Sharing media on a network using Windows Media Player

Using Windows Media Player and a private network, you can stream your favorite music, videos, and pictures to any room in your home-even to rooms that don't have a computer. Why would I want to share my media? Like many people, you probably have a lot of music, video, and picture files in your Player library. There may be times, however, when you want to do one of the following: Play files from another computer in your home Play files from an Xbox 360 ... Read more..

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How to use the OFFSET function in Excel

SUMMARY loadTOCNode(1, \'summary\'); This article describes how to use the OFFSET function to return the value of a cell that is a specified number of rows and columns away from a cell or range of cells that you referenced in an adjacent range. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, \'moreinformation\'); Enter the following data into a blank Excel worksheet. You will use this data for all sample formulas in this article. A1: Name B1: Dept C1: Age A2: Henry B2: 501 C2: 28 A3: Stan B3: 201 C3: 19 A4: Mary B4: 101 C4: 22 A5: Larry B5: ... Read more..

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MySQL dump import -> Error 1217

If you use  innodb tables and foreign key constraints, importing a mysqldump may generate foreign key errors. To resolve this issue please read on : At the beginning of the dump file add this : SET FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0; At the end of the dump file add this : SET FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=1; This will disable foreign key checks for the mysqldump import session only. This will allow the data to be imported without the error being generated. Read more..

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Search results are incomplete when you use a CAML query that uses the SPSiteDataQuery class to search content on a SharePoint Server site or on a Windows SharePoint Services site

When you use a Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) query to search content on a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server site or on a Windows SharePoint Services site, the search results are incomplete. This problem occurs when the query uses the SPSiteDataQuery class. CAUSE This problem occurs for one of the following reasons: The CAML query searches for content in more than 10 document libraries. The CAML query searches for content in more than 10 document lists. The CAML query searches for ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to open an Excel 2007 binary workbook in an earlier version of Excel: File error: Data may have been lost

Article ID: 957770 - Last Review: November 3, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Error message when you try to open an Excel 2007 binary workbook in an earlier version of Excel: File error: Data may have been lostView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSIn a Microsoft Office Excel 2007 workbook, you enter a formula that uses the XIRR function and the INDIRECT function. Then, you save the workbook in the Excel Binary Workbook (.xlsb) file ... Read more..

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The desktop background appears as a blank, black screen when the Bubbles screen saver runs in Windows Vista

The desktop background appears as a blank, black screen when the Bubbles screen saver runs in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:935265Last Review:April 9, 2007Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. •You set the Colors setting on the Display Settings tab in Windows Vista to a 16-bit color setting.•You have the Bubbles screen saver selected to run. However, when the Bubbles screen saver runs, the desktop background is not displayed as expected. Instead, the desktop background ... Read more..

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Credentials are saved only for the current session when you click to select the Remember my credentials check box in Windows Vista Enterprise

Credentials are saved only for the current session when you click to select the Remember my credentials check box in Windows Vista EnterpriseView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929838Last Review:February 13, 2007Revision:1.0SUMMARYCredentials are saved only for the current session when you click to select the Remember my credentials check box in Windows Vista Enterprise.MORE INFORMATIONYou see a Remember my credentials check box when you log on to Windows Vista Enterprise. However, when you click to select this check ... Read more..

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The default dynamic port range for TCP/IP has changed in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008

The default dynamic port range for TCP/IP has changed in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:929851Last Review:January 31, 2008Revision:4.0Beta InformationThis article discusses a beta release of a Microsoft product. The information in this article is provided as-is and is subject to change without notice.No formal product support is available from Microsoft for this beta product. For information about how to obtain support for a beta release, see the documentation that is included ... Read more..

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Shortcuts for applications in the 2007 Office system are not generated in the designated location on a computer that is running Windows Vista

Shortcuts for applications in the 2007 Office system are not generated in the designated location on a computer that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:948186Last Review:March 12, 2008Revision:1.1Important 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, and modify ... Read more..

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FIX: The DataSets panel is not available in the report designer when you open a SQL Server Reporting Services 2005 RDLC file in Visual Studio 2008

FIX: The DataSets panel is not available in the report designer when you open a SQL Server Reporting Services 2005 RDLC file in Visual Studio 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:947173Last Review:March 6, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSIn Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, the following behavior occurs:•You perform one of the following actions:•You double-click a Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services 2005 RDLC file.•You right-click the RDLC file, click Open With, and then click Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.•The report design window and the DataSets ... Read more..

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The date displays incorrectly in the Windows Calendar Sidebar gadget on a Windows Vista-based computer

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \\'symptoms\\'); When you add the Windows Sidebar Calendar gadget to the desktop of a Windows Vista-based computer, you may notice that the date displays incorrectly in the Windows Sidebar Calendar gadget. Note Although the Windows Sidebar Calendar gadget shows the incorrect date, the system clock still shows the correct date. This problem will occur if the following conditions are true:   The computer is set to use a time zone in which the daylight saving time change starts at midnight, ... Read more..

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You cannot use “Effect Options” under “Custom Animation” to animate bullets that are nested by six levels or more in PowerPoint 2007

In Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, you create a slide that has a bulleted list that contains six or more levels of nested bullets. When you do this, you cannot use Effect Options under Custom Animation to animate the bullets that are nested by six levels or more. WORKAROUND loadTOCNode(1, \'workaround\'); To work around this problem, expand the Timeline element for the bulleted list, and then animate each nested bullet individually. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Click the text box or the ... Read more..

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Error message when the CreateIpForwardEntry function fails on a Windows Vista-based computer: “0xa0”

  On a Windows Vista-based computer, a call to the CreateIpForwardEntry function fails. Additionally, you receive the following error message: 0xa0 CAUSE This problem occurs because Windows Vista enforces the rule that the route metric that is passed to the CreateIpForwardEntry function must be larger than or equal to the interface metric. This rule exists because the route metric is computed as the sum of the interface metric and the route preference. WORKAROUND To work around this issue, ... Read more..

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How To Turn Off Tabs in Internet Explorer 7

1. Click the Tools button, and select Internet Options. 2. Select the General tab 3. Go down to the Tabs section, click the Settings button. 4. Uncheck the Enable Tabbed Browsing check box. 5. Click OK to close the dialog box. 6. Click OK to close the   Options box. 7. Close and re-open Internet Explorer. Read more..

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Exchange 2007 CAS cannot copy the OAB from the OAB share on Windows Server 2008-based Exchange 2007 CCR clusters

Article ID: 954197 - Last Review: November 20, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Exchange 2007 CAS cannot copy the OAB from the OAB share on Windows Server 2008-based Exchange 2007 CCR clustersView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSMicrosoft Exchange Server 2007 Client Access Servers (CAS) cannot copy the offline address book (OAB) from the OAB share on Windows Server 2008-based Exchange 2007 Cluster Continuous Replication (CCR) clusters. The result of this situation is that OAB ... Read more..

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Windows Vista Aero theme desktop effects are disabled when you run a Java application

Windows Vista Aero theme desktop effects are disabled when you run a Java applicationView products that this article applies to.Article ID:934561Last Review:April 12, 2007Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSYou run a Java application on a Windows Vista-based computer. On the Windows Vista-based computer, you use the transparent glass effect or other effects of the Aero theme for the desktop. However, you may notice that the Aero theme desktop effects are disabled.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue may occur if you are running a Java application ... Read more..

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You may experience power management-related symptoms on a computer that is running Windows Vista

You may experience power management-related symptoms on a computer that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927393Last Review:August 23, 2007Revision:2.8On This PageSYMPTOMSYou may experience one or more of the following power management-related symptoms on a computer that is running Windows Vista:•You cannot shut down the computer.•You cannot put the computer into a power saving mode such as sleep or hibernation.•Windows Vista does not resume from sleep successfully.•Certain devices do not work correctly when Windows Vista resumes ... Read more..

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Enable or Disable Sliding of Taskbar Buttons

Icons next to the clock. 1. Right click Computer > Properties 2. Advanced System Settings 3. Under Performance click Settings 4. Tick (Enable) or Untick (Disable) Slide Taskbar Buttons 5. Apply ----------------------------------------------- Microsoft Knowledge Base Article This article contents is Microsoft Copyrighted material. Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Terms of Use | Trademarks Read more..

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How to obtain the latest Windows Vista application compatibility update

How to obtain the latest Windows Vista application compatibility updateView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953960Last Review:July 3, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONWindows Vista application compatibility updates are software updates that address common application compatibility issues in Windows Vista. Microsoft regularly releases Windows Vista application compatibility updates.Note Windows Vista application compatibility updates are cumulative. Each update contains all the improvements that were included in the previous application compatibility updates.To immediately install the latest application compatibility update, click Start, point to ... Read more..

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MS08-015: Description of the security update for Outlook 2007: March 11, 2008

MS08-015: Description of the security update for Outlook 2007: March 11, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:946983Last Review:March 12, 2008Revision:2.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONMicrosoft has released security bulletin MS08-015. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites: •Home users:http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200803.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200803.mspx)Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from ... Read more..

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