When you are prompted to enter administrative credentials for a directory to which you do not have permissions, your user ID is added to the DACL list for the directory in Windows Vista

When you are prompted to enter administrative credentials for a directory to which you do not have permissions, your user ID is added to the DACL list for the directory in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:950934Last Review:April 15, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONThis article describes the behavior that occurs in Windows Vista when you are prompted to enter administrative credentials for a directory to which you do not have permissions.Back to the topMORE INFORMATION On a ... Read more..

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You cannot rename files by using different case when the files are made available offline in Windows Vista

You cannot rename files by using different case when the files are made available offline in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953945Last Review:June 3, 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 topActionWhen files are made available offline in Windows Vista, you cannot ... Read more..

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XPS Viewer crashes when it loads an XPS document that was generated by Microsoft XPS Document Writer on a Windows Vista-based or a Windows Server 2008-based computer

Article ID: 967667 - Last Review: March 5, 2009 - Revision: 1.0XPS Viewer crashes when it loads an XPS document that was generated by Microsoft XPS Document Writer on a Windows Vista-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 allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:You have installed Microsoft Office Word 2007 Service Pack 1 on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.To ... Read more..

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Some features in QuickBooks 2006 and in earlier versions may not work as expected on a Windows Vista-based computer

Some features in QuickBooks 2006 and in earlier versions may not work as expected on a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:936650Last Review:October 31, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMSOn a Windows Vista-based computer, some features in Intuit QuickBooks 2006 and in earlier versions may not work as expected. For example, the Payroll Services feature may not work correctly.Back to the topCAUSEThis behavior may occur because of compatibility issues that occur when you use Intuit QuickBooks 2006 and earlier versions ... Read more..

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How to perform a flat installation of Windows Vista

How to perform a flat installation of Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928902Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3INTRODUCTIONThis article contains step-by-step instructions for installing Windows Vista from a hard disk. This technique is called a flat installation. A flat installation is an alternative to an installation that uses the Windows Vista installation CD or DVD.MORE INFORMATIONA flat installation may help resolve problems that occur when you install Windows Vista. For example, a flat installation provides the following benefits:•A flat ... Read more..

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Where iTunes for Windows stores your audio files

You can find the song files in the iTunes Music folder using Windows Explorer or by choosing the Get Info command in iTunes. iTunes stores the songs you import in the iTunes Music folder. You can find the iTunes Music folder in the My Music folder inside your My Documents folder (My Documents\My Music\iTunes\iTunes Music). In Windows Vista, you can find the iTunes Music folder in the Music folder (C:\Users\username\Music\iTunes\iTunes Music). All of your songs or spoken ... Read more..

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When you switch the focus between two applications on a Windows Vista-based computer, the IME Conversion Mode setting is not maintained as expected

When you switch the focus between two applications on a Windows Vista-based computer, the IME Conversion Mode setting is not maintained as expectedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949232Last Review:March 13, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•On a Windows Vista-based computer, you set the Default input language setting to Chinese (PRC) - Chinese (Simplified) - US Keyboard.•On this same computer, you start a .NET WinForm application. Then, you set the focus to a text box in the application. ... Read more..

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How to turn on remote debugging in Windows XP with Service Pack 2, in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, or in Windows Vista

SUMMARY loadTOCNode(1, \'summary\'); The Windows Firewall feature in Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) includes significant enhancements to help protect your computer from attack by malicious users or by malicious software such as viruses. Windows Firewall replaces the Internet Connection Firewall (ICF) feature that is included in earlier versions of Windows XP. By default, Windows Firewall is turned on for all network connections, including connections to the Internet. This step-by-step article describes how to turn on remote debugging when you are ... Read more..

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The system memory that is reported in the System Information dialog box in Windows Vista is less than you expect if 4 GB of RAM is installed

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); If a computer has 4 gigabytes (GB) of random-access memory (RAM) installed, the system memory that is reported in the System Information dialog box in Windows Vista is less than you expect. For example, the System Information dialog box may report 3,120 megabytes (MB) of system memory on a computer that has 4 GB of memory installed (4,096 MB). Note You can access the System Information dialog box in the following ways: Click Start, type System in ... Read more..

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Mac OS X – Minimize Effect : “Suck”

In OS X, you can choose between two minimization effects: Genie and Scale. But there is a third effect, called Suck, which you can also use even though it is not available in the system preferences.   To use it:   Open a terminal window. Type the following: "defaults write com.apple.dock mineffect -string suck" (no quotation marks) For the change to take effect, you need to restart the dock. You can either do this by:         Restarting your computer By opening the Activity Monitor application (should be in ... 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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Error message when you try to import an image from a scanner by using Windows Fax and Scan or by using Windows Photo Gallery in Windows Vista SP1: A problem prevented the document from being scanned

Error message when you try to import an image from a scanner by using Windows Fax and Scan or by using Windows Photo Gallery in Windows Vista SP1: A problem prevented the document from being scannedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953253Last Review:May 28, 2008Revision:1.1On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you install a Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) scanner on a Windows Vista SP1-based computer, and then you try to import an image from the scanner by using Windows Fax and ... Read more..

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Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 cumulative update package (MOSS server-package): December 16, 2008

Article ID: 960011 - Last Review: February 13, 2009 - Revision: 4.0Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 cumulative update package (MOSS server-package): December 16, 2008Hotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allIntroductionCumulative update packages for SharePoint Server 2007 contain hotfixes for the SharePoint Server 2007 issues that have been fixed since the release of SharePoint Server 2007.Note This build of the cumulative update package is also known ... Read more..

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Error message on a Windows Vista-based computer when you try to update the user credentials of a Data Collector Set on a remote computer: Collection already exists

Error message on a Windows Vista-based computer when you try to update the user credentials of a Data Collector Set on a remote computer: Collection already existsView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931705Last Review:March 17, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You configure a Data Collector Set on a remote computer that is running a pre-Windows Vista version of Microsoft Windows.•You are a member of only the Performance Log Users group on a Windows Vista-based computer and on the ... Read more..

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Some Windows Vista functions may not work, or Windows Vista may stop responding

Some Windows Vista functions may not work, or Windows Vista may stop responding View products that this article applies to.Article ID:929833Last Review:March 17, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSWhen you try to use Windows Vista, Windows Vista may not behave as expected. For example, some Windows Vista functions may not work, or Windows Vista may stop responding.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue may occur if a Windows Resource Protection (WRP) file is missing or is corrupted. Back to the topRESOLUTIONTo resolve this issue, use ... Read more..

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Error message when you connect a USB printer to a Windows Vista-based computer: A device driver was not installed correctly

Error message when you connect a USB printer to a Windows Vista-based computer: A device driver was not installed correctlyView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929711Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSWhen you connect a universal serial bus (USB) printer to a Windows Vista-based computer for the first time, you receive the following error message:A device driver was not installed correctlyBack to the topWORKAROUNDTo work around this problem, disconnect and then reconnect the USB printer. Windows Vista will then ... Read more..

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You may be unable to send a fax that you saved as a draft in Windows Fax and Scan if the fax does not have a cover page

You may be unable to send a fax that you saved as a draft in Windows Fax and Scan if the fax does not have a cover pageView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927815Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, you open a saved fax from the Drafts folder in Windows Fax and Scan, and you try to send it. However, the fax may not be submitted to the Outbox, and the fax is never sent and is lost.Back ... Read more..

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How to disable or uninstall the pilot version of Microsoft Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications

Important 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 article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 256986 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/) Description of the Microsoft Windows registry var sectionFilter = ... Read more..

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You receive a System.InvalidOperationException exception error when you run a Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0-based application after you install security update MS 07-040 on a computer

You receive a System.InvalidOperationException exception error when you run a Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0-based application after you install security update MS 07-040 on a computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:948233Last Review:May 12, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you run a Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0-based application, you receive a System.InvalidOperationException exception. This problem occurs if the following conditions are true: •You have installed security update MS 07-040 on the computer.•The .NET Framework 2.0-based application contains several enum types.•The enum types ... Read more..

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The display brightness may change after the computer resumes from a low-power sleep state on a Windows Vista-based computer

The display brightness may change after the computer resumes from a low-power sleep state on a Windows Vista-based computer View products that this article applies to.Article ID:929249Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.1SYMPTOMSWhen a Windows Vista-based computer resumes from a low-power sleep state, the display brightness may change.This problem occurs if one of the following conditions is true:•You temporarily change the display brightness before you put the computer to sleep by using Windows Mobility Center or by using function hotkeys on a mobile ... Read more..

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