Error message when you try to upgrade Office XP Students and Teachers edition to a 2007 Office suite: “The path you have chosen does not point at a qualifying upgradeable product”

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \\\'symptoms\\\'); When you try to upgrade Microsoft Office XP Students and Teachers edition to an upgrade version of a 2007 Microsoft Office suite, you receive the following message: The path you have chosen does not point at a qualifying upgradeable product. Click 'Retry' to try again or 'Cancel' to quit setup. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, \\\'cause\\\'); This behavior occurs because Office XP Students and Teachers edition is not a qualifying product for the upgrade version of a 2007 Office product. When you ... Read more..

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The computer still prompts you to restart when you configure the Config.xml file to prevent the computer from restarting after you install the 2007 Office system

The computer still prompts you to restart when you configure the Config.xml file to prevent the computer from restarting after you install the 2007 Office systemView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953366Last Review:June 2, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSYou configure the Config.xml file to prevent the computer from restarting after you install the 2007 Microsoft Office system. However, the computer still prompts you to restart. For example, you modify the following Setting Id element in the Config.xml file. <Setting ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to match a set-top box code with a Windows Media Center infrared remote control in Windows Vista: “Code Limit Reached”

You try to match a cable set-top box or a satellite set-top box together with a Windows Media Center infrared remote control in Windows Vista, and the infrared codes are not matched correctly to the set-top box. Then, you receive the following error message: Code Limit Reached - You have tried the maximum allowed number of codes. Please use one of the codes you have already tried, or contact technical support. CAUSE This behavior occurs if the limit of 31 tries has been ... Read more..

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The paper size is incorrect in Publisher 2007 when you open publications that were created in earlier versions of Publisher

Article ID: 967225 - Last Review: March 3, 2009 - Revision: 1.0The paper size is incorrect in Publisher 2007 when you open publications that were created in earlier versions of PublisherView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSThe paper size is incorrect in Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 when you open publications that were created in earlier versions of Publisher.RESOLUTIONTo resolve this issue, apply hotfix 966312. For more information, click the following article number to ... Read more..

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Remove text from Icons

1. Right click on the icon and select Rename. 2. Hold down the ALT key and type in 255 on your right keypad. If you are on a laptop turn on numlock and use the K and I keys to enter in 255. This is the code for a space. 3. Hit Enter. Read more..

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Some game features may be missing when you play games on a Windows Vista-based computer

Some game features may be missing when you play games on a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:912044Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.3SYMPTOMSSome game features may be missing when you play games on a Microsoft Windows Vista-based computer.Note The feature that may not work in most game programs is the introductory video feature. This problem may prevent a game from getting installed or from starting.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs if the game requires that the Indeo ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to log on by using an account name that contains an at sign (@): The system could not log you on

Error message when you try to log on by using an account name that contains an at sign (@): The system could not log you onView products that this article applies to.Article ID:925634Last Review:November 27, 2007Revision:1.7SYMPTOMSWhen you try to log on to a Microsoft Windows-based computer by using a user name that contains an at sign (@), you receive the following error message: The system could not log you on. Make sure your user name and domain are correct, ... Read more..

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You may not have the option to enable transparent glass effects in Windows Vista

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); You may not have the option to enable transparent glass effects in Microsoft Windows Vista. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, \'cause\'); This issue may occur if any one of the following conditions is true: The copy of Windows Vista is not a validated genuine copy. The video card does not support the Windows Vista Aero theme. The video card supports the Windows Vista Aero theme. However, the video card is configured incorrectly. For example, the video card may ... Read more..

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A COM server may not exit as expected after the object is destroyed if you start Internet Explorer 7 as the COM server

A COM server may not exit as expected after the object is destroyed if you start Internet Explorer 7 as the COM serverView products that this article applies to.Article ID:950935Last Review:April 17, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSIf you start Windows Internet Explorer 7 as a Microsoft COM server, the COM server may not exit as expected after the object is destroyed. Consider the following scenario in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6. You start Internet Explorer 6 as a COM server by using the CoCreateInstance method. ... Read more..

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The Lookup field value is empty when you select the None value after you upload a document in SharePoint Server 2007

The Lookup field value is empty when you select the None value after you upload a document in SharePoint Server 2007View products that this article applies to.Article ID:953458Last Review:June 17, 2008Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You have a column in a custom list that has 19 items or more on a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 site. •You add this column in the custom list to a document library as a lookup field. • You select the None ... Read more..

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You receive a System.InvalidOperationException exception error when you run a Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0-based application after you install security update MS 07-040 on a computer

You receive a System.InvalidOperationException exception error when you run a Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0-based application after you install security update MS 07-040 on a computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:948233Last Review:May 12, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you run a Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0-based application, you receive a System.InvalidOperationException exception. This problem occurs if the following conditions are true: •You have installed security update MS 07-040 on the computer.•The .NET Framework 2.0-based application contains several enum types.•The enum types ... Read more..

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Microsoft Security Advisory: Blended threat from combined attack using Apples Safari on the Windows platform

Microsoft Security Advisory: Blended threat from combined attack using Apple’s Safari on the Windows platformView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953818Last Review:May 30, 2008Revision:1.0INTRODUCTIONMicrosoft has released a Microsoft security advisory about this issue for IT professionals. The security advisory contains additional security-related information. To view the security advisory, visit the following Microsoft Web site:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/953818.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/953818.mspx)APPLIES TO•Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition•Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition•Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition•Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition•Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition•Windows ... Read more..

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A VSS hardware snapshot database keeps growing with duplicated snapshot information when it is updated for snapshot creation/deletion in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista SP1 systems

Article ID: 959476 - Last Review: December 2, 2008 - Revision: 1.1A VSS hardware snapshot database keeps growing with duplicated snapshot information when it is updated for snapshot creation/deletion in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista SP1 systemsHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSWhen you start multiple Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) requestor instances with VSS hardware provider to delete snapshots in Windows Server 2008 or ... Read more..

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A PowerPoint 2007 presentation displays two lines instead of one line when the presentation uses a special font that does not exist on a Windows Vista-based computer

Article ID: 967621 - Last Review: March 3, 2009 - Revision: 1.0A PowerPoint 2007 presentation displays two lines instead of one line when the presentation uses a special font that does not exist on a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, you open a Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 presentation that uses a special font. If the font does not exist on the computer, the presentation displays two lines instead ... Read more..

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An incorrect character is displayed when you input a character in an ANSI-based application on a computer that is running Windows Vista

An incorrect character is displayed when you input a character in an ANSI-based application on a computer that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:936060Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSOn a computer that is running Windows Vista, you input a character in an ANSI-based application. However, an incorrect character is displayed.Note This problem occurs when you use certain special keyboard layouts to input the character.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs because of problems ... Read more..

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The destination hard disk does not appear in the Where do you want to install Windows? disk configuration window when you try to install Windows Vista

The destination hard disk does not appear in the Where do you want to install Windows? disk configuration window when you try to install Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928231Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2SYMPTOMSWhen you try to install Windows Vista, the hard disk on which you want to install Windows Vista does not appear in the Where do you want to install Windows? disk configuration window.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs if the hard disk partition contains an ... Read more..

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Add_Remove more Windows Components

Add_Remove more Windows Components like MSN Explorer and the Accessories programs This tweak lets you uninstall Windows Components such as MSN Explorer and programs in the Accessories menu on the 'All Programs' menu. 1. Edit the hidden system file SYSOC.INF in the Windows/System/Inf folder (or WINNT/System/Inf if you upgraded from NT or 2000). 2. Delete all instances of the word HIDE. Don't put any spaces inbetween the commas. 3. Save your changes. 4. Open 'Add or Remove Programs' in Control Panel. 5. Click on 'Add/Remove Windows ... Read more..

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Get the Classic Media Player Back!

Are you fed up with the new windows media player. Did you like the version of windows media player that came with windows 2K? Windows XP still has the version of media player installed but they hid it. To get it back follow the directions below: 1. Click on the start button and select run. 2. type "mplayer2" and click OK. it's the orginal movie player. If you want to make this the default media player follow the directions below: 1. When the classic ... Read more..

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The Autodiscover service fails for some Outlook 2007 users after you install Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1

The Autodiscover service fails for some Outlook 2007 users after you install Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1View products that this article applies to.Article ID:946506Last Review:March 17, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSThe Autodiscover service fails for some Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 users after you install Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1). Therefore, users cannot perform several tasks. These tasks include the following:•Access free/busy information•Access the Outlook Address Book (OAB)•Configure the Out of Office Assistant feature•Automatically configure profiles in Outlook 2007Note The Autodiscover ... Read more..

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Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 post-2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 1 hotfix package: July 23, 2008

Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 post-2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 1 hotfix package: July 23, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:955586Last Review:August 8, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 issues that are fixed in the SharePoint Server 2007 post-2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 1 hotfix package that is dated July 23, 2008.This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:•The issues that the hotfix package fixes.•The prerequisites for installing ... Read more..

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