Error message when you deploy an image to a Windows Vista-based computer: “The system registry contains invalid file paths. Installation cannot proceed”

Consider the following scenarios. Scenario 1 1. You install Windows Vista on the C partition on "Computer A." 2. After you install Windows Vista, you use the System Preparation tool (Sysprep.exe) to prepare an installation of Windows Vista for imaging to another computer. You use the following command: sysprep /oobe /generalize 3. You restart "Computer A." 4. In Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) 2.0, you use the ImageX tool to create an image for Windows Vista. 5. You deploy the image to "Computer B," and then you restart the computer. Scenario 2 1. You install ... Read more..

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You receive an assertion in Wincore.cpp when you use a Visual C++ 4.x MFC application spawned from a Windows NT service or as a Windows NT service

When you use a Visual C++ 4.x MFC application spawned from a Windows NT service or as a Windows NT service, an assertion may occur in Wincore.cpp. Specifically, it occurs on the following line in _AfxActivationWndProc():   LRESULT CALLBACK _AfxActivationWndProc(HWND hWnd, UINT nMsg, WPARAM wParam, LPARAM lParam) {     WNDPROC oldWndProc = (WNDPROC)::GetProp(hWnd, szAfxOldWndProc);     ASSERT(oldWndProc != NULL);  // <----- assert occurs here     .     .     . } The assertion occurs on line 385 with Visual C++ versions 4.2 and 4.2b, on line 384 with ... Read more..

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The PdhLookupPerfNameByIndex API in Windows Server 2008 returns incorrect values for V2 performance counters

Article ID: 960751 - Last Review: December 16, 2008 - Revision: 1.0The PdhLookupPerfNameByIndex API in Windows Server 2008 returns incorrect values for V2 performance countersHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSIf you have applications in Windows Server 2008 that use the PdhLookupPerfNameByIndex API to query performance counters, the query results for V2 performance counters, such as Hyper-V related counters, are incorrect. Back to the topRESOLUTIONHotfix information A supported ... Read more..

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FIX: You receive an error message when you try to install the original release version of SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 on a computer that is running Windows Vista

FIX: You receive an error message when you try to install the original release version of SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 on a computer that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:932593Last Review:March 28, 2008Revision:4.0Bug #: 487992 (SQLBUDT)On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to install the original release version of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1) on a computer that is running Windows Vista, you ... Read more..

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When Windows Vista is running in audit mode for a long time, the computer is locked after the system resumes from standby or from hibernation

When Windows Vista is running in audit mode for a long time, the computer is locked after the system resumes from standby or from hibernationView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928717Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMSWhen you run Windows Vista in audit mode for a long time, the computer enters standby or hibernation. By default, you are then prompted to perform an administrator logon after the computer resumes. This behavior occurs during an automated factory preinstallation operation. In this scenario, ... Read more..

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FIX: No values are returned when you query some ASP.NET-related objects after you install the .NET Framework 3.5 or the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1

FIX: No values are returned when you query some ASP.NET-related objects after you install the .NET Framework 3.5 or the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1View products that this article applies to.Article ID:951683Last Review:August 27, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSAfter you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 or the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:Back to the topSymptom ... Read more..

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A Windows Server 2008 system or a Windows Vista Service Pack 1 system cannot start after you increase or reduce the size of the boot volume on a GPT disk

A Windows Server 2008 system or a Windows Vista Service Pack 1 system cannot start after you increase or reduce the size of the boot volume on a GPT diskView products that this article applies to.Article ID:954207Last Review:June 20, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You install Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1 on a GUID partition table (GPT) disk. •Then, you convert the GPT disk from the Basic disk type to ... Read more..

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A shared folder that is available offline goes offline when you open a file that is in the shared folder in an Office application or in WordPad on a Windows Vista-based computer

A shared folder that is available offline goes offline when you open a file that is in the shared folder in an Office application or in WordPad on a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:954381Last Review:July 4, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You have a shared folder that is available offline. •On a Windows Vista-based computer, in an Office application or in WordPad, you use the Open File dialog box to open an offline ... Read more..

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To add a wired device Windows Vista

Turn on the device and plug it into a hub, switch, or router or into a computer that is plugged into a hub, switch, or router. The device should now be connected to the network. To confirm that you added the device, do the following: Open Network by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Network. You should see an icon for the device. If the device is a printer, you might need to ... Read more..

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FIX: Error message when you try to debug an ASP.NET 2.0 application in Visual Studio 2005 on a Windows Vista-based computer: “Unable to start debugging on the web server. Debugging failed because integrated Windows authentication is not enabled”

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); In Windows Vista Home Basic or in Windows Vista Home Premium, you create a Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 application by using Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0. When you try to debug the application in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, you receive the following error message: Unable to start debugging on the web server. Debugging failed because integrated Windows authentication is not enabled. Please see Help for assistance. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, \'cause\'); This problem occurs because Windows Vista Home Basic and Windows Vista ... Read more..

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Can I use the presentation broadcast add-in with PowerPoint 2007?

The presentation broadcast add-in, which synchronizes the audio and video delivery in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 and earlier presentations and enables you to deliver presentations to participants in different locations, is not available in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. Instead, Microsoft Office Live Meeting can help you collaborate online and share presentations with individuals or large groups in different locations. All that you need to use Live Meeting is a computer and an Internet connection. -------------------------------------------- Microsoft Knowledge Base Article This article contents is ... Read more..

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Increment an exisitng value in Mysql

To increment or decrement and existing number in a table (you do not need to read the value first)  please read on : Increment the value 'timer' by one for the row in table 'movies' where 'movie_id' is '24', use: UPDATE movies SET timer=timer+1 WHERE movie_id=24 Note  to decrement use timer=timer-1 Enjoy Read more..

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Error message when you try to open multiple instances of an InfoPath 2007 form at the same time by using different input parameters

Article ID: 957385 - Last Review: November 3, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Error message when you try to open multiple instances of an InfoPath 2007 form at the same time by using different input parametersView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:You create a Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 form template that contains an input parameter. You publish the template to a content library of a Microsoft Office SharePoint site. In this scenario, when you ... Read more..

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Upgrading from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2 fails if the server is running Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0

Article ID: 968866 - Last Review: March 10, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Upgrading from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2 fails if the server is running Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0View 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 ... Read more..

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Error message when you install an .msu update package on a computer that is running Windows Vista: The Windows Modules Installer must be updated before you can install this package

Error message when you install an .msu update package on a computer that is running Windows Vista: The Windows Modules Installer must be updated before you can install this packageView products that this article applies to.Article ID:925316Last Review:October 31, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSWhen you install an .msu update package on a computer that is running Windows Vista, you may receive the following error message:The Windows Modules Installer must be updated before you can install this package. Please update the Windows Modules ... Read more..

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Error message when you wake a Windows Vista-based computer that was connected to a Windows Meeting Space meeting: No meetings were found. Click Update list to search again

Error message when you wake a Windows Vista-based computer that was connected to a Windows Meeting Space meeting: No meetings were found. Click Update list to search againView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930862Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. On a Windows Vista-based computer, you use a wireless network connection. You join a meeting by using Windows Meeting Space. You put the computer to sleep and then wake the computer from sleep. In this scenario, you receive ... Read more..

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How to Find System Information

For Basic Information: Windows Logo Key + Break Key (Top, Right) For Detailed Information: 1. Right Click Computer > Manage or 2. Start > Type System under Start Search > Click System Information or 3. Start > Type msinfo32 under Start Search > Click msinfo32 Read more..

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Update available that improves the compatibility and reliability of Windows Vista

INTRODUCTION loadTOCNode(1, \\\'summary\\\'); This update resolves some compatibility issues and reliability issues in Windows Vista. By applying this update, you can achieve better reliability and hardware compatibility in various scenarios. This update resolves the following issues:   * The screen may go blank when you try to upgrade the video driver. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:932539 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932539/) The screen may go blank when you try ... Read more..

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How to make iTunes the default application for music and audio files

iTunes for Windows Vista: This article addresses steps for making iTunes the default application for audio files in Windows Vista. iTunes can play many types of audio files available on the Internet. Using Windows, you can select iTunes as the default application to open audio files. iTunes for Windows can be configured as the default application using the Default Programs control panel. Changing the default media application From the Start button, click Default Programs. The Default Programs control panel appears. Select ... Read more..

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An update is available that improves the performance and reliability of Windows Vista under certain circumstances

An update is available that improves the performance and reliability of Windows Vista under certain circumstancesView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953095Last Review:May 14, 2008Revision:1.2UPDATE INFORMATIONIf for some reason you have not been able to upgrade to Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1), an update is available that might improve the performance and reliability of Windows Vista. If you are already running Windows Vista SP1, don't download this update. The fixes in this update are already included in ... Read more..

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