The nice thing is there is a push pin that I can select to make sure that file always appears as a Recent Document.

I have figured out how to increase the number of files shown as Recent Documents. Another great feature!

It also shows files that I have deleted from my computer. If I click on such a file, I am told, The file does not exist or it has been moved. Information that I already know. Here is my question. How can I show only Recent Documents that actually exist on my computer?

Your guidance, as always, is greatly appreciated.

k

A:Recent Documents In Office 2007

I am interested in the recent documents list as well. You say that you figured out how to include more documents, just how is that?

Also, I have a couple of files that I use a couple of times each week, but I can't get them to stay in the recent documents list. After I open them, and close / save them, they are in the recent docs list for a day or two, but they disappear before I next use them. Conversely, I have file in my recent docs list that I haven't used in a year. ( Really )
JBP

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Hello,

I have a problem with Office 2007 related to the displaying of recent documents when open an Office App such as Word or Excel.
I've set the number of the recent documents (lioke 6 or 8 or 10 whatever).
The recent documents I work on or create show up when I open the app for a few days. If I do not use the Office apps for a certain time (I have not systematically experimented with a precise lenght of period yet) they just disappear from the menu windows.
I got to click on "Open" and search for them, which is inconvenient.
Anyone got the same problem? and any idea how to cure this bug?
Thanks in advance for any input.

A:Recent documents in Office 2007

No issues on my end,
Set it to remember 15, but clear it about every 4 to 6 months,
I also have word.. on the start menu list with 10 doc's to show and pin several of them there to actually open word,
Do you have any system cleaners like ccleaner.......
Also what security suite have you installed ?
Use the Fill in your system spec's link on my signature and add more information about what other third party utilities you have installed.

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Hello,

When I try to open a 2007 Word or Excel document I recieve as an attachment in Outlook 2003, I get the following message:
"This action is only valid for products that are currently installed". Office 2007 compatibility pack was installed and it still did not work.

I then uninstalled Office 2003, uninstalled the Office 2007 compatibility pack and then I ran CCleaner to clean up the registry. I updated my OS (currently has Windows XP SP3) with all updates, reinstalled Office 2003, installed Office 2003 SP 3 and then reinstalled the Office 2007 compatibility pack.

I still get the same message when I try to open an Office 2007 attachment in Outlook 2003.

OS is Windows XP SP3 fully updated
Office 2003 SP 3 fully updated

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance for any hel on this issue.

Feral Geek
 

A:Solved: Cannot open Office 2007 documents even with Office 2007 compatibility pack in

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How do I clear the list of recently open documents in Excel 2007? Thanks
 

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If I open a new document in Word 2010 and select the Insert tab, the Page Number option in the Header and Footer group is greyed out.

Ken

A:Word 2010:Page Number option greyed out

Mine seems OK : do you see it like this?

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Is there a way to increase the number of documents that are listed when you click on;

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I have never managed to find a way so far - is it poss?

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In my office we are using MS Office 2000 & Some of our clients are using higher version of office may be Office 2007. The problem is when we are trying to open these documents in our office it never opened. Is there anybody who can give me the solution for this problem. I know it is a small problem for you all. But please help may be any converter can help me but I don't know which

Thanks in advance

 

A:Solved: Unable to open Office 2007 Documents

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I have several program icons om my Start Menu, and by holding the mouce over an arrow (not shure if this is the correct translation from Norwegian), the most recent documents opens in a "window" at left.

Suddenly no "recent documents" appear for Word, but it appears for all other programs.

Attached is screendumps from holding mouce over "arrow" at Excell and Word.

Does anybody how to turn on the "recent dosuments" for Word here at the start menu? When I run Word, the recend doccuments appear at the "Office button", on the top left.

Excuse my bad English.
Ole-Jacob

A:No recent documents for Word 2007

Perhaps you need to specify the number to keep - like this:
Customize the list of recently used files - Word - Office.com
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Quote:
Word

Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Word Options.
Click Advanced.
Under Display, in the Show this number of Recent Documents list, click the number of files that you want to display.

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I have Word 2007 and it insists on saving a recent word documents list
Even if I set the number to zero here

http://tipsforwordprocessing.com/word_2007_0004.html

Any ideas welcome
 

A:Word 2007 Disable the recent documents list?

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I removed some documents from the Recent Documents list (that you access through the Start menu list, by holding your cursor over the Excel icon). I need to know how to restore them. I have even copied one of the document I need and saved it under a new name, but to no avail.

When I go to Task Bar and Start Menu Properties and look under privacy, it already has clicked to display recent documents.

I am working with Windows 7. Other some new documents show up, just not the ones I removed and I now find I need them daily. Yikes! Please help. Thanks!
 

A:How restore removed documents to Recent Doc list in Excel 2007?

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In Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, the recent documents list is always empty, despite opening/closing various files. The number of documents to display is set to 17 (I set it to 8 but it never saves it...). Is it possible that I had recent documents turned off in Office 2003 and it has affected the setting in 2007 ?
 

A:Office 2007: empty recent files list

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I have Windows 7 Home 64 bit.

Two updates will not install

Security Update for Microsoft Office 2007 System (KB2509488)

Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB2466156)

Error details: Code 8007066F

I also at one point got error code 80246007 because I did a lot of internet searching and tried various remedies.

please help me.

I started this thread - Windows Update Error due to recent Office 2007 Updates - Microsoft Answers - but haven't fixed the problem yet.

thanks!

A:Windows Update Error due to recent Office 2007 Updates

First uninstall Microsoft Office Application
Reboot the computer
Perform Windows updates...
Reboot the computer
Install Microsoft Office

It's Done....

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operating system xp-sp2 , office 2007.
when i pin a document (word and excel) and see that it is in the list and changed to green it disappears from the list after rebooting. the list is just empty.
can you please recommend how to keep the list of recent document/s visible.
thanks,zivlin
 

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Can anyone assist me with this issue? Regarding my browser (internet explorer 6.0x / service pack2) I am experiencing an issue that, while not preventing me from browsing, it is quite annoying.

When viewing website content, I used to be able to click anywhere on a webpage and subsequently choose "Edit" from the toolbar, then choose "Find," then type in whatever word(s) I was searching for on that web page, and I'd hit the "Find Next" button to find it. But now, the "Find Next" button is greyed out and I don't know what happened or how to fix it.

Anybody? Thanks in advance!
 

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I have got loads of files that I have created in Office 2007, but I now have 2010 installed on my PC but I can't seem to get 2010 to print 2007 files as it is saying that I don't have permission. How do I get 2010 to have full functionality for 2007 files?

A:Can't get office 2010 to work with 2007 documents?

Check the Information Rights Management of Office 2010. I have 2010 and have never had problems printing 2007 files.

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Someone posted a similar problem before, but I don't know if the original author ever had a solution. I posted this on the Office Online board several days ago, but no one has answered yet.

Question from 8/27/08:

I'm using Word from Office Home And Student 2007 with Vista Home Premium. Word was working perfectly until about 5 days ago. I have not installed anything different. It used to show a counter where it was counting the words of the document and then the documant would open. Now it shows a blank screen with the counter at zero. The document itself is not empty. It still shows the appropriate number of kbs on the desktop.

I went online to try to diagnose, repair, and update. It told me that I had
all of the Microsoft updates. (By the way, this might or might not be
related, but other Microsoft updates keep asking me to download them even though they installed successfully.) I uninstalled and then re-installed Office Home And Student 2007 and by doing so I had to purchase a new product key since I misplaced the first one. Still nothing helped.

I did notice that if I clicked on the Microsoft icon in the upper lefthand
corner of the blank document, I could see a menu of my recent documents and even search in an explorer type of menu system. In that roundabout way I could open the files. But if I tried it the normal way, I still got the blank screen.

When I would close the blank document, it said Word has stopped working, that it was trying to recover th... Read more

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Hi,
I can not open ms Word documents by double-clicking on them anymore, When ever I do so I get a mesage saying: "There was a problem sending the command to the program."
I do get the Word window open but there is nothing in it. I have tried this with .doc, .docx and .txt files and I get the same thing.
But I can open files if I first open word and then go to Open and select a document from there, but not by double clicking.
I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit and Microsoft Office Word 2007, can anyone help me?
 

A:Can not open documents in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Open Word, go to the Office Orb, then Resources, and then "Run Microsoft Office Diagnostics.

This will check out the install and do a repair if needed. You will need to the "Office cache" file on the hard drive or have the Office CD handy, if it is needed.
 

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The older version I have used for years has a straightforward index list of documents. I use the list option instead of icons. All were logically alphabetical, scrolling across. 2007 Office has the most ridiculous mess I could imagine. It clumps together documents that have alike starting names, putting them side by side in columns, rather than one after the other and uneven at that. To quickly scroll and find what I'm looking for makes me dizzy. Is there any way I can change it to a logical alphabetical list, the way every computer system I've used is done?

A:2007 Office Home & Student documents index

Also, I forgot to mention, I put numbers in front of documents that I want to keep at the top of the list for easy access. Files I use most often. Now in the 2007 Office, these numbers aren't under each other. They are scattered. "6." was so far away, I had to scroll to find it.

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I am trying to make windows backup run to a network drive, "but the backup to network location" option is greyed out. (see screen shot below). Originally I thought that this was a limitation because of the version of vista ( basic), however I can find nothing to back this up. I can copy files to the network drive in explorer, but I can't continuously get access to the computer to do this manually. any suggestions?

A:[SOLVED] Vista backup to network drive option greyed out

Please describe your network devices and their connections

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Hello,
Im trying to create a new set of rules for USMT to migrate all the recent document from the entire suit.
Before with Office 2010 i just needed to migrate the following 2 specific registry Keys per product:
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Word\File MRU]
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Word\Place MRU]
But now with Office 2013 i have a different registry to migrate which is:
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Word\User MRU\AD_1BCDB7FC5952DB87CA9E016C275527A1DF980877A2742B063EFBFA2FFFE44887\File MRU]
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Word\User MRU\AD_1BCDB7FC5952DB87CA9E016C275527A1DF980877A2742B063EFBFA2FFFE44887\Place MRU]
I tried to add a rule to copy all the User MRU field which was
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Word\User MRU\* [*]
This last thing did not work when i tried to test the migration of this settings from one computer to another.

If somebody could help me with this i would really appreciate.

Thank you

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I've experienced this problem twice in the past week. Here is my current problem:

New Windows 8 computer
Moved Office 2010 install from old computer to new computer
Copied all documents to new computer by installing the old drive in the new computer (NTFS to NTFS)

When trying to open any DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, or PPTX files that are stored in the Documents folder I get permission errors. Word will open an RTF file just fine. If I try to use any Office programs to save a file to the Documents folder, I also get permission errors. I can move the file to the Desktop and work with it just fine. I can then move it back to the Documents folder.

Here are the errors when trying to open files:
Word - Word cannot open the document: user does not have access privileges
Excel - 'C:\Users\xxxxxx\Documents\Book1.xlsx' could not be found
Powerpoint - The path or file name for C:\Users\xxxxxx\Documents\Presentation1.pptx is invalid.

When I try to use one of these programs to save to the Documents folder, I get the following error:
You don't have permission to save in this location.

I tried copying the files two different ways to eliminate any lingering NTFS permissions. I used a linux box to copy from the old drive to EXT4, then to a linux formatted FAT drive. I plugged this FAT drive into the Windows machine and moved the files over but got the same errors. Next, I copied the files from the old drive to a FAT32 drive using another Windows box. Then I tool the FA... Read more

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In Office 2000 setting the default file location for Excell file is right there in Excell in Options under Tools. Can't seem to find it in office 2007 for Excell, Word, Notepad, Wordpad etc. Where can I set this? Running Vista as well...........new system and looking around for things that now seem to be tucked away somewhere....sigh...thanks.
G
 

A:where is default file location option in office 2007 excell, word etc?

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I installed Office 2007 Home and Student on this computer a few weeks ago, but I haven't used it enough to notice this until today: I don't have any Office 2007 fonts at all (not a single font in this list: http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/product.aspx?PID=153 ), only the default fonts included with Windows 7. The fonts are not on my computer at all, they do not exist in the Fonts folder accessible from the Control Panel. A few online solutions suggested to check out the 'Fonts' selection under "Office Shared Features" in the Office installer, but no such item exists:I have checked my printer drivers and such as suggested by Microsoft, but everything is normal there (kind of irrelevant since the fonts aren't even in the Fonts folder). I have seen several other people report the same problem on Microsoft Answers and get no solution. I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit with the latest updates. What happened to my fonts?

A:Office 2007 didn't install any fonts, no Font option in installer

You may have not installed the stuff that would have installed the fonts.Go to the Add/Remove Programs dialog in Control Panel, choose theOffice 2007 item, and click Change. Choose Add or Remove Features. Onthe next page, expand the Office Shared Features icon, then expandFonts. Make sure the Additional TrueType Fonts item is set to "Runfrom my computer", and click Continue.From here: http://www.techtalkz.com/microsoft-office-word/133735-office2007-vivaldi-font-missing.html#post549611Also, check and see if other Font options are set to run. If not, set those to Run from my computer also and click Continue.Orange Blossom

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When I open Word 2013 on my new(ish) Windows 8 PC I get a message "Your administrator has turned off the recent document list." I AM the administrator and if I turned off the recent document list it was a mistake! It definitely used to work but I have no recollection of switching it off and cannot find how to switch it back on. Please help.
 

A:Solved: Recent documents in win 8

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I made a topic quite a long time ago, with little response from this community.. I've decided to download desktop recording software and take a video clip of the error..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy397wnN4HM

I've tried downloading recommended updates from Windows, I've tried repairing the installation, I've tried reinstalling Office 2007, I've tried repairing the program internally, I've tried many other solutions, with no progression.

Any help towards a solution would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
 

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In Windows XP I used to have My Recent Documents shortcut in my Save As dialog box.

Where do I find it in Windows 7?

Thanks.
Geoff K.
 

A:Solved: My Recent Documents in Save As

1.Right click the Start/Win button, select Properties
2.Click the Start Menu tab (it should be select as default)
3.Click the Customize button
4.Scroll down and check the Recent Items check box
5.Click Ok
6.Click Apply
7.Click Ok
Should put recent items in the menu.
 

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hi guys.is there any way to safely delete the recent documents tab on the start menu?.i know you can delete the items one by one but it would be easier if i didn't have to.cheers
 

A:Solved: recent documents worry

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My recently retired PC has W98SE, and the useful function (through Start) of listing recently opened documents. XPHome doesn't seem to have this. Am I missing something?
 

A:Solved: Finding recent documents

Yes, but you may need to enable it.

Right click the Start button, select Properties.
On the Start Menu tab, select Customise
On the Customised page select Advanced tab
Bottom left is the select box for listing the recently opened documents.
 

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When I go to the top left "Office Button" in Excel and go to my Recent Documents I can open most files, but there's one which does not open. I can open it by going to Open and finding it in my folders or directly from my Windows Explorer files, so the file is not a problem. I've tried opening it and closing it from both of these methods to see if I could reestablish a link, but that didn't work. I've also looked at "Excel Options" in the Advanced section, but didn't see anything that looked like it was the problem.

Again, I can open most recent files from Recent Documents, but this one doesn't work. Has anyone had this issue and fixed it?
Thanks!

A:Excel Recent Document not opening from Recent Documents

Perhaps this MS website may help you. It is applicable to Excel 2007, but if you read paragraph 3 under the first heading there is reference to opening files using Explorer & then finding they wont open in Excel, which might help you.

Customize the list of recently used files - Excel - Office.com

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I would like a way to filter mp3s out of the My Recent Documents folder. Is there any way to remove their association with the folder? I enjoy the functionality of the folder, but the most recent slots are always replaced by mp3s that I have listened to and the folder becomes less than useful. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

/\/\ini\/
 

A:Solved: Filtering out mp3s from My Recent Documents

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Can someone please tell me if it is possible, and how to do it, to delete the My Recent Documents which shows up in the Start menu in XP. If that cannot be done easily, is it possible to delete the entries that appear there.

Thanks
 

A:Solved: My Recent Documents in Start Menu-How to Delete

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okay, here we go. a long time ago i deleted an old user from my computer. but i then realized like last week that "oh snap! there's a file i still need on there." however, it was deleted long enough ago that my computer no longer displays a restore date for a day that still had the account.

so i looked through the files i had saved when the account was deleted, but the only place i can find the document is in a hidden folder titled "recent" (the folder houses programs, webpages, etc. as well).

so! here's the question: how do i restore the document from that folder?

if it's of any help, the folder can be found at
C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\recent

A:[SOLVED] restoring deleted user's recent documents?

Those files in "recent" are all shortcuts to the original file.

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I'm running Windows 7 on my new computer, which came with a trial version of Office 2010. Rather than buy the full version when the trial expired, I installed the Office 2003 I had on my old -- now dead -- computer. I now find that I can't open the Word and Excel files I created with the 2010 version. Is there a 'cloud' site where I could send the 2010 files and have them returned to me as standard .xls and .doc files? Or is there a free converter available for download?
 

A:Solved: How can I open Office 2010 documents on a computer that has only Office 2003?

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Hi,
I have the following problems (they were all working previously) all appeared at the same time and recently:
-My Recent Documents folder no longer captures my recent files used. I have to do a Search which retrieves only modified files.
-My Internet Explorer 8 browser History is lost once the session is closed.
-My Internet Explorer no longer remembers my personal info or passwords and I have to re-enter it each time I open and exit a session. My Cookies folder still has cookie files and is creating a new file each time I re-enter my information.

I haven't changed my settings and went in to review all my settings. It seems everything that should be checked off is. I checked for the latest Windows updates and ran Microsoft Fix It as well. I've spent over a week trying to find the answer on line.

I am using Windows XP Professional.

Can you point me to the right fix? Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Suddenly Not Working - A) My Recent Documents B) IE 8 Browser History C) Coo

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I'm running 64 bit Windows 7.

A little while ago, I decided I did not want things to show up in my recent items list. This was when I was still using Vista.

I found a small registry change online, applied it, and poof, no more items showed up in the "Recent Items" list. Worked like a charm.

This morning I decided, on second thought, it would be useful to be able to reference a list of recent documents.

I have three registry back-ups saved, for October and November 2009. This is the timeframe I think I made this change in. But when I click on the back up registry file, it tries to open the file with notepad.exe and says "The filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect."

Should I use regedit.exe to open these files instead? Or does anyone know the specific registry change I can make to get my "Recent Items" to start listing files again?

Third, is there a change I can make so that only certain file types show up in the Recent Items list? I only want Word and Excel file associations to appear, but not any videos. That was the original issue.

Thanks,
Chris
 

A:Solved: How to change registry to save documents in Recent Items List (Windows 7)

Figured it out!

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Start_TrackDocs and set this REG_DWORD value to 1

This value was initially set to zero (0).

Made that change and poof!

This thread is closed.
 

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Hi there. I have a feeling that I'm going to feel really dumb when I realize how to do this... but I've been baffled and nothing online has quite worked or applied to my issue. Here goes:

I'm running Windows 7, and have a habit of using the recent documents separated by program on the start menu. In other words, I'll go to Start, highlight Microsoft Excel (as it's a program I use regularly and therefore stays pretty close to the top of the start menu), and mouse over to the right to see my recent Excel documents.

Early on in my Windows 7 use, I had right clicked on some recent files and selected "Remove from this list" and they vanished from the recent Excel document list. However, I can't get them to ever come back.

I've tried resetting my recent document settings under Start Menu properties, even deleting "recent application data" files according to other sites. If I navigate to the files through the folders, I can open spreadsheets and have them show up, but the ones I've removed from the list will not show up, and I don't understand why.

I'm more than willing to provide any additional information, but hopefully someone can tell me this is a rather simple solution.

Thanks!
 

A:Can't get documents to show up in Recent Documents after removing...

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While working through patching our servers, there are several servers that MBSA is reporting that patches are missing:
MS13-002  Security Update for Microsoft Office 2007 suites (KB2687499)
MS11-073  Security Updates for Microsoft Office 2007 System (KB2584063)
2526310  Microsoft Office Access Runtime and Data Connectivity 2007 Service Pace 3
The servers are running Windows 2012 R2 and were patched this week with the current May, 2018 patches.

I downloaded the items to WSUS.  WSUS reports that 0 computers need these.

Any idea why these are showing up and/or how to ignore them?
Thanks

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Hi I am tring to create a virtual private network connection.

When I choose: "connect to the network at my workplace" and click next,

the next options are greyed out. Please see the attacted screen-shot.

How do I make it enable, so I could select Virtual Private Network connection.

Thank you
 

A:vpn option is greyed out

I tried starting Remote Access Auto Connection Manager but it fails. says:
could not start the remote auto connection manager service on local computer, error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start

Telephony works,the service status is Started.

How do I start Remote Access Auto Connection Manager ?

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Why can't I change the checked setting shown here? I'm the administrator:

A:Option greyed out

Hello Winston, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The top box just needs to be checked to enable that option first.

Shawn

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Can anyone tell me how to re-install Microsoft Office? I've just had to do a complete re-install of Windows XP Media Center 2005 Edition (as a parallel, repair function was not working on the original version) after a blue screen error nightmare followed by issues with the keyboard and mouse not being recognized. Those issues are now resolved and I was able to keep my data. I see everything in the system has been restored except Microsoft Office 2007. I can see the files but cannot access the actual program. My word and excel files are there but I cannot open them without the program. I do have the Application and Drivers & Utilities CD's (DELL Dimension E520). Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Karen

A:[SOLVED] Need to re-install MS Office 2007 in Windows XP - (actually Office 2003)

You need the Office 2007 installation cd . . If it came with the PC, Dell should have included it in the package of cd's with the system

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Hello - I own multi-user version of Microsoft Office 2007 Pro and in May 2012 purchased a new ASUS A54C-TS91 laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium and Office 2010 Starter Edition. I need Powerpoint and Outlook in addition to Excel and WORD. I tried to install the entire app. assuming certain "limited" components of 2010 would be overwritten with the "better"/more robust 2007 - however, while it appears Office 2007 Pro loaded properly and is shown in Control Panel with proper date as installed, there is no file size listed...... I have read several similar posts but wanted to provide specific details for my situation. Anyone have a similar issue - what is best solution? (i am a newbie to the group, so hope I didn't make a faux pas in relating my story). Any guidance is welcomed and appreciated. Minky
 

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Hi all.
Is it possible to run MS Office 2003 and MS office 2007 on the same machine.
I teach I.T. and many of my students, as well as the school computer labs have office 2003. For this reason I need 2003 on my machine.
That said I also am seen as the computer guru by fellow collegues, so often find myself sorting out their computer problems or giving advice on how to merge tables in word or create mark shedules in excel. Many of them have 2007, which is very different. Thus running 2007 seems like a good idea.
So is it possible to have both versions running on the same machine?
At this point I am using windows XP - tablet edition.
 

A:Solved: Run Office 2003 and office 2007 on the same machine?

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I have Excel 2000 installed, but need to install Excel 2007 also. Is it possible for me to have both of them installed, but keep 2000 as my default?
 

A:Solved: Install Office 2007 with Office 2000

I followed the instructions here and it workred:

http://msgroups.net/microsoft.public.excel.misc/Change-default-to-Excel-2000-when-2007-installed
 

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