Category Archives: Windows

Word 2007 under Wine crashes when changing a font

In my previous post I noted that “… Word, Excel and PowerPoint… ran more-or-less flawlessly…” in Office 2007 installed under Wine. The more-or-less qualifier was because I still had an issue trying to change the default Calibri font to Times … Continue reading

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Office 2007 and Wine Revisited

As noted in the previous two posts, installing and running Microsoft Office 2007 in Linux can be fraught with difficulties. While the earlier posts attempt to resolve some of the problems, it turns out that there is a better mousetrap … Continue reading

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PowerPoint 2007 fails to launch in 64-bit Linux Mint 18.1

As noted in the previous post, after installing Microsoft Office 2007 on a machine running Wine under 64-bit Linux Mint, Word and Excel ran fine, but PowerPoint failed to launch. Two further tweaks are necessary to get PowerPoint 2007 to … Continue reading

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Installing Microsoft Office 2007 in 64-bit Linux Mint 18.1

I found it simple to install Office 2007 in Linux Mint under Wine. However, when I ran Word, intending to open an existing file, I immediately received the error message “Word cannot open this document template (C:\users\…\1033\Building Blocks.dotx)”. Ignoring this … Continue reading

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Updating to Windows 10 on a Dual-Boot System

I didn’t want to wait for the Windows 10 update to be pushed to my development machine so I opted to use the Media Creation Tool to update Windows manually. At least I tried to do so.

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Turn off BitLocker on the T100

In my previous posting, I indicated that my attempts to install Linux on the T100 had eventually lead to my bricking the machine and, after it had been restored to health by an Asus Service Centre, I was planning to … Continue reading

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Emptying Wine “bottles”

Well, we’re stretching the metaphor here. But, with HomeSite 4.0.1 installed, I no longer need the older HomeSite 3.0 application. How do I remove it from the system in order to keep things tidy?

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