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Friday, May 29, 2009

How to setup Command Line Switches in MS Excel 2007

In the 2007 Microsoft Office system, the Setup.exe command line is used for very few operations, and almost all of these are for IT administrators only. However, you might want to use the /config switch if your administrator has created a config.xml file and told you where to locate that file. Find Step by step MS Excel support to setup command line switches

Follow the Steps

Click the Windows Start button , point to All Programs, click Accessories, and then click Run.
Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows Server 2003
o Click the Windows Start button, and then click Run.

In the Run dialog box, type Setup.exe followed by a space and a forward slash (/).
Type the name of the switch.
If necessary, add another space followed by one or more specific instructions called parameters, which give the program further information about how to execute the command.

The switch reference table in the next section contains several examples.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

How to cahnge Default Language Setting

This post provide Microsoft Excel Support to change your default language. You can change your default settings in Microsoft Office to have them match the default settings of a different language.

Follow the Steps

1. In Microsoft Windows XP, on the Windows Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Office, point to Microsoft Office Tools, and then click Microsoft Office 2003 Language Settings.

In Windows 2000, on the Windows Start menu, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Office, point to Microsoft Office Tools, and then click Microsoft Office 2003 Language Settings

2. Click the Enabled Languages tab.
3. In the Choose the language that defines default behavior in Microsoft Office applications box, select the language you want, and then click OK.
4. A message appears describing the effects of the change. To continue, click Continue and lose customizations.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

How to Use Security and protection in MS Excel

Microsoft Office Excel provides several layers of security and protection that allows you to control who can access and change your Excel data. To Microsoft help protect the data in a workbook, you can do the following:

For optimal security, you should protect your entire workbook file with a password (password: A way to restrict access to a workbook, worksheet, or part of a worksheet. Excel passwords can be up to 255 letters, numbers, spaces, and symbols. You must type uppercase and lowercase letters correctly when you set and enter passwords.), which allows only authorized users to view or modify your data.

For additional protection of specific data, you can also protect certain worksheet (worksheet: The primary document that you use in Excel to store and work with data. Also called a spreadsheet. A worksheet consists of cells that are organized into columns and rows; a worksheet is always stored in a workbook.) or workbook elements, with or without a password. Protecting worksheet or workbook elements may help prevent users from accidentally or deliberately changing, moving, or deleting important data.

You can protect Using Two Types
Using passwords to help secure an entire workbook
Protecting specific worksheet or workbook elements

Monday, May 18, 2009

How to Remove the Help message for a form field in Word 2002.

Solution: In the Word document, select the appropriate form field, and then click the 'Form Field Options' toolbar button on the 'Forms' toolbar. Click 'Add Help Text...'. In the 'Form Field Help Text' dialog box, click the 'Help Key (F1)' tab, click 'None', and then click 'OK'.

Details Resolution :
1) If the 'Forms' toolbar is not displayed, on the 'View' menu, point to 'Toolbars', and then click 'Forms' to display the toolbar.
2) If the document is protected, unprotect it by clicking the 'Protect Form' toolbar button on the 'Forms' toolbar.
3) Select the appropriate form field in the document, and then click the 'Form Field Options' toolbar button on the 'Forms' toolbar.
'Form Field Options' toolbar button
4) In the ' Form Field Options' dialog box, click 'Add Help Text...'.
5) In the 'Form Field Help Text' dialog box, click the 'Help Key (F1)' tab.
6) Click 'None', and then click 'OK'.
'None' option
7) To close the ' Form Field Options' dialog box, click 'OK'.

Symptoms: How to: Remove the Microsoft Office Help message for a form field | Remove the message displayed when a user presses F1

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

IYogi Press Release: iYogi Acquires Clean Machine Inc.

New York, NY, May 11th, 2009 : iYogi, a global direct to consumer and small business remote technical support provider, today announced it’s acquisition of Clean Machine Inc, a provider of remotely administered PC security and performance management services. Clean Machine will operate as a separate brand under the iYogi services umbrella along with the recently lunched Support Dock ( and its comprehensive range of 24/7 technical support services for computers, printers, MP3 players, digital camera, routers, servers and more than 100 software applications. Larry Gordon, Founder of Clean Machine is appointed as the President of Global Channel Sales for iYogi.

iYogi will integrate technology and innovation that Clean Machine Inc. has developed for delivering an enhanced service experience by proactively managing the health and security for PC's and Apple Computers. This acquisition also broadens iYogi's access to key markets through Clean Machine's existing partnerships. Larry Gordon's past experience and successful track record will accelerate iYogi's expansion through his focus on global alliances.

Commenting on the acquisition of Clean Machine Inc., Uday Challu, CEO & Co-founder of iYogi, said,

"This acquisition will help iYogi to enhance our customer experience and extend our market reach to the millions of consumers that are challenged by the increasingly complex technology environment. Clean Machine's proactive maintenance and management of PCs in home and small business environment will be our launch platform for building the next generation of managed services for consumers."
"We are delighted to have Larry spearheading partnerships and global alliances for iYogi. His incredible experience in marketing, sales and building global alliances will help forge partnerships with retailers, multiple service operators, software publishers, original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and other such companies that are at the frontlines for managing tech support issues for consumers and small businesses",

added Challu.

With more than 20 years of experience, Larry Gordon has played a variety of strategic roles in marketing, sales and building alliances. Larry was the Executive Vice President at Capgemini and Kanbay. He was also VP of Global Marketing for Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH), a leader in global IT services and Director of Marketing for New York based Information Builders.

"I am excited to join a company that shares a common mission to Clean Machine in creating a global brand for delivering the best technical support to consumers and small businesses. We also share a common approach of utilizing highly skilled talent with leading edge tools, thereby delivering services at incredible price-points, with high margins for our partners",
said Larry Gordon, the newly appointed President of Global Channel Sales at iYogi.


Headquartered in Gurgaon, India with offices in New York, USA, iYogi provides personalized computer support for consumers and small businesses in United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. IYogi's 24/7 phone and remote technical assistance, spans across a comprehensive range of technologies we use every day from a wide range of vendors. Utilizing its proprietary technology iMantra , and highly qualified technicians, iYogi delivers amongst the highest benchmarks for resolution and customer satisfaction. iYogi is privately held and funded by SAP Ventures, Canaan Partners, and SVB India Capital Partners. iYogi was recently awarded the Red Herring Global 100 Award, recognizing it as one of the 100 most innovative private companies driving the future of technology. For more information on iYogi and a detailed list of technologies supported, visit:


Clean Machine Inc. is a NJ-based and incorporated company that helps consumers and small business owners easily manage and protect their computing environments safely and cost effectively. The company is has a unique, powerful and inexpensive PC concierge service. Specifically, each customer is assigned a highly-trained tech concierge who remotely examines their computer system on a scheduled and very secure basis. The PC concierge will immediately fix software-based problems and prevent new threats to the customer's computing environment including offensive pop-ups, browser redirects and slow performance, and then provides a detailed report. Clean Machine's proprietary Radar(TM) technology (Remote Access Detection Audit and Repair) allows its expert technicians to remotely resolve any problems, eliminating the need for customers to go through the frustrating process of speaking with a tech support expert, and still having to do the work themselves. In other words, the Clean Machine PC concierges do it all. For more information on Clean Machine please visit


iYogi Contact
Vishal Dhar
President Marketing
iYogi Inc.
Phone: 212 229 0901

The Press Release is available at its source: iYogi acquires Clean Machine Inc.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

How to Install support template in Microsoft Office Word 2003

Solution: Run 'Microsoft Office 2003 Setup' wizard. Select 'Add or Remove Features', 'Next'. Select 'Choose advanced customization of applications', 'Next'. Expand 'Microsoft Office Word', 'Wizards and Templates'. Click 'More Templates and Macros'. Select 'Run all from my computer', click 'Update'.

Details: Microsoft Word 2003 is the word processing application software and is one of the components of Microsoft Office 2003 suite. A template can be used to keep uniformity in the formatting of the documents. Support templates are used to repair and change the default settings of Word 2003. You can also set default preferences for the documents.
Follow To install support template:
1) Click 'Start' and click 'Control Panel'. (The 'Control Panel' window appears.)
'Control Panel' window
2) Click the 'Add or Remove Programs' icon. (The 'Add or Remove Programs' window appears.)
'Add or Remove Programs' window
3) In the 'Currently installed programs' list, select 'Microsoft Office 2003'.
4) Click the 'Change' button. (The 'Microsoft Office 2003 Setup' wizard appears.)
'Microsoft Office 2003 Setup' wizard
5) Select the 'Add or Remove Features' option.
6) Click 'Next'. (The 'Custom Setup' screen appears.)
'Custom Setup' screen
7) Select the 'Choose advanced customization of applications' check box.
8) Click the 'Next' button. (The 'Advanced Customizations' screen appears.)
'Advanced Customization' screen
9) In the 'Choose update options for applications and tools' list, expand 'Microsoft Office Word'.
10) Expand 'Wizards and Templates'.
11) Click the icon for 'More Templates and Macros'.
12) Select 'Run all from my computer'.
13) Click the 'Update' button.

Symptoms: How to: Install support template in Microsoft Office Word 2003. | Unable to install support template in Word 2003.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Fix dialog box freezes after setting Word list

The 'Creating Word List' or the 'Loading Word List' dialog boxes is hidden behind the 'Help Topics' dialog box. The 'Help Topics' dialog box may appear to be frozen or hung, but Office 97 is building the Word list for the help index. This post provide Microsoft Office support to fix this issue

Word List dialog box is hidden after clicking Find tab | Help Topics dialog box hangs

Solution: Wait a few seconds, or move the 'Help Topics' dialog box to display the 'Creating Word List' or 'Loading Word List' dialog box.

Details: To see the 'Creating Word List' or 'Loading Word List' dialog box:
NOTE: If you wait a few seconds, the Word list will be created and the 'Help Topics' dialog box will display the help topics.

Follow the Steps
1) Place the mouse button over the title bar of the 'Help Topics' dialog box.
2) Press and hold down the mouse button.
3) Move the dialog box so you can see the 'Creating Word List' or 'Loading Word List' dialog box.
4) Release the mouse button.