Windows Server 2008 RC0 Available Now

Article extracted from : http://blogs.iis.net/mailant/archive/2007/09/24/windows-server-2008-rc0-available-now.aspx  Windows Server 2008 RC0 Available Now! Windows Server 2008 RC0 is available for download today! There is a lot of excitement in the hallways here in Redmond. Since our release of Beta 3, we spent a lot of time working with IIS customers, getting feedback on our product and making sure that we could address important requests. In Windows Server 2008 RC0, available today, we added to IIS: Support for IIS as an optional component on a Server ... Read more..

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Xbox 360 or Windows 2000 Server-based computers may not read CD-R discs that are burned in Windows Vista

  Xbox 360 or Windows 2000 Server-based computers may not read CD-R discs that are burned in Windows Vista. CAUSE This problem occurs because the version of the Universal Disk Format (UDF) that Windows Vista uses to format CD-R discs is incompatible with Xbox 360 and with Windows 2000 Server-based computers. RESOLUTION To resolve this problem, burn a new CD-R disc. Use the Mastered option when you burn the CD-R disc. To do ... Read more..

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When you restart a computer that is running Windows Vista SP1 or Windows Server 2008 and that has multiple processors installed, the computer may stop responding at the Windows Start screen

When you restart a computer that is running Windows Vista SP1 or Windows Server 2008 and that has multiple processors installed, the computer may stop responding at the Windows Start screenView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952629Last Review:May 19, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You have a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008.•The computer has multiple processors installed.•You restart the computer. In this scenario, the computer may stop responding at ... Read more..

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Remove Invalid Entries from Operating System Selection Menu

Remove Invalid Entries from Operating System Selection Menu A common complaint after reinstalling XP is the appearance of a boot screen asking the user to select the copy of XP that is to be loaded, even when there is only one copy of XP on the system. The traditional method of removing the invalid entry is to manually edit the boot.ini file, ... Read more..

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Print jobs may have incorrect owners when you share a printer from a Windows Server 2008-based computer or from a Windows Vista Service Pack 1-based computer

Article ID: 958741 - Last Review: November 7, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Print jobs may have incorrect owners when you share a printer from a Windows Server 2008-based computer or from a Windows Vista Service Pack 1-based computerHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: You share a printer from a Windows Server 2008-based computer or from a Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based computer.Two users ... Read more..

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A backup operation fails on a two-node failover cluster that is running Windows Server 2008 after one of the disk resources is moved

Article ID: 967560 - Last Review: March 10, 2009 - Revision: 1.0A backup operation fails on a two-node failover cluster that is running Windows Server 2008 after one of the disk resources is movedHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. You have a two-node failover cluster that is running Windows Server 2008. One of the disk resources is moved from one node to the other. ... Read more..

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You cannot delete a shared folder that is not empty on a Windows 98 SE-based computer by using Windows Vista

You cannot delete a shared folder that is not empty on a Windows 98 SE-based computer by using Windows Vista View products that this article applies to.Article ID:933756Last Review:May 8, 2007Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, you try to delete a subfolder of a shared folder on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE). However, you cannot remove the subfolder, and you may receive an error message that resembles the following:Destination Folder Access DeniedYou need permission to perform this ... Read more..

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Screen goes black when you switch the screen orientation during slide show playback in Windows Vista or in Windows XP SP2

Screen goes black when you switch the screen orientation during slide show playback in Windows Vista or in Windows XP SP2View products that this article applies to.Article ID:926670Last Review:July 19, 2007Revision:2.0SYMPTOMSOn a tablet computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), you play a slide show in Windows Photo Gallery or in Windows Live Photo Gallery. When the slide show is playing, you use the Tablet PC Settings component in Control Panel to change the ... Read more..

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iTunes for Windows plays video files without any audio

You may experience a situation in which songs will play normally, but all video files play without audio. This will affect video files purchased from the iTunes Store as well as other movies you've added to iTunes. Products affected iTunes for Windows To resolve this issue, it will be necessary to uninstall QuickTime (installed with iTunes), download the QuickTime standalone installer, and reinstall QuickTime. Follow the steps below to do this: Microsoft Windows Vista On the Start menu, click Control ... Read more..

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FIX: The Microsoft Software License Terms that are attached to the English version of the Visual C++ Redistributable Package in Visual Studio 2008 are incorrect

FIX: The Microsoft Software License Terms that are attached to the English version of the Visual C++ Redistributable Package in Visual Studio 2008 are incorrectView products that this article applies to.Article ID:956414Last Review:August 11, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSThe Microsoft Software License Terms that are attached to the English version of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package (VCRedist_x86.exe, VCRedist_x64.exe, and VCRedist_ia64.exe) in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 do not let you redistribute these files. The incorrect license terms specify that you may install ... Read more..

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OneNote 2007 buttons may be missing in Outlook

When you work in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 buttons may be missing as follows: When you work in an e-mail item, the Send to OneNote button is missing. When you work in a calendar item or in a task item, the Notes About This Item button is missing. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, \'cause\'); This issue may occur when the OneNote 2007 add-in is disabled in Outlook. RESOLUTION loadTOCNode(1, \'resolution\'); To resolve this issue, enable the OneNote 2007 add-in. To do this ... Read more..

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Icons are missing from Control Panel, or you cannot start Control Panel, the Welcome Center, or games in Windows Vista

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); On a computer that is running Windows Vista, you experience one or more of the following problems: Icons are missing from Control Panel. You cannot start Control Panel. When you try to start Control Panel, the screen may flash briefly, but Control Panel does not start. You cannot start the Welcome Center. For example, when you type welcome center in the Start Search box, and then you click Welcome Center ... Read more..

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Explanation of Regsvr32 usage and error messages

SUMMARY loadTOCNode(1, \'summary\'); You can use the Regsvr32 tool (Regsvr32.exe) to register and unregister OLE controls such as DLL or ActiveX Controls (OCX) files that are self-registerable. This may be necessary to troubleshoot some issues with Windows, Microsoft Internet Explorer, or other programs. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, \'moreinformation\'); Regsvr32.exe is included with Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 or later versions, Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2 (OSR2) or later versions, and Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 5 (SP5) or later versions. Regsvr32.exe is ... Read more..

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Hide Users on the Welcome Screen

You can remove his name from the Welcome Screen, while still maintaining the user account. Start the Registry Editor Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon \ SpecialAccounts \ UserList \ Right-click an empty space in the right pane and select New > DWORD Value Name the new value exactly as the Username Leave the Value data as 0 If you want to enable this user again on the Welcome Screen, either double-click the Username value, and change the ... Read more..

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The Automatically restore this connection when computer starts option may not work on a Windows Server 2008-based computer when CHAP authentication is used

The Automatically restore this connection when computer starts option may not work on a Windows Server 2008-based computer when CHAP authentication is usedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:951058Last Review:May 14, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You are running a Windows Server 2008-based computer.•You establish an iSCSI session on this computer.•In the iSCSI session, you click to select the Automatically restore this connection when computer starts check box.After you restart the computer, you expect the Microsoft ... Read more..

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Error message when a computer that is running Windows Vista SP1 resumes from hibernation: System was shutdown unexpectedly

Error message when a computer that is running Windows Vista SP1 resumes from hibernation: System was shutdown unexpectedlyView products that this article applies to.Article ID:951218Last Review:April 14, 2008Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSWhen you wake a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) from hibernation, you may receive the following error message: System was shutdown unexpectedlyBack to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs when the Boot Configuration Data (BCD) store contains incorrect information for the Resume from Hibernate entry.Back to the topRESOLUTIONTo resolve this ... Read more..

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You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive the following message: You must rename or remove lt;FolderName gt; before upgrade can continue

You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive the following message: You must rename or remove <FolderName> before upgrade can continueView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927297Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.5SYMPTOMSWhen you try to install Windows Vista, you cannot select the Upgrade option that is located in the Install Windows dialog box. Additionally, you receive the following error message in the dialog box:Upgrade has been disabled- You must rename or remove ... Read more..

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Stopping MSN or Win Messenger to open When Windows Starts

1. In Windows Messenger > Tools 2. Options 3. General 4. Un-tick Automatically run Windows Live Messenger when I log on to Windows Read more..

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When you set the CertDBCleanupInterval registry value to 0 on a Windows Server 2008-based computer, the functionality for cleaning up expired certificates is not disabled as expected

When you set the CertDBCleanupInterval registry value to 0 on a Windows Server 2008-based computer, the functionality for cleaning up expired certificates is not disabled as expectedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949473Last Review:March 6, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSBy default, the Network Access Protection Health Registration Authority (NAP HRA) tries to clean up expired certificates every five minutes on a Windows Server 2008-based computer. If the HRA does not have the required permissions to manage corporate certification authorities, a failure is ... Read more..

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Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package: February 27, 2008

Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package: February 27, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:949488Last Review:March 7, 2008Revision:1.1On This PageSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated February 27, 2008.This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:•The issues that the hotfix package fixes.•The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.•Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.•Whether the hotfix package is replaced ... Read more..

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