You cannot access a locked Sony USB hard disk drive in Windows Vista

You cannot access a locked Sony USB hard disk drive in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929705Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2SYMPTOMSWindows Vista does not recognize a locked Sony USB hard disk drive. Therfore, you cannot access the drive.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs because the USB device sends an incorrect status code to Windows Vista. Also, the device sends no additional sense code information before the device is unlocked. Therefore, Windows Vista does not recognize the device.Back to ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install a shared “Web Point and Print” printer in Windows Vista: “The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process”

When you try to install a printer by using the Web Point and Print feature on a Windows Vista-based computer, you may receive the following error message: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. This problem occurs when you try to install an Internet Print Protocol (IPP) printer from a Windows Vista-based print server and if the following conditions are true: You are logged in with a user account that is localized for a ... Read more..

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How to use the new Turkish lira symbol (YTL) in Project 2007

How to use the new Turkish lira symbol (YTL) in Project 2007View products that this article applies to.Article ID:950333Last Review:March 27, 2008Revision:1.0INTRODUCTIONThis article describes how to use the new Turkish lira symbol (YTL) in Microsoft Office Project 2007.MORE INFORMATIONTo use the YTL symbol in Project 2007, use one of the following methods.Note Windows Vista automatically handles this currency change. Therefore, you do not have to follow these steps on a Windows Vista-based computer. Method 11.Install the ... Read more..

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Description of the PowerPoint 2007 hotfix package: February 19, 2008

Description of the PowerPoint 2007 hotfix package: February 19, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:948943Last Review:March 21, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated February 19, 2008.This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:•The issues that the hotfix package fixes.•The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.•Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.•Whether the hotfix package is replaced ... Read more..

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How to create a new folder in Word

In Microsoft Word, you can create new folders without exiting the program. This article explains how to create new folders from within Word. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, \'moreinformation\'); To create a new folder in Microsoft Office Word 2007, in Microsoft Office Word 2003, in Microsoft Word 2002, in Microsoft Word 2000, or in Microsoft Word 97, follow these steps: 1. Start Word. 2. In Word 2003, in Word 2002, in Word 2000, and in Word 97, click Save on the File menu.In Word 2007, ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to create a new company in Accounting Professional 2008 or in Accounting Express 2008: The following database error occurred: Incorrect syntax near X

Error message when you try to create a new company in Accounting Professional 2008 or in Accounting Express 2008: The following database error occurred: Incorrect syntax near 'X'View products that this article applies to.Article ID:952158Last Review:May 15, 2008Revision:1.1On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to create a new company in Microsoft Office Accounting Professional 2008 or in Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2008, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:The following database error occurred: Incorrect syntax near 'X'. Unclosed quotation ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to connect to a print queue in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008: “Windows cannot connect to the printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x000006be)”

On a client that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, you try to connect to a print queue that is hosted on Windows Server 2003, on Windows XP, or on Windows 2000 Server. When you do this, the connection to the printer cannot be established. Additionally, the "Point and Print" feature throws one of the following error messages, depending on your situation. When you use an administrator account Connect to Printer ----------------------------- Windows cannot connect to the printer. Operation could not be completed ... Read more..

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Description of the 2007 Office system hotfix package: October 28, 2008

Article ID: 958651 - Last Review: December 2, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Description of the 2007 Office system hotfix package: October 28, 2008 Hotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSUMMARYThis article describes the 2007 Microsoft Office system issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated October 28, 2008.This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:The issues that the hotfix package fixes.The prerequisites for ... Read more..

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Volume numbers in the Volume ### column may change every time that you run the List Volume command in the Diskpart.exe utility in Windows

Volume numbers in the Volume ### column may change every time that you run the List Volume command in the Diskpart.exe utility in WindowsView products that this article applies to.Article ID:937252Last Review:October 11, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. You run the List Volume command in the Diskpart.exe command-line utility to display all the volumes on a Microsoft Windows-based computer. (This command also displays the drive letters that correspond to these volumes.) Then, you exit the Diskpart.exe utility. ... Read more..

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Notification message when you remove or repair a program in Windows Vista: An unidentified program wants to access your computer

Notification message when you remove or repair a program in Windows Vista: An unidentified program wants to access your computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929467Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSWhen you remove or repair a program in Windows Vista, you may receive the following notification message in the User Account Control dialog box: An unidentified program wants to access your computerBack to the topCAUSEThis issue may occur if the following conditions are true:•The program installation used a Microsoft Windows ... Read more..

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Recording devices may not work if the devices have the same name in Windows Vista

Recording devices may not work if the devices have the same name in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928236Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.5SYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, if multiple recording devices have the same name, the recording devices may not work.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs because Windows Vista cannot distinguish the devices.Back to the topRESOLUTIONTo resolve this problem, make sure that each recording device has a unique name. For example, ... Read more..

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How to bind an XML data source to InfoPath fields in Office InfoPath

This article describes how to programmatically transform the data in your secondary data source. Then, the transformed data can be transferred to fields in your primary data source at runtime. You do this in Microsoft Office InfoPath. InfoPath lets you bind fields to XML data sources by using the UI. This article also explains how to use the UI to bind fields to secondary data sources in Microsoft Office InfoPath. MORE INFORMATION Design your form loadTOCNode(2, \'moreinformation\'); 1. Start a new blank ... Read more..

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Record TV in Windows Media Center

If your computer has no TV tuner, an optional analog or digital TV tuner is required to play and record TV in Windows Media Center. You can use Windows Media Center to record live TV and movies. When you record a TV show or movie, the TV show that you record is saved as a Microsoft Recorded TV show with a .dvr-ms file name extension. If you want to control Windows Media Center with a remote control, an optional Windows ... Read more..

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.NET Application may crash at startup for specific users if user.config file is corrupt

.NET Application may crash at startup for specific users if user.config file is corruptView products that this article applies to.Article ID:956762Last Review:August 12, 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 topActionA user starts an application.Back to the topResultThe application works fine for other users on the ... Read more..

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Deleted 3-D effects from my shape but they keep reappearing

When you add three-dimensional (3-D) effects to a placeholder (placeholders: Boxes with dotted or hatch-marked borders that are part of most slide layouts. These boxes hold title and body text or objects such as charts, tables, and pictures.) on a slide master (slide master: The slide that stores information about the design template applied, including font styles, placeholder sizes and positions, background design, and color schemes.) and then delete all of the 3-D effects from the placeholder in Normal view, ... Read more..

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How to change the computer certificate on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that is running the “Routing and Remote Access” service and SSTP

This article describes how to change the computer certificate on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that is running the "Routing and Remote Access" service and Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP). The computer certificate is also known as a machine certificate. INTRODUCTION Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) is a new virtual private network (VPN) tunneling protocol that is available in the "Routing and Remote Access Services" role in Windows Server 2008. The protocol is also available for use in Windows Vista ... Read more..

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FIX: Incorrect methods are called when you call some COM APIs that are included in a .NET Framework 2.0-based 64-bit application

FIX: Incorrect methods are called when you call some COM APIs that are included in a .NET Framework 2.0-based 64-bit applicationView products that this article applies to.Article ID:947148Last Review:June 4, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•A 64-bit application that is created by using the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 calls some COM APIs. •The COM APIs have multiple instances of the same method. •The method uses the lcid attribute. •You use one of the following to call the COM APIs:•The managed ... Read more..

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A hotfix that enables Team Foundation Server 2008 to work with Expression Studio 3

Article ID: 967483 - Last Review: March 9, 2009 - Revision: 1.0A hotfix that enables Team Foundation Server 2008 to work with Expression Studio 3View products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSThe article describes a hotfix that enables Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2008 to work with Expression Studio 3.Back to the topRESOLUTIONA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in ... Read more..

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The WDS server may not start, and an error is logged in the System log when you start the WDS server

The WDS server may not start, and an error is logged in the System log when you start the WDS serverView products that this article applies to.Article ID:954410Last Review:July 7, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSOn a Windows 2008 Server-based computer, when you try to start Windows Deployment Services (WDS) server, the WDS server may not start. Additionally, you may receive an error message that resembles the following in the System log:Type: Error Event ID: 7024 Source: Service Control Manager Description: The Windows Deployment Services ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to reinstall an InfoPath 2007 form template: “The form is already installed on this computer”

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); Consider the following scenario: You install a Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 form template. You delete the installed InfoPath 2007 form template (.xsn) file. You uninstall the InfoPath 2007 form template. You try to reinstall the InfoPath form template. In this scenario, you receive the following error message: The form is already installed on this computer. You must unintall the current form before you can install a new version of the form. To uninstall the current form, use Add or ... Read more..

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