Excel opens without displaying a workbook

When you double-click a Microsoft Excel workbook (.xls file or .xlsx file) in Microsoft Windows Explorer, Excel does not open the file, and you may receive the following error message: Cannot find the file 'path' (or one of its components). Make sure the path and filename are correct and that all required libraries are available. In Window Vista, when you double-click an Excel workbook, Excel does not open the file, and you may receive the following error message: Windows cannot find 'FilePath\FileName', Make ... Read more..

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Error when you try to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1: “Installation was not successful” or “An internal error occurred while installing the service pack”

When you try to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1), you may receive one of the following error messages: Error message 1 Installation was not successful Error message 2 An internal error occurred while installing the service pack RESOLUTION To resolve this problem, use one or more of the following methods, as appropriate for your situation. Install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 by using the full service pack download If you have already tried to install Windows Vista SP1 by using Windows Update or by using Microsoft ... Read more..

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Description of the update for OneNote 2007 Help: November 11, 2008

Article ID: 957245 - Last Review: November 12, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Description of the update for OneNote 2007 Help: November 11, 2008View products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allINTRODUCTIONMicrosoft has released updated Help (HxS) files for Microsoft Office OneNote 2007. This update contains the latest revisions and additions to OneNote Help and to OneNote Developer Help. Back to the topMORE INFORMATIONUpdate informationThe update for OneNote 2007 Help is available for download ... Read more..

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BadImageFormatException Occurs When Instantiating Types Defined in a Referenced Assembly at Run-time

Article ID: 967163 - Last Review: January 29, 2009 - Revision: 1.0BadImageFormatException Occurs When Instantiating Types Defined in a Referenced Assembly at Run-timeView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSource: 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 topActionYou have developed a .NET application that references ... Read more..

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FIX: The paths for images, SiteMap nodes, and the lt;form action=/ gt; tag are rewritten when you use the URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0 to rewrite a URL

Article ID: 957660 - Last Review: January 20, 2009 - Revision: 1.0FIX: The paths for images, SiteMap nodes, and the <form action=/> tag are rewritten when you use the URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0 to rewrite a URLView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:You use the Microsoft URL Rewrite Module for Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 to rewrite a URL and to run a child request.You use a relative reference ... Read more..

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You receive an Event ID 4999 and an Event ID 5000 error message when you try to mount a database on a server that is running the cluster continuous replication feature in Exchange 2007

Article ID: 962220 - Last Review: January 20, 2009 - Revision: 1.0You receive an Event ID 4999 and an Event ID 5000 error message when you try to mount a database on a server that is running the cluster continuous replication feature in Exchange 2007View products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSYou try to mount a Storage Group database on a server that is running the cluster continuous replication (CCR) feature in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. If ... Read more..

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Video without an audio stream does not play correctly in Windows SlideShow in Windows Vista

Video without an audio stream does not play correctly in Windows SlideShow in Windows Vista View products that this article applies to.Article ID:926671Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.5SYMPTOMSWhen you try to play Windows SlideShow in Windows Vista, you may experience either of the following problems: •You see a black screen when you use a full-screen theme.•You see a black placeholder where a video is supposed to play.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem may occur if the video files do not contain an audio ... Read more..

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Before you download files, help protect your computer

Downloading files can include installing programs from a CD, opening pictures or links to Web sites from e-mail, copying Word documents and Excel spreadsheets from the company network, upgrading software acquired from the Web, or transferring music files from a computer half a world away. Files you download could be just what you expect, but they might also be a vehicle for malevolent intent. Malicious software (also called malware) is software that can harm you or your computer; it can include ... Read more..

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How to troubleshoot performance issues with standby, hibernate, and resume in Windows Vista

How to troubleshoot performance issues with standby, hibernate, and resume in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:950686Last Review:April 18, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONThe steps to troubleshoot performance-related issues in Windows Vista vary depending on the point at which the issue occurs. This article is intended to describe the steps that are used to troubleshoot performance-related issues with standby, resume, or hibernation.For more information about how to troubleshoot other performance issues in Windows Vista, click the following article numbers ... Read more..

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Issues with building a project with Register for COM interop for a 64-bit assembly

Issues with building a project with Register for COM interop for a 64-bit assemblyView products that this article applies to.Article ID:956933Last Review:August 18, 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 topActionWhile running on a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows, you build a Visual Studio 2005 or ... Read more..

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How to use the LOOKUP function in Excel

SUMMARY loadTOCNode(1, \'summary\'); This article describes how to use the LOOKUP function in a Microsoft Excel worksheet. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, \'moreinformation\'); The LOOKUP function returns a value either from a one-row or one-column range or from an array. The LOOKUP function has two syntax forms: vector and array. The vector form of LOOKUP looks in a one-row or one-column range (known as a vector) for a value, and then returns a value from the same position in a second one-row or ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to print after you install the GDI security update 925902

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \\\\\'symptoms\\\\\'); Microsoft is aware of an issue that affects a limited number of printer drivers. When you try to print by using one of these drivers after you install security update 925902, you may experience the following symptoms.   Your computer automatically restarts.   After you log on, you receive the following error message:Microsoft Windows The system has recovered from a serious error. A log of this error has been created. Please tell Microsoft about this problem. We have created an error report that you can ... Read more..

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Windows Server 2008 Certificate Services (ADCS) does not start, and error code 0x80070057 is generated when ADCS is reinstalled by using the use existing keys option in Windows Server 2008

Article ID: 966329 - Last Review: March 2, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Windows Server 2008 Certificate Services (ADCS) does not start, and error code 0x80070057 is generated when ADCS is reinstalled by using the use existing keys option in Windows Server 2008Hotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: You reinstall the Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) role.During the reinstallation process, the use existing keys option ... Read more..

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Vista Glass look on Unsupported Video Cards

This new user interface engine greatly enhances the look by utilizing several cool looking 3D effects. Of course, to be able to fully utilize the new engine you need a good 3D video card on top of special drivers, WDDM (Windows Display Driver Model). To turn on this effect just execute c:\Windows\System32\UXSS.exe or enable and start the User Experience Session Management Service. 1. Open up Regedit. 2. Navigate through HKEY_local_machine, Software, and Microsoft. 3. Create a new KEY called DWM. 4. In the new ... Read more..

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Windows Management Instrumentation may not correctly report information about certain USB disk devices

Windows Management Instrumentation may not correctly report information about certain USB disk devicesView products that this article applies to.Article ID:936162Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSOn a Windows Vista-based computer, you use a custom application that gathers system information by using Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). For example, you use a custom application that gathers information about hardware, drivers, or firmware by using WMI. When you do this, WMI may not correctly report information about certain USB disk devices. Because of ... Read more..

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An Ultra DMA Mode 5 device may perform only at the speed of an Ultra DMA Mode 2 device after you swap devices in Windows Vista

An Ultra DMA Mode 5 device may perform only at the speed of an Ultra DMA Mode 2 device after you swap devices in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:933578Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.1On This PageSYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, an Ultra DMA Mode 5 device may perform only at the speed of an Ultra DMA Mode 2 device after you swap devices.This problem occurs on an IBM ThinkPad mobile PC or on a Lenovo ThinkPad mobile PC if the ... Read more..

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You cannot import only one section of a videotape by using Windows Movie Maker in Windows Vista

You cannot import only one section of a videotape by using Windows Movie Maker in Windows Vista View products that this article applies to.Article ID:930060Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSYou cannot import only a part of video from a videotape by using Windows Movie Maker in Windows Vista.For example, when you start the Import from Digital Video Camera wizard in Windows Movie Maker, you do not have the option to import only part of the video from a connected digital video (DV) ... Read more..

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You cannot install a device driver by using its installation program in Windows Vista

You cannot install a device driver by using its installation program in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927524Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.4On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to install a device driver by using its installation program in Windows Vista, you are unsuccessful.You may experience this issue if the following conditions are true:•The driver uses an executable file-based installation program.•The installation program was not designed for Windows Vista.Back to the topCAUSEProblems with executable file-based installation programs may occur if ... Read more..

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When a user logs on to a domain from a Windows Vista-based client computer, the client computer takes a long time (about 10 minutes) to process the logon script

When a user logs on to a domain from a Windows Vista-based client computer, the client computer takes a long time (about 10 minutes) to process the logon scriptView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952611Last Review:July 17, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. In an Active Directory domain environment, you deploy a user logon script to client computers in the domain. The logon script contains calls to Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI), such as Lightweight ... Read more..

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IPP print jobs on a Windows Vista-based computer are canceled 30 seconds after a paper outage or a paper jam occurs

IPP print jobs on a Windows Vista-based computer are canceled 30 seconds after a paper outage or a paper jam occursView products that this article applies to.Article ID:945717Last Review:March 5, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•On a Windows Vista-based computer, you print to an Internet Printer Protocol (IPP) printer.•A paper outage or a paper jam occurs.In this scenario, the print job is canceled 30 seconds after the paper outage or the paper jam occurs. Additionally, the print queue ... Read more..

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