A WHQL test does not finish successfully on a Windows Vista-based computer that has multiple display adapters in an LDA configuration

A WHQL test does not finish successfully on a Windows Vista-based computer that has multiple display adapters in an LDA configurationView products that this article applies to.Article ID:948473Last Review:March 18, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You are running a Windows Vista-based computer that has multiple display adapters in a Linked Display Adapter (LDA) configuration.•You use the Driver Test Manager tool on the computer to run a Windows Hardware Quality Lab (WHQL) test that includes a Logo stress subtest.In this scenario, ... Read more..

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The Windows Update agent may not follow the Re-prompt for restart with scheduled installations Group Policy setting in Windows Vista

The Windows Update agent may not follow the Re-prompt for restart with scheduled installations Group Policy setting in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949590Last Review:March 13, 2008Revision:1.1INTRODUCTIONIn Windows Vista, the Windows Update agent may not follow the Re-prompt for restart with scheduled installations Group Policy setting. This issue occurs when you have configured Windows Update to automatically install hotfixes at a certain time, and you do not restart the computer.After ... Read more..

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When you try to burn 7.8 GB of data or more to a DVD+R DL disc on a Windows Vista-based computer, the operation may fail even though the capacity of the disc has not been reached

When you try to burn 7.8 GB of data or more to a DVD+R DL disc on a Windows Vista-based computer, the operation may fail even though the capacity of the disc has not been reachedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949466Last Review:April 3, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to burn 7.8 gigabytes (GB) of data or more to a DVD+R Dual Layer (DL) disc on a Windows Vista-based computer, the operation may fail. This problem ... Read more..

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Outlook 2007 may stop responding when you select an e-mail message that is restricted by Information Rights Management

Article ID: 959632 - Last Review: December 19, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Outlook 2007 may stop responding when you select an e-mail message that is restricted by Information Rights Management View products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSYou have enabled the reading pane in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. However, when you select an e-mail message that is restricted by Information Rights Management (IRM), Outlook may stop responding.RESOLUTIONImportant This section, method, or task contains steps that tell ... Read more..

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Can’t open Global.mpt by double-clicking it

When you double-click the Global.mpt file, you receive the following error message: The global template file Global.mpt cannot be opened. You cannot open the currently active global template file. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, 'cause'); When you start Microsoft Project, it automatically loads the Global.mpt file in the background. If you then double-click the Global.mpt file to open it, you receive the error message described in the "Symptoms" section of this article. STATUS loadTOCNode(1, 'status'); This behavior is by design. You cannot open the Global.mpt template ... Read more..

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You may experience problems when you use the Microsoft GS Wavetable Synthesizer on a Windows Vista-based computer

You may experience problems when you use the Microsoft GS Wavetable Synthesizer on a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:936136Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSYou may experience one or more of the following symptoms on a Windows Vista-based computer when you use the Microsoft GS Wavetable Synthesizer.Symptom 1The GS Wavetable Synthesizer cannot play the following MIDI percussion instruments in the correct pitch:•Timbale•Agogo•WoodblockFor example, the GS Wavetable Synthesizer plays the high note of the Timbale instrument ... Read more..

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The hybrid sleep feature and the hibernation feature in Windows Vista may become unavailable after you use the Disk Cleanup Tool

The hybrid sleep feature and the hibernation feature in Windows Vista may become unavailable after you use the Disk Cleanup ToolView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928897Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSAfter you use the Disk Cleanup Tool in Windows Vista, you may experience the following symptoms:•You cannot see the Hibernate option in Power Options.•When you use the sleep feature, the computer does not recover its settings if power is lost.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs when the Disk Cleanup ... Read more..

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You receive unexpected search results when lots of groups and users access a SharePoint Server 2007 or a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site

You perform a search on a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 site or on a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site that is accessed by lots of Active Directory directory service groups and users. The groups and users access the site by using Forms-Based Authentication or Windows NTLM authentication. When you do this, you receive unexpected search results. This behavior occurs even when you search for items that exist on the SharePoint Server 2007 or Windows SharePoint Services site. CAUSE This behavior occurs ... Read more..

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How to obtain the IPv6 Ready Logo for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008 from IPv6 Forum

How to obtain the Phase-1 IPv6 Ready Logo For information about how to obtain the Phase-1 IPv6 Ready Logo, visit the following IPv6 Forum Web site: http://www.ipv6ready.org/about_phase1.html (http://www.ipv6ready.org/about_phase1.html) How to obtain the Phase-2 IPv6 Ready Logo For information about how to obtain the Phase-2 IPv6 Ready Logo, visit the following IPv6 Forum Web site: http://www.ipv6ready.org/about_phase2.html (http://www.ipv6ready.org/about_phase2.html) Note For the Phase-2 IPv6 Ready Logo, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 do not support the following tests: Test 2.3.4 (Part A to Part I) Test 2.3.5 (Part A to Part ... Read more..

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The TCP/IP Registry Compatibility service may stop responding when a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 is under high stress

The TCP/IP Registry Compatibility service may stop responding when a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 is under high stressView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952876Last Review:June 16, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 is under high stress, the TCP/IP Registry Compatibility (Tcpipreg) service may stop responding. Or, a malfunction may occur in the service. Additionally, some applications that are related to the network do not function ... Read more..

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The logon screen may be clipped on a Windows Vista-based computer after you reset the screen font size to the Larger scale (120 DPI) setting, and then you restart the computer

The logon screen may be clipped on a Windows Vista-based computer after you reset the screen font size to the Larger scale (120 DPI) setting, and then you restart the computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953826Last Review:June 17, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSOn a Windows Vista-based computer that has a 1280 by 800 screen resolution, you reset the screen font size to the Larger scale (120 DPI) setting. However, when you restart the computer, you see ... Read more..

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Mysql Tricks : Monitor port 3306

Monitor port 3306: tcpdump -i eth0 -nN -vvv -xX -s 1500 port 3306 and host not 192.168.1.102 The -s is length of each packet. This monitors all traffic on port 3306 excluding the good client 192.168.1.102. The out will be in the following format: [root@third-fl-71 root]# tcpdump -i eth0 -nN -vvv -xX -s 1500 port ... Read more..

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Error : “Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page”

When you start one of the products that are listed in the "Applies To" section, you receive an error message that resembles the following: One or more ActiveX controls could not be displayed because either: 1) Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page, or 2) You have blocked a publisher of one of the controls. As a result, the page may not display correctly. When you click OK in the error message, you receive the same error message ... Read more..

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MS08-029: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine could allow denial of service

MS08-029: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine could allow denial of serviceView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952044Last Review:May 13, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONMicrosoft has released security bulletin MS08-029. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the corresponding security update. This 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/200805.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200805.mspx)Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or ... Read more..

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Error message when you wake Windows Vista from sleep: STOP: 0x000000B8

Error message when you wake Windows Vista from sleep: STOP: 0x000000B8View products that this article applies to.Article ID:936150Last Review:August 24, 2007Revision:2.2On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you wake a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep, you may receive a Stop error message that resembles the following:*** STOP: 0x000000B8 (parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4)ATTEMPTED_SWITCH_FROM_DPCThis problem occurs if you have installed the update that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:929762 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=929762/)You receive a Stop 0x9F error when you wake a Windows Vista-based ... Read more..

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Error message when you synchronize files on a Windows Vista-based computer: Unexpected Network Error

Error message when you synchronize files on a Windows Vista-based computer: Unexpected Network ErrorView products that this article applies to.Article ID:938106Last Review:June 12, 2007Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMS You set up an offline files sync partnership between a Windows Vista-based computer and a network folder. After you do this, you disable the network connection on the Windows Vista-based computer. However, when you try to edit a file in the network folder on the Windows Vista-based computer, you may receive ... Read more..

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No operating system is found when a Windows Vista-based computer is started, even though the computer has been operating correctly for some time

No operating system is found when a Windows Vista-based computer is started, even though the computer has been operating correctly for some timeView products that this article applies to.Article ID:932932Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSYou may experience the following problems on a Windows Vista-based computer that is using an NVIDIA nForce 430/410 (also known as MCP 51) Southbridge chipset: •When you start the computer, no operating system is found. Additionally, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:No ... Read more..

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Windows Update automatically downloads and installs updates when you connect to the Internet for the first time

Windows Update automatically downloads and installs updates when you connect to the Internet for the first timeView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931275Last Review:March 17, 2007Revision:1.3SUMMARYIn Windows Vista, when you connect to the Internet for the first time, you are prompted to install driver updates, critical software updates, and recommended software updates. Or, if you select the default Windows Update option when you install Windows Vista, these updates are automatically downloaded and installed. Therefore, you ... Read more..

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Stopping MSN or Win Messenger to open When Windows Starts

1. In Windows Messenger > Tools 2. Options 3. General 4. Un-tick Automatically run Windows Live Messenger when I log on to Windows Read more..

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What to do if iPod can’t be updated because the firmware file was corrupt or not found

Issue or symptom iTunes may display a message that it could not update iPod because the iPod software update was corrupt or not found. Products affected iTunes 7 or later Any iPod Solution The message does not indicate that there is an issue with the iPod but that that iTunes was unable to read the iPod software update it uses to restore or update your iPod. You can delete the folder containing the iPod software update files so iTunes can download a new copy of the ... Read more..

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