Tag Archives: Office 365

Office 365: Outlook suddenly requests password (August 29, 2022)

[German]A quick question for the administrators among the readers. I just received an e-mail from a reader whose customers suddenly (i.e. probably since the weekend) want a Microsoft Outlook password. What is at issue: Does this only affect the systems … Continue reading

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Office 365 version 2206.15330.20196: Excel bug prevents display of cell contents (OP396850)

[German]Users who have upgraded Microsoft Office 365 as a Click-2-Run variant to version 2206.15330.20196 (released June 29, 2022) report a strange bug. In Microsoft Excel, the contents of cells (rows and/or columns)in a spreadsheet are no longer displayed, but are … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

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Office 365: Connect issues with mail and SharePoint since 08:00 a.m. (UTC) (June 21, 2022)

[German]Folks, it's midsummer, today is the longest day of the year (at least the part that is illuminated by the sun). On the other hand, it's getting quite zap-dark at Microsoft Office 365 right now. Customers who want to check … Continue reading

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Apple's Safari has an Outlook TokenFactoryIFrame issue (May 2022)

[German]Apple users are currently experiencing a problem when trying to access an Outlook mailbox via OWA in Safari. A TokenFactoryIFrame is downloaded every few seconds. I think the problem has only been occurring for a few days. I've seen also … Continue reading

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Microsoft disables Excel 4.0 macros in Office 365 in the next weeks

[English]Microsoft has notified users of Microsoft 365 subscriptions that they will be gradually disabling the execution of Excel 4.0 macros in Office 365 over the coming weeks for security reasons. Here's some information on the issue. Advertising

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Office 365 installation: Edge SmartScreen triggers a security warning

[German]Has anyone had this happen before? When trying to install Microsoft Office 365, the Edge browser opens with the login page and then SmartScreen shows it as unsafe? Advertising

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Office 365: Download fails (in ConfigMgr) after Oct. 2020 Updates

[German]Administrators (or users) who have installed the October 2020 updates (for Windows 10 and Windows Server pendants) are probably facing issues. ConfigMgr and other tools will (possibly) not be able to download files for Microsoft Office 365 updates afterwards. The … Continue reading

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Uninstall Office 365 and install Office 2016

[German]On Windows systems where Microsoft Office 365 was installed as a trial version, there are often problems to cleanly uninstall this trial version and then install Microsoft Office 2016 (as an MSI version). Here are some hints what you can … Continue reading

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Office 365 can’t be uninstalled completely

[German]On some Windows systems, a trial version of Microsoft Office 365 is pre-installed. It appears that there's trouble uninstalling this preinstalled version of Office 365 completely. This leads to issues, when installing Office 2016 in MSI version. Advertising

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Microsoft throttles non-essential Office 365 features

[German]Microsoft has announced a reduction in non-essential Office 365 features in response to increased online usage of its cloud solutions. This is to ensure the availability of Office 365. Advertising

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