List of changes and fixed issues for Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 Beta for Windows SDK

List of changes and fixed issues for Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 Beta for Windows SDKView products that this article applies to.Article ID:951844Last Review:April 29, 2008Revision:1.1NoticeBeta InformationThis article discusses a beta release of a Microsoft product. The information in this article is provided as-is and is subject to change without notice.No formal product support is available from Microsoft for this beta product. For information about how to obtain support for a beta release, see the documentation that is included ... Read more..

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A significant delay occurs when you try to expand a subfolder of a network drive in Windows Explorer on a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server-based client computer

Article ID: 956592 - Last Review: November 28, 2008 - Revision: 1.0A significant delay occurs when you try to expand a subfolder of a network drive in Windows Explorer on a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server-based client computerHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSOn a Windows Vista-based client computer or on a Windows Server-based client computer, you map a network drive to a shared folder on a ... Read more..

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Error message when you resume a Windows Vista-based computer from running a 3-D screen saver, from sleep, or from hibernation: Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because there is a problem with digital copy protection

Error message when you resume a Windows Vista-based computer from running a 3-D screen saver, from sleep, or from hibernation: Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because there is a problem with digital copy protectionView products that this article applies to.Article ID:935466Last Review:October 31, 2007Revision:4.1SYMPTOMS When you resume a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep, from hibernation, or from running a three-dimensional (3-D) screen saver, you may receive an error message that resembles the following: Windows Media Player cannot ... Read more..

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You may receive a Stop 0x0000007E error message after you enable the BitLocker Drive Encryption feature in Windows Vista

You may receive a Stop 0x0000007E error message after you enable the BitLocker Drive Encryption feature in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930979Last Review:January 9, 2008Revision:3.0SYMPTOMSAfter you enable the BitLocker Drive Encryption feature in Windows Vista, you may receive a Stop 0x0000007E error message that resembles the following:STOP 0x0000007E (parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4)SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLEDBack to the topCAUSEThe problem may occur when certain drivers, such as a chipset driver, are installed on the computer before you enable the BitLocker ... 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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Error message when you try to log on by using an account name that contains an at sign (@): The system could not log you on

Error message when you try to log on by using an account name that contains an at sign (@): The system could not log you onView products that this article applies to.Article ID:925634Last Review:November 27, 2007Revision:1.7SYMPTOMSWhen you try to log on to a Microsoft Windows-based computer by using a user name that contains an at sign (@), you receive the following error message: The system could not log you on. Make sure your user name and domain are correct, ... Read more..

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Windows Vista or Windows Server 2003 may report less memory than you expect

Windows Vista or Windows Server 2003 may report less memory than you expectView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929580Last Review:February 14, 2008Revision:4.0On This PageSYMPTOMSOn a computer that has 4 gigabytes (GB) of random access memory (RAM), the System Properties dialog box and the System Information dialog box may report less memory than you expect.This problem occurs in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2003.Important Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) made changes to the way components of the ... Read more..

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You are prompted for the setup disk when you install a 16-bit program from a mapped network drive in Windows Vista.

You are prompted for the setup disk when you install a 16-bit program from a mapped network drive in Windows Vista.View products that this article applies to.Article ID:926656Last Review:November 13, 2006Revision:2.0SYMPTOMSWhen you try to install a 16-bit program in Windows Vista from a mapped network drive, you may receive an error message that prompts you to insert the setup disk into the drive.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs because the mapped network drive is not valid from the context of ... Read more..

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A transparent layered window appears corrupted after the program stops responding, the program window is replaced by a ghost window, and then the program resumes in Windows Vista

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); When a program stops responding in Windows Vista, top-level windows that are owned by the program are supposed to be replaced by a ghost window until the program resumes. When the program resumes, the ghost windows are replaced by the program windows. However, in some cases, the program windows may appear corrupted when the program resumes. This problem may occur if the following conditions are true: The program window is transparent and uses the WS_EX_LAYERED extended ... Read more..

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After you update a meeting series in Outlook 2007, exceptions to the meeting are not saved correctly

After you update a meeting series in Outlook 2007, exceptions to the meeting are not saved correctlyView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949294Last Review:March 26, 2008Revision:2.0SYMPTOMS After you update a meeting series in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, exceptions to the meeting are not saved correctly.Note This issue also occurs in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003.Back to the topCAUSE This is a known limitation with the current design of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and of Outlook 2007. ... Read more..

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Convert WMA to MP3 in linux

REQUIREMENTS: mplayer lame 1. create a text file called wmamp3 in your ~/ 2. Open the file in your favorite editor and enter the following #!/bin/bash current_directory=$( pwd ) #remove spaces for i in *.wma; do mv "$i" `echo $i | tr ' ' '_'`; done #remove uppercase for i in *.[Ww][Mm][Aa]; do mv "$i" `echo $i | tr '[A-Z]' '[a-z]'`; done #Rip with Mplayer / encode with LAME for i in *.wma ; do mplayer -vo null -vc dummy -af resample=44100 -ao pcm -waveheader $i && lame -m s audiodump.wav ... Read more..

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FIX: In a Windows Forms application that was built by using the .NET Framework 2.0, the CurrencyManager object triggers additional instances of some events when you delete the last row from a table

FIX: In a Windows Forms application that was built by using the .NET Framework 2.0, the CurrencyManager object triggers additional instances of some events when you delete the last row from a tableView products that this article applies to.Article ID:947317Last Review:May 12, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSA CurrencyManager object is bound to a parent table and some child tables in a Windows Forms application that was built by using the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. When you delete the last row from ... Read more..

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Citrix ICA clients may crash when they are connecting to a Windows Server 2008-based terminal server that has Citrix Presentation Server installed

Citrix ICA clients may crash when they are connecting to a Windows Server 2008-based terminal server that has Citrix Presentation Server installedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949914Last Review:May 28, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSUsers connect Citrix ICA clients to a Windows Server 2008-based terminal server that has Citrix Presentation Server installed. However, the ICA clients may crash during the connection process.Back to the topCAUSEThe size of the public key that is used to encrypt Terminal Services Client Access Licenses (TS ... Read more..

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PRB: GetVolumeNameForVolumeMountPoint API may return Incorrect Name for Volumes with Multiple Names

Article ID: 959573 - Last Review: November 4, 2008 - Revision: 1.0PRB: GetVolumeNameForVolumeMountPoint API may return Incorrect Name for Volumes with Multiple NamesView 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 topSymptomOn Windows, every volume is assigned a ... Read more..

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The query fails when you enter the terminal server farm name in the TS Web Access Administration window to query remote program information in Windows Server 2008

Article ID: 957081 - Last Review: February 19, 2009 - Revision: 3.0The query fails when you enter the terminal server farm name in the TS Web Access Administration window to query remote program information 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 create a terminal server farm by using two or more Windows Server 2008-based servers.When you configure the remote ... Read more..

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Windows Vista custom toolbar may be unusable after undocking or removing a second monitor

Article ID: 968602 - Last Review: March 4, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Windows Vista custom toolbar may be unusable after undocking or removing a second monitorView 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 topActionAfter undocking or removing ... Read more..

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Update for the Windows Vista Customer Experience Improvement Program

Update for the Windows Vista Customer Experience Improvement ProgramView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931174Last Review:August 24, 2007Revision:1.3On This PageSUMMARYThe Windows Vista Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) collects information about how you use Windows Vista. CEIP also collects information about problems that you encounter in Windows Vista. Microsoft uses this information to improve the products and the features that you use most frequently. Additionally, Microsoft helps resolve the problems. Participation in the program is voluntary and results in software ... 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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You may experience problems after you resume a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep or from hibernation

You may experience problems after you resume a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep or from hibernationView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929734Last Review:November 29, 2007Revision:3.3On This PageSUMMARYThis article contains methods that you can try to resolve to fix several problems that may occur after you resume a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep or from hibernation. This article also provides links to other articles that may help you diagnose similar problems.This article is intended for a beginning to intermediate computer ... 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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