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Help! Microsoft Products seemingly breaking each other

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#1 Ktanaqui


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Posted 10 October 2016 - 02:07 PM


Full Speccy Report attached below --



I have (all legitimate): 

  • Office 365 ProPlus (full suite installed)
  • Visual Studio 2015
  • SQL Server 2014 Management Studio
  • Visio


My issue:


  • Microsoft products seem to be "forgetting" what files belong to them randomly (without me changing anything), forcing me to have to continuously re-associate file types to X program
  • Random, intermittent errors (possibly due to Macros being blocked at my school/work?, no screenshots to prove)
  • Files dropping their "icons" associating them with X program, presumably due to program "forgetting" the association? Not re-appearing after re-association, though.


And a note:

I only started seeing these issues once I had Visual Studio, Visio, and SQL Server installed. I, unfortunately, installed all three at the same time. Re-installing Office 365 seems to temporarily remedy the issue, but it breaks again. Most common with my Excel and Access files. 


EDIT: Speccy file seems to be refusing to upload to this. Here is the file: [snip]

Edit2: Ooon second thought, I'll provide the Speccy file on request. Noticed that it picked up the Network data too.

Edited by Ktanaqui, 10 October 2016 - 02:15 PM.

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#2 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 11 October 2016 - 05:50 PM

To post a Speccy file all you need to do is copy / paste the URL it genrates, see below -






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