Office Online Server (OOS)

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Office Online Server (OOS). Now you can offer the same functionality that you get from the Office 365 experience through your own on premise servers. This means that organizations that would like to offer a browser based experience of their office applications such as excel, word, etc. they can now do so with this new offering without having to have an Office 365 plan.

MS said,

""OOS scales well for your enterprise whether you have 100 employees or 100,000. The architecture enables one OOS farm to serve multiple SharePoint, Exchange and Skype for Business instances. OOS is designed to work with SharePoint Server 2016, Exchange Server 2016 and Skype for Business Server 2016. It is also backwards compatible

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Microsoft Word (Protected View) has stopped working. Microsoft experienced an error trying to open the file

Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Attachments, Visio, Access, Etc.) Crashes / Errors when Opening Files

If you're having tried opening any office documents from email attachments, outlook attachments, gmail attachments, file shares, a different author, edited by someone else, another computer, downloaded from Onedrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, backup/synch service, then you are probably getting pretty annoyed at the following error/errors. If you're a network admin looking to solve the same issue through group policy, then click here. Microsoft Word (Protected View) has stopped working Windows is checking for a solution to the problem And Microsoft experienced an error trying to open the file. Try these suggestions. *check the file permissions for the document or drive. * make sure there is sufficient free

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Turn off Microsoft Office Protected View with Group Policy Editor to prevent Protected View error / crashes on users PC

If you are a user and would like to learn how to fix this issue, please use this link to see how to fix the issue on your individual computer. If you're users have been opening any office documents from email attachments, outlook attachments, gmail attachments, file shares, a different author, edited by someone else, another computer, downloaded from Onedrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, backup/synch service, then they are probably getting pretty annoyed at the following error/errors: Microsoft Word (Protected View) has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem And Microsoft experienced an error trying to open the file. Try these suggestions. *check the file permissions for the document or drive. * make sure there is sufficient free memory and disk space * open the file wih the text recovery converter. (C:\users\...\filename.docx) show

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