OneDriver stuck in Looking for changes Processing changes Loop in Windows 10

I have enabled the OneDrive feature in Windows 10 Pro on my Surface Pro 4. I always use the Business client to upload several hundred Gb size files from my tablet and that worked fine. However, currently the OneDrive keeps stucking in an endless cycle of Looking for Changes or Processing changes… message. I go inside the OneDrive directory and find that all files don’t have that icon or green tickmark icon. The downloading process works fine while it syncs nothing. Continue reading

Cannot Print emails from Outlook or Edge in Windows 10

I have used a Canon MX920 and it worked well in Windows 8, but the function is not working at all after upgraded to Windows 10 with the latest version of driver applied. When I select the Print option from the File menu on Office Outlook 2013, it shows error message and then outlook closes. I open an email in Edge browser to print and get the “Something went wrong and we can’t sign you in right now. Please try again later.” message. But I am able to print the file from Excel, Word. To resolve the problem temporarily, I have to copy and paste all contents onto Word to do that. Continue reading

Windows 10 update install Office XP Service Pack 3 Error 0×80096004

I had upgraded my Surface Pro 3 tablet from Window 8.1 to Windows 10 and installed Office 365. After applied the automatic Windows update, the Office XP Service Pack 3 is failed to install on regular basis and then it pops up the Error 0×80096004 message. But the path of Office is just for XP version. I try the Fix-it without any effect. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Cannot Pin Office Outlook/Excel/Word to Windows 10 taskbar

I am using the Outlook for Office for most of the time and would like to pin the Outlook desktop client to my taskbar for accessing it quickly. However, when I right-click on the Outlook icon from my desktop or Start menu, there are only Create New Mail Message, Calendar Entry, etc, while ‘Pin to Taskbar’ option doesn’t appears as other apps. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Cannot open Office Excel XLS Files after Windows 10 upgraded

I installed Office 2017 suite and was able to access the Excel documents in Windows 8.1 on my Surface Pro 3. After the tablet has been upgraded to the Windows 10 Pro, I could not open any excel file and get the error “Excel has an unexpected problem and needs to close. Would you like to repair now?” I run the repair process and disable Protected View and nothing works. Continue reading

How to block/unlock Office macros in Windows 10 S on Surface laptop

Windows 10 S, known as the reduced-functionality version of Windows 10. Like iOS and Chrome OS, it limits users to only use apps from Windows store , and that can help administrator to easily manage those devices in educational institutions or other restricted environments. For security reason, the Windows 10 S is set to disable and block macros in all office documents received from other places by default. Continue reading

Close button minimizes Outlook 2016/2013 to keep running in background

When I click on the red X button, the Skype app will be minimized and stay on the task bar. But the feature is not working with Office 2016 in Windows 10. I always close Outlook a lot of times by mistake and then I have to re-open it to check email message. How can I resolve the problem to keep it running in background? Continue reading

Setup expiry time for OneDrive shared file with Office 365 in Windows 10/8

I have installed Office suite on Windows 10 computer, and would like to share a larger excle file to my friend. When I open the OneDrive service, which I don’t pay for subscribe or buy Premium, and generate the share link, I could not find any option to limit the time after expire. How can I set the expiry time with the file? Continue reading

Outlook 365/2016 calendar reminders not popping up in Windows 10

I have upgraded my Office suite to 2016 version in Windows 10 computer. When I start using the Outlook 2016, I notice that the calendar reminders don’t pop up and other function are fine. The same problem also happens with Office 365 ProPlus on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. I have created Calendar and Task reminders in my primary folder and it just stop working. How can I resolve it? Continue reading

Cannot Insert Hyperlink Outlook/Word crashes in Windows 10 Creators Update

I have used office 2016 version in Windows 10 anniversary update without any problem until my Surface Pro 3 is upgraded to Creators Update. Everytime I highlight text in email and press Ctrl+K then paste the URL in the insert hyperlink dialogue box, the Outlook program freezes and crashes. It also happen when I insert a video from youtube by imbed code option or hyperlinks in Powerpoint. That always lose any unsaved changes on those document files. Continue reading