Description of how hotfixes and updates are managed after you upgrade to a service pack in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008

Description of how hotfixes and updates are managed after you upgrade to a service pack in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008 View products that this article applies to.Article ID:951181Last Review:April 23, 2008Revision:1.0INTRODUCTIONThis article describes how hotfixes and updates are managed after you upgrade to a service pack in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008. After you upgrade to a service pack, you can still view previously installed hotfixes and updates in Control Panel. MORE INFORMATIONHotfixes and ... Read more..

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A hard disk or a removable media appears as a RAW volume after you try to complete a full format in Windows Vista

A hard disk or a removable media appears as a RAW volume after you try to complete a full format in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929662Last Review:October 31, 2007Revision:2.3SYMPTOMSAfter you try to complete a full format of a hard disk or a removable media in Windows Vista, the full format is not completed. When you try to access the hard disk or the removable media, neither can be accessed. The hard disk or the removable media ... Read more..

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An updated password is not saved for all users when you change the password for an all-user network connection in Windows Vista, and you receive the following error message: Error 5: Access is denied

An updated password is not saved for all users when you change the password for an all-user network connection in Windows Vista, and you receive the following error message: Error 5: Access is deniedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927831Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.5SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You use the Windows Vista Get Connected Wizard to connect a Windows Vista-based computer to a destination network.•The user name and password that is configured in the network connection is saved for all users. ... Read more..

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How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows Vista

How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927392Last Review:March 20, 2007Revision:3.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONYou can use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) to troubleshoot and repair the following items in Windows Vista:•A master boot record (MBR)•A boot sector•A Boot Configuration Data (BCD) storeNote When you are troubleshooting startup issues by using the Windows RE, you should first ... Read more..

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Reset Internet Explorer settings

By resetting Internet Explorer settings, you return it to the state it was in when it was first installed on your computer. This is useful for troubleshooting problems that might be caused by settings that were changed after installation. When you restore Internet Explorer's default settings, some webpages that rely on previously stored cookies form data, passwords, or previously installed browser add-ons might not work correctly. Resetting Internet Explorer to its default settings does not delete your favorites, feeds, and ... Read more..

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Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package: January 31, 2008

Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package: January 31, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:944710Last Review:March 3, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated January 31, 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 ... Read more..

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You cannot use Microsoft Visual Basic for Application (VBA) to modify a chart that you have inserted in PowerPoint 2007

You cannot use Microsoft Visual Basic for Application (VBA) to modify a chart that you have inserted in PowerPoint 2007View products that this article applies to.Article ID:948683Last Review:March 3, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSYou cannot use Microsoft Visual Basic for Application (VBA) to modify a chart that you have inserted in PowerPoint 2007. Note You can use VBA modify a chart that you insert in earlier versions of PowerPoint.Back to the topCAUSEIn Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, the chart object model (OM) is ... Read more..

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The Routing and Remote Access service may not start after you install the Hebrew language pack on a Windows Server 2008-based computer

The Routing and Remote Access service may not start after you install the Hebrew language pack on a Windows Server 2008-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:950187Last Review:March 26, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSAfter you install the Hebrew language pack on a Windows Server 2008-based computer, you may be unable to start the Routing and Remote Access service. Additionally, you may receive the following error message:An Error Occurred while trying to start the Routing and Remote Access service on ComputerName. For ... Read more..

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Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package (Mso.msp,Outlook.msp): December 16, 2008

Article ID: 959642 - Last Review: February 3, 2009 - Revision: 2.0Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package (Mso.msp,Outlook.msp): December 16, 2008Hotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 issues that are fixed in the Outlook 2007 hotfix package that is dated December 16, 2008.This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:The issues that the hotfix package fixes.The prerequisites ... Read more..

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Command line error MIDL1005 : cannot find C preprocessor cl.exe

Article ID: 961368 - Last Review: December 19, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Command line error MIDL1005 : cannot find C preprocessor cl.exeView 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 topActionMIDL could generate MIDL1005 error if it's not able ... Read more..

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Error message when you open a Word 2007 document that contains a damaged AutoShape object: Word experienced an error trying to open the file

Article ID: 956951 - Last Review: February 13, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Error message when you open a Word 2007 document that contains a damaged AutoShape object: Word experienced an error trying to open the fileView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSOn a computer that is running Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3), you cannot open a Word 2007 document that contains a damaged AutoShape object. Additionally, you receive the following error message: ... Read more..

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How to move the Standard toolbar to a location that is above the Address bar in Internet Explorer 7

How to move the Standard toolbar to a location that is above the Address bar in Internet Explorer 7View products that this article applies to.Article ID:930645Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2On This PageINTRODUCTIONThis article describes how to move the Standard toolbar to a location that is above the Address bar in Windows Internet Explorer 7.Back to the topMORE INFORMATIONImportant This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify ... Read more..

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The user interface items are not in the correct language when you open the Speech Recognition Options Control Panel item in some versions of Windows Vista

The user interface items are not in the correct language when you open the Speech Recognition Options Control Panel item in some versions of Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928313Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2SYMPTOMSIn some versions of Windows Vista, when you open the Speech Recognition Options item in Control Panel, the user interface items are not in the correct language. Additionally, no configuration features are available under Configure your Speech Recognition experience. Therefore, you cannot configure the ... Read more..

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The Tablet PC Input Panel tool is unavailable on a secure desktop in Windows Vista

The Tablet PC Input Panel tool is unavailable on a secure desktop in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927838Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMSWhen you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation in Windows Vista, the Tablet PC Input Panel tool is unavailable. This problem occurs when the User Account Control dialog box or a confirmation dialog box is displayed on a secure desktop.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs because the Tablet PC Input Panel tool ... Read more..

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Unload.dll’s to Free Memory

Windows Explorer caches DLLs (Dynamic-Link Libraries) in memory for a period of time after the application using them has been closed. This can be an inefficient use of memory.Find the key [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer]. Create a new sub-key named 'AlwaysUnloadDLL' and set the default value to equal '1' to disable Windows caching the DLL in memory. Restart Windows for the change to take effect.I tried this after running a intense program,then watched the task manager;memory recovered it self. ----------------------------------------------- Microsoft Knowledge Base Article This article ... Read more..

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Online safety tips for kids ages 11 to 14

Children who are 11-14 years old generally have accepting attitudes. Kids at this age may be very capable at following commands on the computer, using the mouse, and playing computer games. They are, however, highly dependent on adults or older siblings to help them interpret online information. When your kids are at this young age you should supervise their computer use and use tools such as Windows Live OneCare Family Safety or Windows Vista Parental Controls. Safety tips Here are some safety tips to ... Read more..

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Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 post-2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 1 hotfix package: July 21, 2008

Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 post-2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 1 hotfix package: July 21, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:955593Last Review:August 8, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 issues that are fixed in the SharePoint Server 2007 post-2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 1 hotfix package that is dated July 21, 2008.This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:•The issues that the hotfix package fixes.•The prerequisites for installing ... Read more..

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How to implement a PST override handler to bypass the PSTDisableGrow policy in Outlook 2007

How to implement a PST override handler to bypass the PSTDisableGrow policy in Outlook 2007View products that this article applies to.Article ID:956070Last Review:August 6, 2008Revision:1.0INTRODUCTIONThis article describes how to implement an Personal Folders file (.pst) override handler to bypass the PSTDisableGrow policy in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.Back to the topMORE INFORMATIONTo bypass the PSTDisableGrow policy, follow these steps.DeclarationsTo bypass the PSTDisableGrow policy and to follow the steps in this article, make sure that you have the following declarations in the ... Read more..

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Firefox : Fonts and Colors

Overriding Page Fonts Some web sites may display text in fonts that are difficult to read, and other sites may rely on the browser's default fonts.  You can set your default fonts by going to  Edit >Preferences, selecting the Content panel, and selecting a default font and size in the Fonts & Colors section. You can specify default fonts for different styles, including serif, sans-serif, and monospace by clicking the Advanced button. However, many web pages specify their own fonts, so your choices will have no effect on such ... Read more..

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MSXML: Intermittent failure to process xslt completely, transformNodeToObject followed by transformNode, in multithreaded environment

Article ID: 968705 - Last Review: March 6, 2009 - Revision: 1.0MSXML: Intermittent failure to process xslt completely, transformNodeToObject followed by transformNode, in multithreaded environmentView 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 topSymptomRunning a custom multithreaded ... Read more..

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