Backup status in the SBS 2008 console does not update for system-state backups

Article ID: 961294 - Last Review: December 17, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Backup status in the SBS 2008 console does not update for system-state backupsView 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 topSymptomWindows Server Backup, the backup ... Read more..

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Error message when you use the Sysprep tool on a Windows Vista-based computer: “A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine”

When you use the System Preparation (Sysprep) tool on a Windows Vista-based computer, you may receive the following error message: A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine. Additionally, an error message that resembles the following is logged in the Setuperr.log file: Date Time, Error [0x0f0073] SYSPRP RunExternalDlls:Not running DLLs; either the machine is in an invalid state or we couldn't update the recorded state, dwRet = ... Read more..

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A USB video camera that is connected to a Windows Vista-based computer may not display an image after you resume the computer from sleep

A USB video camera that is connected to a Windows Vista-based computer may not display an image after you resume the computer from sleepView products that this article applies to.Article ID:938315Last Review:June 7, 2007Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You have a video camera that is connected to a Windows Vista-based computer through a USB connection. Note This kind of camera may also be known as a webcam.•You use the video camera together with a video-capture program to capture input from the camera.•The ... Read more..

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Some USB audio devices and some USB audio TV tuners do not work correctly together with a Windows Vista-based computer

Some USB audio devices and some USB audio TV tuners do not work correctly together with a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:933262Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSSome universal serial bus (USB) audio devices and some USB audio TV tuners do not work correctly when you use the devices or the TV tuners together with a Windows Vista-based computer.Back to the topRESOLUTIONHotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from ... Read more..

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The touch calibration is not aligned correctly during the mini-setup on an Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC) when you upgrade to Windows Vista

The touch calibration is not aligned correctly during the mini-setup on an Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC) when you upgrade to Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927829Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMSWhen you try to upgrade the operating system to Windows Vista, the touch calibration is not aligned correctly during the mini-setup on the following Ultra-Mobile PCs (UMPC):•Origami T700 from Amtek•eo UMPC v7110 from TabletKiosk•SmartCaddie from PBJ IncorporatedBack to the topCAUSEThis issue may occur if linearity calibration ... Read more..

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The OOBE Wizard may not run when you use Sysprep.exe to deploy a Windows Vista image

The OOBE Wizard may not run when you use Sysprep.exe to deploy a Windows Vista imageView products that this article applies to.Article ID:926175Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSWhen you use the System Preparation tool (Sysprep.exe) in audit mode to deploy a Windows Vista Windows Image Format (WIM) image file, the Out of Box Experience (OOBE) Wizard does not run automatically. Instead, the OOBE Wizard is displayed as a System Cleanup Action option in a dialog box. This symptom occurs even though the ... Read more..

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Windows Media Player stops responding after you install a third-party product that registers its own version of the Wmp.dll file

When you install a third-party product that registers its own version of the Wmp.dll file on a Windows Vista-based computer, Windows Media Player stops responding. CAUSE This problem occurs because the third-party product uses its own installation directory to install the Wmp.dll file on the Windows Vista-based computer. When this occurs, the InstalledVersions corruption check that Windows Media Player performs is bypassed and Windows Media Player is blocked or stops ... Read more..

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The Language bar is not docked to the taskbar after you connect to a remote localized version of Windows Server 2008

The Language bar is not docked to the taskbar after you connect to a remote localized version of Windows Server 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:951044Last Review:April 24, 2008Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. You use the Start the following program on connection option on the Remote Desktop Connection client to start a program immediately after you connect to a remote localized version of a Windows Server 2008-based computer that is running Terminal Services. After you connect to the Windows ... Read more..

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Some slides are not centered when you print multiple slides per page in PowerPoint

Some slides are not centered when you print multiple slides per page in PowerPointView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952275Last Review:May 13, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you print multiple slides per page in Microsoft PowerPoint 2002, in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003, or in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, some slides are offset and are not centered. This behavior occurs when use one of the following PostScript system drivers to print the slides: •Lexmark C920 ... Read more..

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VPN connection fails on Windows Vista client: Error 609: A device type was specfied that does not exit

VPN connection fails on Windows Vista client: Error 609: A device type was specfied that does not exitView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953795Last Review:May 30, 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 topResultOn a Windows Vista computer, you are unable to establish a connection to ... Read more..

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The W3wp.exe process intermittently stops responding and Event ID 1000 is logged in Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1

Article ID: 956613 - Last Review: November 20, 2008 - Revision: 1.0The W3wp.exe process intermittently stops responding and Event ID 1000 is logged in Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1View products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSOn a server that is running Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the W3wp.exe process intermittently stops responding. Additionally, the following event is logged in the Application log: Log Name: Application Source: Application Error Date: ... Read more..

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An exception occurs in Exchange Management Console when you preview AddressList in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

Article ID: 951267 - Last Review: November 20, 2008 - Revision: 1.0An exception occurs in Exchange Management Console when you preview AddressList in an Exchange Server 2007 environmentView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSIn an Exchange 2007 environment, you can use the -RecipientFilter parameter to define the criteria that you use to create custom dynamic distribution groups, e-mail address policies, address lists, or global address lists (GALs). However, if you use the -RecipientFilter ... Read more..

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You are unable to change the home page in Internet Explorer 7

Article ID: 967753 - Last Review: February 10, 2009 - Revision: 1.0You are unable to change the home page in Internet Explorer 7View 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 topSymptomImportant           This article contains information ... Read more..

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All the check boxes are selected when you enable a Group Policy setting in Windows Vista

All the check boxes are selected when you enable a Group Policy setting in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:937887Last Review:June 13, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSWhen you enable a Group Policy setting in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or in Microsoft Windows XP, all the check boxes that appear on the Group Policy setting are not selected. However, when you enable a Group Policy setting in Windows Vista, all the check boxes that appear on the Group ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install a hotfix on a Windows Vista-based computer in a domain: Installer encountered an error: 0x8007177f. This machine is disabled for file encryption

Error message when you try to install a hotfix on a Windows Vista-based computer in a domain: Installer encountered an error: 0x8007177f. This machine is disabled for file encryptionView products that this article applies to.Article ID:933595Last Review:September 11, 2007Revision:2.1On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to install a hotfix on a Windows Vista-based computer in a domain, you may receive the following error message:Windows Update Standalone InstallerInstaller encountered an error: 0x8007177fThis machine is disabled for file encryption.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install Windows Vista on a computer that contains multiple RAW hard disks: Windows is unable to find a system volume that meets its criteria for installation

Error message when you try to install Windows Vista on a computer that contains multiple RAW hard disks: Windows is unable to find a system volume that meets its criteria for installationView products that this article applies to.Article ID:933925Last Review:March 16, 2007Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to install Windows Vista, you experience the following symptoms:•In the Windows Vista installation program, you receive the following error message at the bottom of the Where do you want to install Windows? ... Read more..

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You may experience power management-related symptoms on a computer that is running Windows Vista

You may experience power management-related symptoms on a computer that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927393Last Review:August 23, 2007Revision:2.8On This PageSYMPTOMSYou may experience one or more of the following power management-related symptoms on a computer that is running Windows Vista:•You cannot shut down the computer.•You cannot put the computer into a power saving mode such as sleep or hibernation.•Windows Vista does not resume from sleep successfully.•Certain devices do not work correctly when Windows Vista resumes ... Read more..

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FIX: The Visual C++ 2008 native 32-bit (x86) code generator may generate incorrect code when you use the /O2 compiler option or the /Ox compiler option

FIX: The Visual C++ 2008 native 32-bit (x86) code generator may generate incorrect code when you use the /O2 compiler option or the /Ox compiler optionView products that this article applies to.Article ID:954345Last Review:August 27, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSThe Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 native 32-bit (x86) code generator may generate incorrect code when you use one of the following Visual C++ compiler options: •The /O2 compiler option (maximize speed)•The /Ox compiler option (full optimization)Note An optimization problem occurs only on the ... Read more..

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DOS and Windows IP Command Lines

Display Connection Configuration: ipconfig /all Display DNS Cache Info Configuration: ipconfig /displaydns Clear DNS Cache: ipconfig /flushdns Release All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /release Renew All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /renew Re-Register the DNS connections: ipconfig /registerdns Change/Modify DHCP Class ID: ipconfig /setclassid Network Connections: control netconnections Network Setup Wizard: netsetup.cpl Test Connectivity: ping www.ossmall.ro Trace IP address Route: tracert Displays the TCP/IP protocol sessions: netstat Display Local Route: route Display Resolved MAC Addresses: arp Display Name of Computer Currently on: hostname Display DHCP Class Information: ipconfig /showclassid Read more..

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The Hold ‘Em game for Windows Vista Ultimate is available from Windows Update

INTRODUCTION loadTOCNode(1, \'summary\'); The Hold 'Em game is a Windows Ultimate Extra that is available to Windows Vista Ultimate users. You can download the Hold 'Em game from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, \'moreinformation\'); Hold 'Em is a computer-based poker game in which you compete against the computer. The Hold 'Em game uses Microsoft DirectX technology to deliver smooth, animated play and rich graphics. You can configure the Hold 'Em game options to do the following: Play against ... Read more..

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