Removing iTunes, QuickTime, and other software components for Windows Vista

Removing iTunes, QuickTime, and other software components from Windows Vista In some rare instances, it may be required to remove all traces of iTunes, QuickTime, and other essential software components from your computer. Use the following steps to remove all traces of iTunes, QuickTime, and associated software installed by the iTunes + QuickTime Installer. Remove iTunes Note: iTunes Store purchases or songs imported from CDs are saved in your My Music folder by default and are not deleted by removing iTunes. Quit iTunes. From the ... Read more..

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The optical disk drive is intermittently not displayed on a ThinkPad X300 computer that is running Windows Vista

The optical disk drive is intermittently not displayed on a ThinkPad X300 computer that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953834Last Review:June 6, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •On a ThinkPad X300 computer that is running Windows Vista, you enable the Disable optical drive option on the Power Management tab. •You leave the system idle for more than 10 minutes, and the optical disk drive turns off.•You perform a suspend-and-resume cycle or a hibernate-and-wake cycle on ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install updates on a Windows Vista-based computer by using Windows Update or when you try to perform a backup: Code 0x8007000b

Error message when you try to install updates on a Windows Vista-based computer by using Windows Update or when you try to perform a backup: Code 0x8007000bView products that this article applies to.Article ID:939399Last Review:August 31, 2007Revision:3.2SYMPTOMSWhen you try to install updates on a Windows Vista-based computer by using Windows Update, you may receive the following error message:Code 0x8007000bIf you try to perform a backup by using the back up files feature, you may receive the following error ... Read more..

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How to move or to copy music files from the Windows.old folder in Windows Vista

How to move or to copy music files from the Windows.old folder in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:933211Last Review:June 11, 2007Revision:1.0INTRODUCTIONThis article describes how to move or to copy the music files that were stored in the My Music folder in an earlier version of Microsoft Windows to Windows Vista. These files are stored in the Windows.old folder that is created when you perform a custom installation of Windows Vista. Note If you install Windows Vista ... Read more..

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A Toshiba Device Bay optical drive is not recognized in Windows Vista

A Toshiba Device Bay optical drive is not recognized in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:934641Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:3.0On This PageSYMPTOMSYou may experience either of the following problems when you use a Toshiba optical drive that is connected to a portable Toshiba computer that is running Windows Vista:•The drive is not recognized when wake the computer from sleep.•You use a hot-swap operation or a warm-swap operation to connect a Toshiba device bay optical drive to the ... Read more..

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VC++ build, Warning XDC0017 : Unrecognized XDCMake option: /validate

1. Add XML Documentation (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms177226.aspx) comments to your Visual C++ source code. 2. Enable the Process Documentation Comments switch (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms173501.aspx) (/doc) 3. Select "Yes /validate" for Validate IntelliSense on the XML Document Generator (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms235515.aspx) Tool Property Page. Result You get a warning during the build: Generating XML documentation... warning XDC0017 : Unrecognized XDCMake option: /validate XDCMAKE /old output_filename [options] (and a list of valid options...) Cause The XDCMake tool had, at one time, a /validate option in its old command line interface.  It was decided, due to weaknesses in its implementation, that its usefulness ... Read more..

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A hotfix is available to reinstall a corrupted language pack and to resolve the problems that are caused by a corrupted language pack on a Windows Vista-based computer

Introduction This article contains a hotfix that can reinstall a corrupted language pack on a Windows Vista-based computer. Additionally, this hotfix resolves the problems that are caused by a corrupted language pack. A corrupted language pack may cause one or more of the following problems The Windows Update console is not displayed, and the Windows Update program does not run correctly. You cannot install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate (RC) on the computer. You cannot add the ActiveX ... Read more..

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FIX: Error message when you try to use the Data Source Configuration Wizard together with an ODBC data source in Visual Studio 2008: Procedures not supported

FIX: Error message when you try to use the Data Source Configuration Wizard together with an ODBC data source in Visual Studio 2008: Procedures not supportedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:947540Last Review:March 25, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSIn Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, you try to use the Data Source Configuration Wizard together with an Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) data source. When the wizard reaches the Choose database objects page, you receive the following error message:Procedures not supportedBack to the ... Read more..

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You may experience poor performance when Outlook 2007 connects to an Exchange Server 2003 server

You may experience poor performance when Outlook 2007 connects to an Exchange Server 2003 serverView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949295Last Review:March 7, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 connects to a server that is running Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, you may experience poor performance. Additionally, you may receive the following message:Outlook is retrieving data from the Microsoft Exchange Server ServerName. You can cancel the request or minimize this message to the Windows taskbar until ... Read more..

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SATA optical drives are not available after you start a Windows Vista-based computer

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) optical drives, such as a CD or a DVD drive, may not be available after you start a Windows Vista-based computer. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, \'cause\'); This problem may occur if the computer uses an Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) chipset. The problem does not occur if the AHCI chipset uses Parallel Advanced Technology Attachment (PATA) emulation mode. WORKAROUND loadTOCNode(1, \'workaround\'); To work around this problem, enable PATA emulation in the system BIOS. Contact the manufacturer ... Read more..

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Error message on a Windows Vista-based client computer that is configured to use the Corporate Error Reporting tool: Connect to the Internet, or try again later

Error message on a Windows Vista-based client computer that is configured to use the Corporate Error Reporting tool: Connect to the Internet, or try again laterView products that this article applies to.Article ID:951858Last Review:May 15, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You configure the Corporate Error Reporting tool on a network. •On this network, you run a Windows Vista-based client computer that is configured to use Corporate Error Reporting.In this scenario, you may receive the following error message: ... Read more..

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The computer still prompts you to restart when you configure the Config.xml file to prevent the computer from restarting after you install the 2007 Office system

The computer still prompts you to restart when you configure the Config.xml file to prevent the computer from restarting after you install the 2007 Office systemView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953366Last Review:June 2, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSYou configure the Config.xml file to prevent the computer from restarting after you install the 2007 Microsoft Office system. However, the computer still prompts you to restart. For example, you modify the following Setting Id element in the Config.xml file. <Setting ... Read more..

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What is a trusted device?

Before you add a Bluetooth enabled device to your computer, make sure it's a trusted device. A trusted device is: A personal or private device—that is, a device that you own and control. For example, a mobile phone or a personal digital assistant (PDA) that only you use. A device that is owned and controlled by the company you work for. For example, a shared device at work, such as a printer, is usually trustworthy. An untrusted device is: A device that is available ... Read more..

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Invalid data is written when you burn an ISO image onto a DVD+R Dual Layer disc on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

Article ID: 958914 - Last Review: February 20, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Invalid data is written when you burn an ISO image onto a DVD+R Dual Layer disc on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008Hotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSOn a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, you burn an ISO image onto a recordable DVD disc. However, when ... Read more..

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Some features in QuickBooks 2006 and in earlier versions may not work as expected on a Windows Vista-based computer

Some features in QuickBooks 2006 and in earlier versions may not work as expected on a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:936650Last Review:October 31, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMSOn a Windows Vista-based computer, some features in Intuit QuickBooks 2006 and in earlier versions may not work as expected. For example, the Payroll Services feature may not work correctly.Back to the topCAUSEThis behavior may occur because of compatibility issues that occur when you use Intuit QuickBooks 2006 and earlier versions ... Read more..

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You cannot select or format a hard disk partition when you try to install Windows Vista

When you try to install Windows Vista, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms: The hard disk on which you want to install Windows Vista is not listed. You cannot select a hard disk partition on which to install Windows Vista. You cannot format a hard disk partition or partitions. You cannot set the correct size for a hard disk partition. You receive the following error message:Windows is unable to find a system volume that meets its ... Read more..

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Error message when you link a Visual C++ project by using the /INCREMENTAL build option in Visual Studio 2008: LNK1000: Internal error during IncrBuildImage

Error message when you link a Visual C++ project by using the /INCREMENTAL build option in Visual Studio 2008: LNK1000: Internal error during IncrBuildImageView products that this article applies to.Article ID:948127Last Review:March 31, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you link a Visual C++ project by using the /INCREMENTAL build option in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, you may receive the following error message:LNK1000: Internal error during IncrBuildImageBack to the topRESOLUTIONHotfix information A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. But the hotfix is ... Read more..

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Outlook 2007 does not send out meeting cancellations if you remove all invited attendees from a previously created appointment

Outlook 2007 does not send out meeting cancellations if you remove all invited attendees from a previously created appointmentView products that this article applies to.Article ID:954284Last Review:June 26, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSIn Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, if you remove all invited attendees from the To field in a previously created appointment, you receive the following message:This meeting cannot be sent because there are no recipient names in the To box. Would you like to save and close this ... Read more..

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The Cipher.exe utility does not correctly detect the encryption status of the system pagefile (Pagefile.sys) on a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008

The Cipher.exe utility does not correctly detect the encryption status of the system pagefile (Pagefile.sys) on a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:950504Last Review:March 28, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSOn a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008, the Cipher.exe utility does not correctly detect the encryption status of the system pagefile (Pagefile.sys).Back to the topCAUSEWindows Vista SP1 and Windows Server ... Read more..

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MS08-068: Vulnerability in SMB could allow remote code execution

Article ID: 957097 - Last Review: February 26, 2009 - Revision: 3.0MS08-068: Vulnerability in SMB could allow remote code executionView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allINTRODUCTIONMicrosoft has released security bulletin MS08-068. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:Home users:http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200811.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200811.mspx) Skip the details: Download the updates for your home ... Read more..

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