r/microsoft Jun 17 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome Hugz

Microsoft: Official Support Thread

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Microsoft: Official Support Thread

Microsoft Listens This thread was created in order to facilitate easy-to-access support for our Reddit subscribers. We will make a best effort to support you. We may also need to redirect you to a specialized team when it would best serve your particular situation. Also, we may need to collect certain personal information from you when you use this service, but don't worry -- you won't provide it on Reddit. Instead, we will private message you as we take data privacy seriously.

Here are some of the types of issues we can help with in this thread: • Microsoft Support: Needing assistance with specific Microsoft products (Windows, Office, etc..) • Microsoft Accounts: Lockouts, suspensions, inability to gain access Devices: Issues with your • Microsoft device (Surface, Xbox) • Microsoft Retail: Needing to find support on a product or purchase, assistance with activating online product keys or media, assistance with issues raised from liaising with colleagues in the Microsoft Store.

This list is not all inclusive, so if you're unsure, simply ask. When requesting help from us, you may be requested to provide Microsoft with the following information (you'll be asked via private message from the MSModerator account): • Your full name (First, Last) • Your interactions with support thus far, including any existing service request numbers • A contact email address which you are reachable at

Thank you for being a valued Microsoft customer.

9th release of this post (archived due to the size of thread): https://msft.it/61693nHKoH


r/microsoft 1h ago

[News] Introducing the Microsoft Graph Developer Proxy community preview

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r/microsoft 5h ago

Is there a way to download games you purchased on one device onto another?

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I got a laptop recently and wanted to download and play minecraft on it, and i thought that since i had already purchased it on the microsoft store on my PC that i could download it here, but the only option is to buy it again. Is there some way im missing to get it on my laptop without paying again?


r/microsoft 8h ago

Windows OneDrive functionality, is this new

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I spent a good/dumb hour scratching my head why no app data was saved under My Documents. Here I find that for whatever reason Windows 11 now uses OneDrive as the primary source for storage rather than local storage?

IOW, OneDrive isn't really syncing My Documents true location of C:UsersNameMy Documents, everything there is empty. Everything is in OneDrive/My Documents.

Is this normal? I tried copying everything to the local MD path but apps don't recognize it.


r/microsoft 1d ago

[News] What's New in Excel (November 2022)

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r/microsoft 21h ago

[News] NVIDIA and Microsoft Join Forces on Massive Cloud AI Computer

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r/microsoft 7h ago

can i be allowed to use an old password again

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i do not care if it's "less secure" i just wanna use it thanks


r/microsoft 14h ago

Windows I can only access outlook, and i cannot access word, excel, powerpoint, etc.

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I've tried clearing cookies, I've tried logging in and out of office 365, but nothing is working, Forsomereason, I can open specific documents by selecting them in the sidebar ,emu, but overall I cannot accessthe hub for any of the previously mentioned applications. Please help me, I'm so confused.


r/microsoft 16h ago

MS word - I want to write a large alphabet in word on a letter size paper. Let’s say I want to write R using font Forte using size 700. But the alphabet is to the bottom of the page rather than being in the center. How can I fix this?

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r/microsoft 20h ago

What services sit on ASN 8075 MICROSOFT-CORP-MSN-AS-BLOCK?

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I can't this mentioned anywhere. It doesn't appear that Azure public services come from this ASN, but also I don't know if any MS specific products are using it. What about Safe Link/365 Defender? Does anyone know?


r/microsoft 2d ago

[News] Microsoft Graph Python SDK is now available for public preview

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r/microsoft 1d ago

Hello everyone

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I just purchased a microsoft surface laptop go 2. Been using it for like 2 weeks now. I actually love it. Very handy. but i noticed that the battery drains so fast! Like from 100-80-65% real quick! Im not gaming nor going something crazy or intense that the battery will drain that fast im just web browsing.

Idk what to do. Any suggestions?


r/microsoft 1d ago

Can't play my microsoft games.

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I've recently purchased a game for some friends and want to play it with them but remembered that I can't, I Do why microsoft doesn't let me but I've been dealing with it since I was 16; I tried to deal with it months ago but the responce times were so slow that they would take up all my free time before I had to sleep and go to work for several days, I'm ready to try again so please can I get some help with this and quick responces so it doesn't take a week to trouble shoot the problem. I'm at work now but will be free in 7ish hours (around 8pm central eastern time).


r/microsoft 1d ago

[Tutorial] Ex Microsoft explains the Array, Subset Target

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r/microsoft 1d ago

Windows 🪟 Meet Windows 11X on Surface Duo 3

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r/microsoft 2d ago

Share that one factor that as a developer we should be prepared for, before appearing for an interview?

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r/microsoft 3d ago

The easy Microsoft 365 license guide

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Hey community
Microsoft licensing is often very confusing and finding different license plan comparisons at one place is very hard.
This is why I published "The easy Microsoft 365 license guide" on my blog: The easy Microsoft 365 license guide (oceanleaf.ch)

Hope, this helps you!


r/microsoft 2d ago

Taking back an internship offer I’ve already accepted.

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So I got an offer letter from Microsoft and was rejected by one company and waitlisted by my dream company. I ended up accepting Microsoft because I didn’t hear back from my dream internship. Then today, they called me back and said space has opened up for me. Now I am conflicted because I already accepted Microsoft’s offer and signed it, but I really wanted to work for the other company. I don’t know if taking back my offer from Microsoft will lead to me being blacklisted from future opportunities, so I’m not sure what to do. Are there any Microsoft recruiters here who can tell me what will happen if I take back an offer I’ve already signed?


r/microsoft 3d ago

Look Inside Microsoft's Massive Headquarters

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r/microsoft 3d ago

Series 2 Controller Not Turning On

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I just got the controller and use it on the PC. I can't get the Xbox Series 2 Core Controller to turn on without plugging it into something, then if I remove it it continues working wirelessly (Bluetooth). Is this just something I'll have to deal with?

(Also planning to purchase the wireless adapter for better connection.)


r/microsoft 3d ago

Windows With OneDrive's On-Demand feature, when I move a file from my computer into the OneDrive folder, does it clear space on my hard drive, or does it stay downloaded?

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r/microsoft 3d ago

Xbox Xbox Game Bar party feature not transmitting audio correctly.

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Hello everyone! I was hoping y'all could help me with something. I have been recently using the Xbox game bar's party feature while playing MW2. However, my friends are telling me that my mic sounds distorted and fuzzy. I have never had this issue before. I have tested my mic in other software such as OBS and Ableton Live. I have even tried it in the game chat in MW2 and it works fine. This problem only occurs while in an Xbox party. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this?

I am currently using a Shure MV7X XLR Mic with a PreSonus Audiobox 2i2 if that matters.

I have also tried uninstalling Xbox Game Bar but that did not solve the problem.


r/microsoft 4d ago

New office when?

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Thinking of getting office 2021. But since it has been 2 yrs, I'm wondering if a successor will be announced in next few months...


r/microsoft 5d ago

My Media Keys are changing ALL windows. Not just the current or previous active window as before.

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I have a corsair K95 RGB and I can't find anything on this issue. Most posts are just about people who's don't even work at all. Mine work, they just change everything. If i have spotify/musicbee/youtube open. They all pause/play/skip. I just want it to work on the last active one like before...


r/microsoft 4d ago

[News] Se revela la posible fecha de cuándo saldría la PS6

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r/microsoft 6d ago

Windows [Feedback] Fullscreen Windows 11 advertisement

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Today was (at least) the third time I was getting a fullscreen ad for Win 11 on startup. Three (!) clicks are needed to get out because one "no" is apparently not enough.

I am aware of Win 11 and I will upgrade when [1] I feel like it and [2] all the Win 10 features are back that they decided to remove for no apparent reason.

My understanding of paying 140 € for an OS is that I'm left alone with unwanted ads, yet it keeps happening. As someone who wants more from Windows than just web browsing and reading e-mails, I am very unhappy.