Monthly Archives: May 2013


Office 365 Public Facing Websites – Design Manager – Part 2

This post is part 2 of my blog series “Building a Public-Facing Website on Office 365”: Creating a Public-Facing Website on Office 365 – Part 1 (Limitations) Office 365 Public-Facing Websites -  Master Pages & Page Layouts with Design Manager – Part 2 (This post) SharePoint has traditionally been a specialist area where it comes […]

Cloning a Windows 8 Boot Partition (For Free!)

The Problem You ran out of space on your Windows 8 PC, now you want to clone your boot drive (HDD, SSD, Whatever..) onto a bigger drive. Old faithful Clonezilla failed you for the first time, like it did for me…. the drive cloned but a corrupt MBR and no amount of bcdedit.exe or bcdboot.exe […]

Creating a Public Facing Website on Office 365 – Part 1

This post is part 1 of my blog series “Building a Public-Facing Website on Office 365”: Creating a Public-Facing Website on Office 365 – Part 1 (This post) Office 365 Public-Facing Websites –  Master Pages & Page Layouts with Design Manager – Part 2 SharePoint 2013 on-premises provides an excellent Web Content Management System (WCMS), […]

Word experienced an error trying to open the file

The Problem Opening a Word document from Office 365 using Word 2010 or 2013 results in the following: The Cause There cause is actually Word’s default security settings… probably a good thing! The Solution You can resolve this issue in at least two ways: 1. Disable Protected View (not recommended…) You can disable protected view […]