A Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer that has MADCAP installed cannot obtain a multicast address from the DHCP server

A Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer that has Multicast Address Dynamic Client Allocation Protocol (MADCAP) installed cannot obtain a multicast address from the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server. CAUSE This behavior occurs because the Windows Firewall blocks the MADCAP protocol. This is by default. RESOLUTION To resolve this behavior, enable an exception for MADCAP in Windows Firewall. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK. 2. Type the following command, and then press ENTER: netsh ... Read more..

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Error message when the Windows Search Indexer crashes on a Windows Vista-based Tablet PC that has Outlook installed: Microsoft Windows Search Indexer stopped working and was closed

Error message when the Windows Search Indexer crashes on a Windows Vista-based Tablet PC that has Outlook installed: Microsoft Windows Search Indexer stopped working and was closedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952093Last Review:June 30, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSOn a Windows Vista-based Tablet PC that has Microsoft Office Outlook installed, the Windows Search Indexer crashes. When this issue occurs, you receive the following error message: Microsoft Windows Search Indexer stopped working and was closed. A ... Read more..

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How to reset personalized menus in Office 2007 programs

The Personalized Menus and Toolbars feature evaluates what menu commands you use. Additionally, this feature displays only those items that you use most frequently on a shortened version of each menu. By default, when you click a menu and then rest the mouse pointer over the menu title, the menu expands and displays all the menu items. Note The menu expands only if the Show full menus after a short delay option is selected. Similarly, toolbars intelligently share space on the screen ... Read more..

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MS08-014: Description of the security update for Excel 2007: March 11, 2008

MS08-014: Description of the security update for Excel 2007: March 11, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:946974Last Review:March 11, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONMicrosoft has released security bulletin MS08-014. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites: •Home users:http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200803.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200803.mspx)Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from ... Read more..

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A memory leak occurs in performance counters that are used to monitor Windows Server 2008-based computers

A memory leak occurs in performance counters that are used to monitor Windows Server 2008-based computersView products that this article applies to.Article ID:951116Last Review:May 9, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSWhen you use Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 to monitor system performance on Windows Server 2008-based computers, a memory leak occurs. Specifically, this memory leak occurs in the performance counters that are used by System Center Operations Manager 2007.Note Any applications that use performance counters in Windows Server 2008 ... Read more..

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Troubleshooting slow startup of Outlook and Exchange clients

When you start the Microsoft Exchange client, one of the more common reasons for slow startup is the failure to resolve the Microsoft Exchange Server TCP/IP host name. This document discusses the steps for eliminating host name resolution issues on client computers with Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) running. Start troubleshooting by going to the Microsoft Exchange Server properties of the user profile. With the correct server name and mailbox entered, click the Check Name button to get an idea ... Read more..

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Description of the Software Update for Web Folders: May 18, 2007

Description of the Software Update for Web Folders: May 18, 2007View products that this article applies to.Article ID:907306Last Review:September 11, 2007Revision:1.6On This PageSUMMARYThis article describes the Web folders issues that are fixed in the Software Update for Web Folders that is dated May 18, 2007.This article describes the following items about the update:•The issues that the update fixes.•The prerequisites for installing the update.•Whether you must restart the computer after you install the update.•Whether the update is replaced by any other ... Read more..

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An outdated network router may not function correctly when you use it together with new networking features in Windows Vista

An outdated network router may not function correctly when you use it together with new networking features in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:932134Last Review:October 30, 2007Revision:2.1INTRODUCTIONThis article describes why an outdated network router may not function correctly when you use it together with new networking features in Windows Vista. When you use an older router together with Windows Vista, you may experience any of the following problems:•Slow network connection speeds or Internet connection speeds•Gradual loss of ... Read more..

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When you connect a PCI ExpressCard device to a portable Windows Vista-based computer, the device may not work correctly

When you connect a PCI ExpressCard device to a portable Windows Vista-based computer, the device may not work correctlyView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929550Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you connect a PCI ExpressCard device to a portable Windows Vista-based computer, the device may not work correctly. A yellow exclamation mark may appear next to the device in Device Manager. Back to the topCAUSEThis problem may occur on some systems if resource rebalancing is enabled in the ... Read more..

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How to troubleshoot Exchange 2007 System Attendant when it does not start

This article describes how to troubleshoot Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 System Attendant when it does not start. If System Attendant does not start, the other Exchange 2007 services do not start. To help determine the cause of this problem, you can use the Exchange Management Shell to run diagnostic logging on System Attendant. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, 'moreinformation'); To increase diagnostic logging by using the Exchange Management Shell, follow these steps: 1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and then ... Read more..

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Problem: UI may become unresponsive under heavy load with high threadpool

In a managed application, a large amount of data is being processed by multiple threads and user interface elements are updated frequently.   Result The UI may become unresponsive if the number of threads increases significantly over time.   Cause This is by design. It is due to the uncontrolled number of maximum threads in the threadpool. As the number of threads increases, the chances of lock contention also increase. When the garbage collector starts a collection, it suspends all the threads executing the managed code so that the objects can be moved ... Read more..

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Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package (Word.msp): October 28, 2008

Article ID: 957697 - Last Review: November 19, 2008 - Revision: 2.0Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package (Word.msp): October 28, 2008Hotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office Word 2007 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 installing the ... Read more..

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The DNS search order is reversed on the DHCP client in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008 when you use dial-up or a VPN connection to connect to a Routing and Remote Access server

Article ID: 958551 - Last Review: November 24, 2008 - Revision: 1.0The DNS search order is reversed on the DHCP client in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008 when you use dial-up or a VPN connection to connect to a Routing and Remote Access serverHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSYou use a dial-up or a virtual private network (VPN) connection to connect to a ... Read more..

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Microsoft root certificate program members (January 2008)

Microsoft root certificate program members (January 2008)View products that this article applies to.Article ID:931125Last Review:March 14, 2008Revision:6.1On This PageINTRODUCTIONThe table that is included in this article lists the third-party commercial certification authorities (CAs) that are trusted by Microsoft. As a Windows user, you can use the listed CAs for secure e-commerce. Back to the topMORE INFORMATIONCAs validate the identity and entitlement of an applicant. In this process, the applicant is issued a digital certificate. You can use digital certificates ... Read more..

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Error message when you use Package Manager to work with an offline Windows Vista image: 0x80071a91

Error message when you use Package Manager to work with an offline Windows Vista image: 0x80071a91View products that this article applies to.Article ID:927748Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2SYMPTOMSWhen you use Package Manager (Pkgmgr.exe) to work with an offline Windows Vista image, you may receive the following error message:0x80071a91For example, you may receive this error message when you use Package Manager to install drivers or to update a package to an offline Windows Vista image.This problem occurs when you use Package Manager together with ... Read more..

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The AutoPlay window does not appear when you connect a powered-up video camera to a Windows Vista-based computer

The AutoPlay window does not appear when you connect a powered-up video camera to a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930059Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSWhen you connect a powered-up video camera to a Windows Vista-based computer by using an IEEE 1394 cable or a USB cable, the AutoPlay functionality does not work. For example, you do not see an AutoPlay window that lists the available options to use with the video camera.Back to the topWORKAROUNDTo work around ... Read more..

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ASP : “Operation must use an updateable query” error

You may encounter the following common error when you use ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) with Active Server Pages (ASP): Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80004005' [Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access 97 Driver] Operation must use an updateable query. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, 'cause'); This article explains the four primary causes of this error and the corresponding workarounds. Although this article refers to Microsoft Access databases, the information provided here also applies to other types of databases. RESOLUTION loadTOCNode(1, 'resolution'); This error is typically encountered when ... Read more..

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Description of Project Portfolio Server 2007 Service Pack 1

Microsoft has released a service pack for Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007. This article contains information about how to obtain the service pack and about how to obtain a list of issues that the service pack fixes. Additionally, this article contains information about the issues that you may experience when you install the service pack and about how to determine whether the service pack is installed.   INTRODUCTION Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) contains significant security improvements, ... Read more..

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Windows Vista-based client computers do not use the node type that you specify for name resolution on the DHCP server

Windows Vista-based client computers do not use the node type that you specify for name resolution on the DHCP serverView products that this article applies to.Article ID:938248Last Review:November 2, 2007Revision:2.1On This PageSYMPTOMSYou use a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server to assign TCP/IP configurations to client computers. You set the WINS/NBT Node Type scope option to a specific node type. However, one or more Windows Vista-based client computers do not use the node type that you specify for name resolution.For ... Read more..

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The Help and Support feature stops working when Dreamweaver is configured as the default XML editor on a Windows Vista-based computer

The Help and Support feature stops working when Dreamweaver is configured as the default XML editor on a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:937491Last Review:August 15, 2007Revision:1.2Important 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, ... Read more..

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