How to enable the DVD Library in Windows Media Center on a Windows Vista-based computer

INTRODUCTION loadTOCNode(1, \'summary\'); This article describes how to enable the DVD Library feature in Windows Media Center on a Windows Vista-based computer. Note In Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, DVD content that is stored on the hard disk appears in the My Videos folder. Windows Media Center on a Windows Vista-based computer displays DVD content in a DVD gallery. However, the DVD Gallery is not automatically enabled in Windows Media Center on a Windows Vista-based computer. MORE INFORMATION ... Read more..

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You experience a nonpaged pool memory leak when you unmap and then remap an iSCSI logical unit number to a Windows Server 2008-based computer

You experience a nonpaged pool memory leak when you unmap and then remap an iSCSI logical unit number to a Windows Server 2008-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952263Last Review:June 2, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You are running a Windows Server 2008-based computer.• You expose to the computer an iSCSI logical unit number (LUN) that is using the Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO) solution.•You enable the MPIO feature on the iSCSI option.•You unmap the LUN from ... Read more..

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You cannot rename a folder by using the UNC path in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista SP1 systems if the UNC path includes a symbolic link

Article ID: 959759 - Last Review: December 26, 2008 - Revision: 1.0You cannot rename a folder by using the UNC path in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista SP1 systems if the UNC path includes a symbolic linkHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSWhen you try to rename a folder that is under a shared folder on a Windows Server 2008-based computer or on a Windows ... Read more..

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MS07-032: Vulnerability in Windows Vista could allow information disclosure

MS07-032: Vulnerability in Windows Vista could allow information disclosureView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931213Last Review:June 12, 2007Revision:2.0SUMMARYMicrosoft has released security bulletin MS07-032. 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/200706.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200706.mspx)•IT professionals:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-032.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-032.mspx)APPLIES TO•Windows Vista Ultimate•Windows Vista Enterprise•Windows Vista Business•Windows Vista Home Premium•Windows Vista Home Basic•Windows Vista Starter•Windows Vista Ultimate ... Read more..

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You may be unable to use a WSD-based scanner driver to transfer scanned data in Windows Vista

You may be unable to use a WSD-based scanner driver to transfer scanned data in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931674Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSYou may be unable to use a scanner that uses a Web Services for Devices (WSD)-based scanner driver to transfer scanned data in Windows Vista. This problem may occur if the scanned data is very large. Examples of scanned data that may be very large are multipage file formats, such as XPS ... Read more..

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You cannot record more data to a recordable DVD-R Dual Layer disc after you format and then eject the disc in Windows Vista

You cannot record more data to a recordable DVD-R Dual Layer disc after you format and then eject the disc in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928355Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMS After you format and then eject a recordable DVD-R Dual Layer disc in Windows Vista, you cannot record more data to the disc. Back to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs because Windows automatically closes the disc when you eject it. Closing a disc lets you use it in ... Read more..

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You cannot view RAW image files after you copy them from a camera to a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows XP SP2

You cannot view RAW image files after you copy them from a camera to a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows XP SP2View products that this article applies to.Article ID:927530Last Review:July 20, 2007Revision:3.1SYMPTOMSAfter you copy an image that is in a RAW file format to a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), the image does not appear in Windows Photo Gallery or in Windows Live Photo Gallery. Additionally, you may be ... Read more..

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Set up a Bluetooth enabled device

To set up a Bluetooth enabled device, you need to do three things: 1. Add a Bluetooth adapter to your computer. This is usually done by plugging the adapter into a USB port. (If a Bluetooth adapter is already built in or attached to your computer, ignore this step.) 2. Set up the device so that your computer can find it. To do this, you must: Turn the device on. Make it discoverable. To learn how to make a device discoverable, check the information that came with ... 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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You may experience slow performance when you view records in a table that contains a lookup field in Access 2007

In Access 2007, you may experience slow performance when you view records in a table that contains a lookup field. This problem also occurs when you view the records in a query. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, \'cause\'); This problem occurs because the bound column in the lookup table for the lookup field does not contain an index. RESOLUTION loadTOCNode(1, \'resolution\'); To resolve this problem, create an index for the bound column in the lookup table. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Start Access 2007. 2. Open the ... Read more..

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A removable PCI Express device does not appear in the Safely Remove Hardware dialog box on a Windows Vista-based computer

A removable PCI Express device does not appear in the Safely Remove Hardware dialog box on a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:948460Last Review:April 3, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you connect a removable PCI Express device, such as an eSATA ExpressCard device, to a Windows Vista-based computer, the device does not appear in Safely Remove Hardware dialog box. Therefore, you cannot safely remove the device. Back to the topRESOLUTIONHotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install updates on a computer that is running Windows Vista: WBEM_E_CLASS_HAS_INSTANCES (0x80041026)

Error message when you try to install updates on a computer that is running Windows Vista: WBEM_E_CLASS_HAS_INSTANCES (0x80041026)View products that this article applies to.Article ID:951386Last Review:May 13, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to install updates on a computer that is running Windows Vista, the installation process fails. Additionally, you receive the following error message: WBEM_E_CLASS_HAS_INSTANCES (0x80041026)Note This issue may occur when you try to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1).Back to the topRESOLUTIONTo resolve this issue, ... Read more..

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The customized desktop wallpaper that is specified in the Oobe.xml file is not displayed in Windows Vista

The customized desktop wallpaper that is specified in the Oobe.xml file is not displayed in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952880Last Review:May 29, 2008Revision:1.1On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You run the System Preparation Tool (Sysprep.exe) against a Windows Vista installation.•You use the Oobe.xml file to customize the desktop wallpaper.•You use an answer file to implement unattended settings. The unattended settings include specific language and locale settings.In this scenario, the desktop wallpaper that is specified in the Oobe.xml ... Read more..

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An application may stop working unexpectedly on a Windows Vista SP1-based or a Windows Server 2008-based computer

Article ID: 967227 - Last Review: March 6, 2009 - Revision: 1.0An application may stop working unexpectedly on a Windows Vista SP1-based or a Windows Server 2008-based computerHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSYou run an application that uses the RPCRT4.dll module on a computer that is running Windows Vista SP1 or Windows Server 2008. In this scenario, the application may stop working unexpectedly, and you receive the ... Read more..

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Make older programs run in this version of Windows

Most programs written for Windows XP also work in this version of Windows, but some older programs might run poorly or not at all. If a program written for an earlier version of Windows doesn't run correctly, use the Program Compatibility Wizard to change the compatibility settings for the program. To change settings for a program manually, use the individual program's Compatibility tab. If changing the settings does not fix the problem, go to the program manufacturer's website to see if ... Read more..

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You must explicitly enable MMC snap-ins that you want to use before you enable the Restrict users to the explicitly permitted list of snap-ins Group Policy setting in Windows XP and in Windows Vista

You must explicitly enable MMC snap-ins that you want to use before you enable the Restrict users to the explicitly permitted list of snap-ins Group Policy setting in Windows XP and in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931865Last Review:February 19, 2007Revision:1.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONThe Restrict users to the explicitly permitted list of snap-ins Group Policy setting lets you selectively enable or disable specific Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins. However, before you enable this setting, you must enable the ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install Windows Vista: Windows Setup cannot locate a valid hard drive to store temporary installation files

Error message when you try to install Windows Vista: Windows Setup cannot locate a valid hard drive to store temporary installation filesView products that this article applies to.Article ID:925445Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.4SYMPTOMSWhen you try to install the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system, you receive the following error message:Windows Setup cannot locate a valid hard drive to store temporary installation files.Setup does not continue past 0 percent when it tries to copy installation files.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs if you ... Read more..

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Occasional error message on a portable Windows Vista-based computer that wakes from sleep to perform network-related tasks: STOP 0x0000007E

Occasional error message on a portable Windows Vista-based computer that wakes from sleep to perform network-related tasks: STOP 0x0000007EView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930311Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSOn a portable Windows Vista-based computer, you occasionally receive an error message that resembles the following: STOP 0x0000007E(c0000005, 0, a16bb8d4, a16bb5d0)SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLEDThis problem occurs if the following conditions are true: •The computer is running a program or a service that periodically wakes the computer from sleep to ... Read more..

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10 tips for safer instant messaging

Communicating by using an instant messaging (IM) program has some of the same security and privacy risks as e-mail, but there are a few unique dangers that you should be aware of. 1. Be careful when creating a screen name. Each IM program asks you to create a screen name, which is similar to an e-mail address. Your screen name should not provide or allude to personal information. For example, use a nickname such as SoccerFan ... Read more..

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To add a wired device Windows Vista

Turn on the device and plug it into a hub, switch, or router or into a computer that is plugged into a hub, switch, or router. The device should now be connected to the network. To confirm that you added the device, do the following: Open Network by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Network. You should see an icon for the device. If the device is a printer, you might need to ... Read more..

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