Make the text on your screen larger or smaller

You can make the text and other items, such as icons, on your screen easier to see by making them larger. You do this by increasing the dots per inch (DPI) scale. You can also decrease the DPI scale to make text and other items on your screen smaller, so that more information fits on the screen.     1. Open Personalization by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and ... Read more..

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Multipath I/O disks may disappear after you use the Hot Add Processor feature to add a new CPU to a Windows Server 2008-based computer

Multipath I/O disks may disappear after you use the Hot Add Processor feature to add a new CPU to a Windows Server 2008-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:951590Last Review:May 14, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•Windows Server 2008 is running on a computer that supports the Hot Add Processor feature. •The computer uses multipath I/O (MPIO) disks.•You use the Hot Add Processor feature to add a new CPU to the computer, or you use the PnpCPU.exe ... Read more..

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A scheduled task does not run as expected if a command-line argument is enclosed in quotation marks on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista SP1

A scheduled task does not run as expected if a command-line argument is enclosed in quotation marks on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista SP1View products that this article applies to.Article ID:951246Last Review:May 9, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You create a scheduled task on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1).•One or more command-line arguments in this scheduled task are enclosed in quotation marks.In this scenario, ... Read more..

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The Check Names button does not work as expected after you set a Peoplepicker-searchadcustomfilter LDAP filter in a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site

Article ID: 958578 - Last Review: November 7, 2008 - Revision: 1.0The Check Names button does not work as expected after you set a Peoplepicker-searchadcustomfilter LDAP filter in a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 siteView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: You set a Peoplepicker-searchadcustomfilter LDAP filter in a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site. For example, you set the following LDAP filter.stsadm -o setproperty -pn Peoplepicker-searchadcustomfilter -pv (!(samaccountname=<Myalias>)) -url http://<servername> You restart Internet ... Read more..

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Negative acknowledgement messages are not sent to the queue that is specified in the AdministrationQueue property of a message in Message Queuing 4.0

Negative acknowledgement messages are not sent to the queue that is specified in the AdministrationQueue property of a message in Message Queuing 4.0View products that this article applies to.Article ID:936499Last Review:August 15, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You send a message to a local transactional queue in Microsoft Message Queuing, also known as MSMQ, 4.0. •You set the AcknowledgeType property to System.Messaging.AcknowledgeTypes.NegativeReceive for the message that you are sending.•You specify a value for the AdministrationQueue property of the message. •You ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista: You must first uninstall Sonic DLA

Error message when you try to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista: You must first uninstall Sonic DLAView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930369Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2SYMPTOMSWhen you try to upgrade a computer from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows Vista, you receive the following error message in the compatibility report, and you cannot upgrade Windows:You must first uninstall Sonic DLANote This problem occurs even though you do not have Sonic DLA installed. This problem also occurs even ... Read more..

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How to connect to a wireless network in Windows Vista

How to connect to a wireless network in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928429Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.6INTRODUCTIONThis article describes how to connect to a wireless network in Windows Vista.MORE INFORMATIONThe software that you were using together with Windows XP to connect to wireless networks is incompatible with Windows Vista. Alternatively, you can use Windows Vista to configure the wireless networks. To connect to a wireless network in Windows Vista, follow these steps: 1.Click Start, and then click ... 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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Exchange 2007 users receive 5.2.1 non-delivery reports when they send messages to a public folder

When a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 user sends an e-mail message to a public folder, the message is not delivered. The user receives a non-delivery report (NDR) that resembles the following: From: Administrator To: UserName Subject: Undeliverable: MessageSubject Sorry, we couldn't deliver your message to the following people or distribution lists. We hope the information below helps you understand what happened. Please read it carefully. PublicFolderName There's a problem with the recipient's mailbox. Microsoft Exchange will not attempt to redeliver this e-mail message for you. Please ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to start the Beta 2 Technical Refresh version of Excel 2007, of PowerPoint 2007, or of Word 2007: “There is not enough memory or disk space to run”

When you try to start the Beta 2 Technical Refresh version of Microsoft Office Excel 2007, of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, or of Microsoft Office Word 2007, the program does not start. Additionally, you receive one of the following error messages: Microsoft Office Excel 12.0 There is not enough memory or disk space to run Excel. Microsoft Office PowerPoint 12.0 There is not enough memory or disk space to run PowerPoint. Microsoft Office Word 12.0 There is not enough memory or disk space to run ... Read more..

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Windows Media Center does not correctly configure a combo TV tuner that supports both ATSC and NTSC signals on a Windows Vista-based computer

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); On a Windows Vista-based computer, you try to configure a combo TV tuner in Windows Media Center. This combo tuner supports both ATSC and NTSC signals. However, you experience the following problems: The combo tuner is not detected by Windows Media Center. Windows Media Center does not correctly configure the tuner when you use a manual tuner configuration. When you configure Windows Media Center to receive ... Read more..

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If you are running the Czech version of Windows Server 2008, you cannot locate the Add and Remove buttons on the Server Farm tab in the TS Gateway Manager component

If you are running the Czech version of Windows Server 2008, you cannot locate the Add and Remove buttons on the Server Farm tab in the TS Gateway Manager componentView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949796Last Review:May 19, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You are running the Czech (CS-CZ) version of Windows Server 2008.•You start the TS Gateway Manager component, and then you click the Server Farm tab.However, when you try to locate the Add and Remove buttons on the Server ... Read more..

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You cannot apply the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 935276 on a Windows Vista-based computer

When you try to apply the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 935276 on a Windows Vista-based computer, the attempt is not successful. Note The hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 935276 resolves an installation problem that occurs with Web Services on Devices (WSD)-based devices. RESOLUTION Hotfix information A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems ... Read more..

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Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package (Word.msp, Wordconv.msp): December 16, 2008

Article ID: 959645 - Last Review: February 23, 2009 - Revision: 3.0Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package (Word.msp, Wordconv.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 Word 2007 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated December 16, 2008.Back to the topINTRODUCTIONIssues that this hotfix package fixesThis hotfix package fixes the following issues that are not previously ... Read more..

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A hotfix that addresses changes to daylight saving time in 2008 is available for Windows Services for UNIX and for Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications

Article ID: 957796 - Last Review: November 28, 2008 - Revision: 1.0 A hotfix that addresses changes to daylight saving time in 2008 is available for Windows Services for UNIX and for Subsystem for UNIX-based ApplicationsHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSA hotfix package is available to accommodate the daylight saving time (DST) changes in 2008. This hotfix package affects the following software components: Microsoft Windows Services for ... Read more..

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Message when you try to shut down or to restart Windows Vista: The following programs are still running: Explorer.exe Playing logoff sound

Message when you try to shut down or to restart Windows Vista: The following programs are still running: Explorer.exe Playing logoff soundView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931330Last Review:June 14, 2007Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to restart or to shut down Windows Vista, you receive the following message:The following programs are still running:•Explorer.exe Playing logoff soundTo close these programs and restart your computer, click Restart Now.You may lose work that you haven't saved.Note If you are trying ... Read more..

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12 safety tips on blogging for parents and kids

The practice of blogging, short for keeping a "Web log" or online personal journal, has spread like wildfire-especially among teenagers, who sometimes maintain blogs without the knowledge of their parents or guardians. Recent studies show that teenagers write roughly half of all blogs today, with two out of three providing their age, three out of five revealing their location and contact information, and one in five revealing their full name. It should go without saying that there are potential risks in ... Read more..

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Description of the Visio 2007 hotfix package: May 13, 2008

Description of the Visio 2007 hotfix package: May 13, 2008View products that this article applies to.Article ID:952702Last Review:May 23, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSUMMARYThis article describes the Microsoft Office Visio 2007 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated May 13, 2008.This article describes the following items about the hotfix:•The issues that the hotfix fixes.•The prerequisites for installing the hotfix.•Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix.•Whether the hotfix is replaced by any other hotfix.•Whether ... Read more..

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Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008 stops responding (hangs) during startup

Article ID: 960723 - Last Review: December 19, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008 stops responding (hangs) during startupHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSWhen you press the power button or click Restart on the Start menu to start a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008, the system startup may fail. The system ... Read more..

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Windows Server 2008 virtual machines stop responding during the restarting process when a third-party hypervisor solution is used

Article ID: 958868 - Last Review: December 5, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Windows Server 2008 virtual machines stop responding during the restarting process when a third-party hypervisor solution is usedHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSWhen a Windows Server 2008-based computer installs a third-party hypervisor solution, Windows Server 2008 virtual machines that are running on a third-party hypervisor stop responding (hang) during the restarting process when ... Read more..

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