FIX: The Visual C++ 2008 Libraries Extension Feature Pack is available

FIX: The Visual C++ 2008 Libraries Extension Feature Pack is availableView products that this article applies to.Article ID:945273Last Review:April 15, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONThis article describes the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Libraries Extension Feature Pack that is available.Back to the topMORE INFORMATIONThis package installs the Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack. This feature pack extends the Visual C++ Libraries that are included with Visual Studio 2008.The Visual C++ 2008 MFC libraries have been extended to enable you to create applications that ... Read more..

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EFS encrypted files on the Desktop or in the Documents folder cannot be decrypted on Windows Vista when Symantec AntiVirus 10.2 client is installed

EFS encrypted files on the Desktop or in the Documents folder cannot be decrypted on Windows Vista when Symantec AntiVirus 10.2 client is installedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953799Last Review:May 30, 2008Revision:1.0Source: Microsoft SupportBack to the topRAPID PUBLISHINGRAPID PUBLISHING ARTICLES PROVIDE INFORMATION DIRECTLY FROM WITHIN THE MICROSOFT SUPPORT ORGANIZATION. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS CREATED IN RESPONSE TO EMERGING OR UNIQUE TOPICS, OR IS INTENDED SUPPLEMENT OTHER KNOWLEDGE BASE INFORMATION.Back to the topResultOn a Windows Vista based ... Read more..

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You cannot delete or rename the Offline Files when you work offline on a Windows Vista-based computer

Hotfix information A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix. To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain ... Read more..

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If you send an e-mail message that contains a shared attachment in Outlook 2007, the attachment is also sent to the recipients

Article ID: 959629 - Last Review: January 6, 2009 - Revision: 1.0If you send an e-mail message that contains a shared attachment in Outlook 2007, the attachment is also sent to the recipientsView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSIn Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, if you send a shared attachment, you may experience the following symptoms: The attachment is saved in the Document Workspace site that is specified by the sender. The recipient of the ... Read more..

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The original file is not removed from the shared network location after you convert a .doc file to the .docx file format

Article ID: 956912 - Last Review: February 16, 2009 - Revision: 1.0The original file is not removed from the shared network location after you convert a .doc file to the .docx file formatView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMS You open a Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 document (*.doc) file from a shared network location. Then, you convert this file to the Word 2007 document (*.docx) file format. When you try to save the ... Read more..

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A shared printer that is hosted on a Windows Server 2003-based computer does not work correctly when you use the Point and Print feature to connect to the printer in Windows Vista

A shared printer that is hosted on a Windows Server 2003-based computer does not work correctly when you use the Point and Print feature to connect to the printer in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:936608Last Review:October 17, 2007Revision:3.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. A shared printer is hosted on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based computer. On a Windows Vista-based client computer, you use the Point and Print feature to connect to this ... Read more..

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A custom desktop background image does not appear when you start a network presentation on a mobile PC that is running Windows Vista

A custom desktop background image does not appear when you start a network presentation on a mobile PC that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:934556Last Review:April 13, 2007Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSOn a mobile PC that is running Windows Vista, you use the Presentation Settings tile of Windows Mobility Center to turn on presentation settings. Then, you configure a custom desktop background image. However, when you start a network presentation, the custom desktop background image does not appear. ... Read more..

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Description of the PowerPoint 2007 hotfix package (PowerPoint.msp): August 26, 2008

Description of the PowerPoint 2007 hotfix package (PowerPoint.msp): August 26, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:956316Last Review:September 17, 2008Revision:2.1On This PageSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 issue that is fixed in the PowerPoint 2007 hotfix package that is dated August 26, 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 ... Read more..

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A text box that has the Resize shape to fit text option enabled does not anchor as expected in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

A text box that has the Resize shape to fit text option enabled does not anchor as expected in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007View products that this article applies to.Article ID:944970Last Review:March 20, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSIn Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, you set the Align Test option to Middle or to Bottom for a text box that has the Resize shape to fit text option enabled. However, when the text wraps to a new line in the text box, the text box does not ... Read more..

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How to manually configure the firewall or the static filter in order to modify the Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) port in Windows Server 2008

How to manually configure the firewall or the static filter in order to modify the Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) port in Windows Server 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:949468Last Review:March 10, 2008Revision:1.0Important This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure that you back up the registry before you modify it. Make sure that you know how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up, restore, ... Read more..

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Restore a driver to its previous version

You must be logged on as an administrator to perform these steps. You might want to restore the driver for a device to a previous version if you encounter problems with your computer or device after upgrading the driver.     1. Open Device Manager by clicking the Start button clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Device Manager.‌ If you are prompted for ... Read more..

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How to change the computer certificate on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that is running the “Routing and Remote Access” service and SSTP

This article describes how to change the computer certificate on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that is running the "Routing and Remote Access" service and Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP). The computer certificate is also known as a machine certificate. INTRODUCTION Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) is a new virtual private network (VPN) tunneling protocol that is available in the "Routing and Remote Access Services" role in Windows Server 2008. The protocol is also available for use in Windows Vista ... Read more..

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Data loss occurs after you use the Dfsrmig.exe tool to migrate the SYSVOL share from the FRS to the DFSR service in a Windows Server 2008-based domain

Article ID: 967326 - Last Review: March 2, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Data loss occurs after you use the Dfsrmig.exe tool to migrate the SYSVOL share from the FRS to the DFSR service in a Windows Server 2008-based domainHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:You use the DFS Replication service migration tool (Dfsrmig.exe) to migrate the SYSVOL share from the File Replication Service (FRS) ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to forward an e-mail message that contains a modified attachment: The attachment lt;name of the document gt; from the message lt;subject of the message gt; is open or in use by another application

Article ID: 967629 - Last Review: March 5, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Error message when you try to forward an e-mail message that contains a modified attachment: The attachment <name of the document> from the message <subject of the message> is open or in use by another applicationView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:In Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, you open an e-mail message that has a file attached, such as a Word document.You open ... Read more..

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All the check boxes are selected when you enable a Group Policy setting in Windows Vista

All the check boxes are selected when you enable a Group Policy setting in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:937887Last Review:June 13, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSWhen you enable a Group Policy setting in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or in Microsoft Windows XP, all the check boxes that appear on the Group Policy setting are not selected. However, when you enable a Group Policy setting in Windows Vista, all the check boxes that appear on the Group ... Read more..

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A high definition audio device may no longer work after you resume Windows Vista from hibernation or from sleep

A high definition audio device may no longer work after you resume Windows Vista from hibernation or from sleepView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929685Last Review:June 26, 2007Revision:5.0SYMPTOMSAfter you resume a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep or from hibernation, a high definition audio (HDA) device may no longer work. The device may be a sound device or a modem. You may see an X character appear on the speaker icon in the notification area. Because of this problem, you ... Read more..

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Connecting to non-broadcast wireless networks in Windows Vista

Connecting to non-broadcast wireless networks in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929661Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4INTRODUCTIONA wireless network uses authentication and encryption to help stay secure. Authentication controls access to the wireless network. Encryption helps make sure that malicious users cannot determine the contents of wireless data frames.Windows Vista includes a new wireless network configuration setting. The new setting indicates whether a wireless network is broadcast or non-broadcast. You can also use the new setting to ... Read more..

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Quick check for a ddos via number of connections

A quick and usefull command for checking if a server is under ddos is: netstat -anp |grep 'tcp\|udp' | awk '{print $5}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n That will list the IPs taking the most amount of connections to a server. It is important to remember that the ddos is becoming more sophistcated and they are using fewer connections with more attacking ips. If this is the case you will still get low number of ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install Windows Mobile Device Center on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008: The update could not be installed because at least one Windows component required by Windows Mobile Device Center is missing

Error message when you try to install Windows Mobile Device Center on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008: The update could not be installed because at least one Windows component required by Windows Mobile Device Center is missingView products that this article applies to.Article ID:950169Last Review:March 26, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSWhen you try to install Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008, you receive the following error message: The update could not be ... 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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