Windows Vista may disconnect client communications that use TCP port 1723

Consider the following scenario: • You have a Windows Vista-based computer that is running Windows Firewall. • A client application tries to connect through TCP port 1723. In this scenario, Windows Vista may disconnect communications to the client. The following are examples of such client applications: • FTP applications that connect through port 1723 • P2P applications that connect through port 1723 • Multifunction printers on which scanning or faxing options use port 1723 for communications Note In this situation, no error message is displayed in Windows. However, an error is ... Read more..

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The Search feature of the Handwriting recognition personalization tool is unavailable, and the accuracy of the tool decreases

The Search feature of the Handwriting recognition personalization tool is unavailable, and the accuracy of the tool decreasesView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953501Last Review:June 3, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSThe Search feature of the Handwriting recognition personalization tool is unavailable, and the accuracy of the tool decreases.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs when either of the following conditions is true: •Windows Vista is activated after the 30-day activation periodThis issue can occur when you activate Windows Vista at startup after the 30-day ... Read more..

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A Windows Server 2008-based server that is running the Terminal Server role reports a Stop error when you control a session remotely from inside a session that is already being controlled remotely: 0x00000050

Article ID: 958944 - Last Review: December 15, 2008 - Revision: 1.0A Windows Server 2008-based server that is running the Terminal Server role reports a Stop error when you control a session remotely from inside a session that is already being controlled remotely: 0x00000050View products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:You start a Remote Desktop session on a Windows Server 2008-based server that is running the Terminal Server role. You use the Terminal Services ... Read more..

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Windows Server 2008 systems may generate a truncated dump file if the system supports Dynamic Hardware Partitioning (DHP) and if memory is hot added

Article ID: 960658 - Last Review: January 5, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Windows Server 2008 systems may generate a truncated dump file if the system supports Dynamic Hardware Partitioning (DHP) and if memory is hot addedHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: You have a Windows Server 2008-based computer that supports Dynamic Hardware Partitioning (DHP) features.You configure the computer to generate a complete dump file when ... Read more..

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Screen goes black when you switch the screen orientation during slide show playback in Windows Vista or in Windows XP SP2

Screen goes black when you switch the screen orientation during slide show playback in Windows Vista or in Windows XP SP2View products that this article applies to.Article ID:926670Last Review:July 19, 2007Revision:2.0SYMPTOMSOn a tablet computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), you play a slide show in Windows Photo Gallery or in Windows Live Photo Gallery. When the slide show is playing, you use the Tablet PC Settings component in Control Panel to change the ... Read more..

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In Visual Studio a SourceSafe Get returns Unexpected error encountered on Line number: 5907

In Visual Studio a SourceSafe Get returns Unexpected error encountered on Line number: 5907View products that this article applies to.Article ID:952043Last Review:April 22, 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 topActionClosing and re-opening Visual Studio 2005 solution containing web projects under SourceSafe control.Back to the ... Read more..

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You cannot create a remote desktop session as an administrator when Autologon is enabled in Windows Server 2008

You cannot create a remote desktop session as an administrator when Autologon is enabled in Windows Server 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:947714Last Review:March 14, 2008Revision:1.0Important 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 the registry, click the following ... Read more..

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FIX: The set of values returned from the row.GetColumnsInError method is empty when a client computer that has the .NET Framework 2.0 installed receives a DataSet object from a WCF service

FIX: The set of values returned from the row.GetColumnsInError method is empty when a client computer that has the .NET Framework 2.0 installed receives a DataSet object from a WCF service View products that this article applies to.Article ID:951113Last Review:May 15, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSA client computer has the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 installed. You use the NetTcpBinding binding to connect the client computer to a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service. When the client computer receives a DataSet object from ... Read more..

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Description of the Special Groups feature in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008

Special Groups is a new feature in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008. The Special Groups feature lets an administrator set a list of group security identifiers (SIDs) in the registry. An audit event is logged in the Security log if the following conditions are true: • Any of the group SIDs is added to an access token when a group member logs on. Note An access token contains the security information for a logon session. Also, the token identifies the user, ... Read more..

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Black or white colored brush strokes in a picture may not be printed correctly by a Microsoft XPS Document Writer printer in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

Article ID: 959541 - Last Review: January 6, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Black or white colored brush strokes in a picture may not be printed correctly by a Microsoft XPS Document Writer printer in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008Hotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSOn a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer, you try to print a picture that contains black or white colored brush strokes ... Read more..

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XFOR: Telnet to Port 25 to Test SMTP Communication

This article describes how to telnet to port 25 on a computer that runs Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) services to troubleshoot SMTP communication problems. The information in this article, including error messages, only applies to issues when attempting to resolve SMTP communication issues with Microsoft Exchange-based servers and is not intended for general troubleshooting purposes. You can use the following troubleshooting steps that are appropriate for the type of problem that you are experiencing. For example, if you are having ... Read more..

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When you try to log on to a Windows Vista-based computer, you briefly receive a Welcome message, and then you are logged off

When you try to log on to a Windows Vista-based computer, you briefly receive a Welcome message, and then you are logged offView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929825Last Review:January 23, 2007Revision: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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The administrator account does not appear on the Windows Vista Welcome screen

The administrator account does not appear on the Windows Vista Welcome screenView products that this article applies to.Article ID:926183Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSYou notice that the administrator account does not appear on the Windows Vista Welcome screen.Back to the topCAUSEBy default, the following conditions are true in Windows Vista:•The built-in administrator account is disabled.•The built-in administrator account cannot log on to the computer in safe mode.Note In some cases, Windows Vista may determine, during an upgrade from Microsoft Windows XP, ... Read more..

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Windows Boot Manager displays all characters with the same width in Windows Vista

Windows Boot Manager displays all characters with the same width in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929827Last Review:February 22, 2007Revision:1.3INTRODUCTIONWindows Boot Manager (Bootmgr.exe) displays all characters with the same width in Windows Vista. For example, when the string includes multi-byte characters, all single-byte characters are displayed with the multi-byte width.Windows Boot Manager allows for 80 single-byte characters to be shown per line. But the text may be clipped when the characters are displayed as multi-byte ... Read more..

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You receive an Error: The Product Key you have entered will not Work with this Edition or Version of Windows Vista error message when you try to activate your copy of Windows Vista

You receive an Error: The Product Key you have entered will not Work with this Edition or Version of Windows Vista error message when you try to activate your copy of Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949744Last Review:March 18, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSWhen you try to activate Windows Vista, you may receive the following error message: The Product Key you have entered will not Work with this Edition or Version of Windows VistaBack to the topCAUSEThis problem may occur ... Read more..

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Make the computer easier to see (optimize visual display)

If you sometimes have trouble seeing items on your screen, you can adjust the settings to make text and images on the screen appear larger, improve the contrast between items on the screen, and hear on-screen text read aloud. You can adjust these settings on the Make the computer easier to see page in the Ease of Access Center. 1. Open the Make the computer easier to see page by clicking the ... Read more..

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The Message Queueing service does not start when you run Windows Vista in Workgroup mode after you uninstall Windows Vista SP1

The Message Queueing service does not start when you run Windows Vista in Workgroup mode after you uninstall Windows Vista SP1View products that this article applies to.Article ID:952572Last Review:May 15, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You run the release version of Windows Vista in Workgroup mode.•You install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1).•You uninstall Windows Vista SP1.•You run Windows Vista in Workgroup mode again.In this scenario, the Microsoft Message Queuing (also known as MSMQ) service does not start. Additionally, an event ... Read more..

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Windows Server 2008 will log on the administrator account automatically without displaying the logon dialog box when you set the administrator password as blank

SYMPTOMS When you disable the "Password must meet complexity requirements password" policy on a Windows Server 2008-based computer, and then you set the administrator password as blank, Windows Server 2008 logs on the administrator account automatically without displaying the logon dialog box. CAUSE This problem occurs because of a design change from Windows Server 2003. APPLIES TO • Windows Server 2008 Standard • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter • Windows Web Server 2008 • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems -------------------------------------------- Microsoft Knowledge Base Article This article contents is Microsoft Copyrighted material. Microsoft Corporation. ... Read more..

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A USB drive may not appear in the Windows Connect Now Flash Configuration feature of Windows Vista

A USB drive may not appear in the Windows Connect Now Flash Configuration feature of Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927841Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSA USB drive may not appear in the Windows Connect Now (WCN) Flash Configuration feature of Windows Vista when you click I have a USB thumb drive and then save the network settings. This behavior occurs if the USB drive uses the NTFS file system format.Back ... Read more..

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Keyboard input may be displayed very slowly after you upgrade a computer to Windows Vista

Keyboard input may be displayed very slowly after you upgrade a computer to Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927840Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.6Important This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure to 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 the registry, click the following article number to view ... Read more..

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