The upgrade process stops when you upgrade to Windows Vista by using a customized WIM file

You can customize a Windows Imaging Format (WIM) file before you deploy Windows Vista, and then upgrade to Windows Vista by using the customized WIM file. However, the upgrade process stops when you use the customized WIM file.   CAUSE This issue occurs when you customize a WIM file by adding some applications, drivers, and other specific configurations for computers or common configurations that are needed for specific roles. When you upgrade to ... Read more..

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A Windows SideShow-compatible device or the related Gadgets do not work reliably in Windows Vista

A Windows SideShow-compatible device or the related Gadgets do not work reliably in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:932652Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSYou may experience any of the following problems when you use a Windows SideShow-compatible device in Windows Vista:•When you start the computer, or when you reset the Windows SideShow-compatible device, Gadgets that have previously been enabled are not loaded on the Windows SideShow-compatible device.• When you open the Windows SideShow item in Control ... Read more..

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How to determine whether there are program-compatibility issues before you install Windows Vista

How to determine whether there are program-compatibility issues before you install Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931359Last Review:October 31, 2007Revision:1.4On This PageINTRODUCTIONThis article describes how to determine whether there are any program-compatibility issues before you install Windows Vista. The information in this article applies specifically to situations in which a program is already installed on a computer that is being upgraded to Windows Vista.Back to the topMORE INFORMATIONBefore you upgrade a computer to ... Read more..

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The Windows Vista installation process may take several hours on a system that uses an ATI SB600 Series chipset

The Windows Vista installation process may take several hours on a system that uses an ATI SB600 Series chipsetView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931369Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to install Windows Vista on a portable computer that uses an ATI SB600 Series chipset, each driver may take a long time to install. Therefore, the Windows Vista installation process may take several hours.This problem occurs only on a computer that uses ... Read more..

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You receive an error message when you use the Windows Complete PC Restore program on the Windows Vista installation disc to restore a computer

You receive an error message when you use the Windows Complete PC Restore program on the Windows Vista installation disc to restore a computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:925762Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.4SYMPTOMSYou use the Windows Complete PC Restore program in the Windows Recovery Environment utility on the Windows Vista installation disc. You try to restore a computer from a Windows Complete PC Backup and Restore image. Then, you receive the following error message: System Recovery ... Read more..

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There is no option to control the volume when you click to select the Hear text on screen read aloud (Narrator) check box in Windows Vista

There is no option to control the volume when you click to select the Hear text on screen read aloud (Narrator) check box in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928111Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.3SYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, there is no option to control the volume when you click to select the Hear text on screen read aloud (Narrator) check box in the Ease of Access dialog box.Additionally, internal speaker controls may not change the narrator volume level. These controls ... Read more..

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You cannot view RAW image files after you copy them from a camera to a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows XP SP2

You cannot view RAW image files after you copy them from a camera to a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows XP SP2View products that this article applies to.Article ID:927530Last Review:July 20, 2007Revision:3.1SYMPTOMSAfter you copy an image that is in a RAW file format to a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), the image does not appear in Windows Photo Gallery or in Windows Live Photo Gallery. Additionally, you may be ... Read more..

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Availability of the Windows Vista Service Pack 1 management tools for the Hyper-V release candidate

Availability of the Windows Vista Service Pack 1 management tools for the Hyper-V release candidateView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949758Last Review:March 25, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageINTRODUCTIONThe Windows Vista Service Pack 1 management tools for the Hyper-V release candidate are now available. This update package installs the Hyper-V remote management tools on a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1). This package includes the following: •The Hyper-V Manager. The Hyper-V Manager is a Microsoft Management Console ... Read more..

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Play Sound When RSS Feed is Discovered

Enable sound upon RSS Feed Discovery: 1. Open Internet Explorer 7. 2. Command Bar, click Tools and select Internet Options. 3. Select the Content tab. 4. Under Feeds, click the Settings button. 5. Under Advanced, check the Play a sound when a feed is found for a webpage checkbox. 6. Click OK. 7. Click OK to close  the Options window. Disable sound upon RSS Feed Discovery: 1. Open Internet Explorer 7. 2. Command Bar, click Tools and select Internet Options. 3. Select the Content tab. 4. Under Feeds, click the Settings button. 5. ... Read more..

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PRB: GetVolumeNameForVolumeMountPoint API may return Incorrect Name for Volumes with Multiple Names

Article ID: 959573 - Last Review: November 4, 2008 - Revision: 1.0PRB: GetVolumeNameForVolumeMountPoint API may return Incorrect Name for Volumes with Multiple NamesView 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 topSymptomOn Windows, every volume is assigned a ... Read more..

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Changes that are made to security groups or to distribution groups are not replicated to destination domain controllers when you use link value replication in a Windows Server 2003 environment

Article ID: 958838 - Last Review: December 4, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Changes that are made to security groups or to distribution groups are not replicated to destination domain controllers when you use link value replication in a Windows Server 2003 environmentView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. In a Windows Server 2003 environment, you set the forest functional level in the forest to Windows Server 2003 or to a later version of ... Read more..

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How to use the Disk Cleanup feature to delete the Windows.old folder after you install Windows Vista

How to use the Disk Cleanup feature to delete the Windows.old folder after you install Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930527Last Review:April 10, 2007Revision:1.0INTRODUCTIONThis article describes when and how to use the Disk Cleanup feature after you install Windows Vista. For example, consider the following scenario:•You perform a custom installation of Windows Vista or a clean installation of Windows Vista. •The computer on which you install Windows Vista already contains a Microsoft Windows ... Read more..

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The available space on a disc that you format by using the Windows Vista Live File System is less than the capacity of the disc

The available space on a disc that you format by using the Windows Vista Live File System is less than the capacity of the discView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928353Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.5SYMPTOMS After you format a disc by using the Windows Vista Live File System, the available space on the disc is less than the capacity of the disc. For example, after you format a 700 megabyte (MB)-disc, less than 700 MB is available for use on ... Read more..

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The slide show length does not match the song length when you use the Change slide show length to match music length option in Windows Vista

The slide show length does not match the song length when you use the Change slide show length to match music length option in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:926672Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.4SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You use serveral pictures to create a Windows DVD Maker slide show in Windows Vista.•You use the Change slide show length to match music length option together with several song files.•One or more of the song files are MP3 files that ... Read more..

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The slide show length does not match the song length when you use the Change slide show length to match music length option in Windows Vista

The slide show length does not match the song length when you use the Change slide show length to match music length option in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:926672Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.4SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You use serveral pictures to create a Windows DVD Maker slide show in Windows Vista.•You use the Change slide show length to match music length option together with several song files.•One or more of the song files are MP3 files that ... Read more..

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Log files that are created when you upgrade to Windows Vista from an earlier version of Windows

Log files that are created when you upgrade to Windows Vista from an earlier version of WindowsView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928901Last Review:March 28, 2007Revision:2.0INTRODUCTIONThis article lists all the log files that are created when you upgrade to Windows Vista from an earlier version of Windows.MORE INFORMATIONThe following log files are created when an upgrade is successful:•C: Windows Panther Setupact.log•C: Windows panther setuperr.log•C: Windows inf setupapi.app.log•C: Windows inf setupapi.dev.log•C: Windows panther PreGatherPnPList.log•C: Windows panther PostApplyPnPList.log•C: Windows panther miglog.xmlThe ... Read more..

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When user account information is changed in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), the User name and Account name information is not synchronized correctly after you import a profile in SharePoint Server 2007

When user account information is changed in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), the User name and Account name information is not synchronized correctly after you import a profile in SharePoint Server 2007View products that this article applies to.Article ID:953131Last Review:June 18, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. •You create a user account that is named User A, and you add User A to a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 Web application.•You import the user profile information in a SharePoint ... Read more..

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The size of the GUID partition table (GPT) disk is not updated on a Windows Vista-based computer after you use a disk management program to expand a logical unit number (LUN)

The size of the GUID partition table (GPT) disk is not updated on a Windows Vista-based computer after you use a disk management program to expand a logical unit number (LUN)View products that this article applies to.Article ID:950927Last Review:May 15, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You are running a Windows Vista-based computer.•To provide additional space on the computer's hard disk, you run a disk management program to expand the size of a logical unit number (LUN).In this scenario, the LUN ... Read more..

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An error code is returned when a Kerberos client requests a TGT against a Windows Server 2008-based domain controller: KERB5KDC_ERR_C_PRINICPAL_UNKNOWN

An error code is returned when a Kerberos client requests a TGT against a Windows Server 2008-based domain controller: KERB5KDC_ERR_C_PRINICPAL_UNKNOWNView products that this article applies to.Article ID:951191Last Review:May 16, 2008Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •A client performs Kerberos authentication against a Windows Server 2008-based domain controller.•The client requests a ticket-granting ticket (TGT) by specifying the host principal name as the client name in the KRB_AS_REQ packet.In this scenario, authentication fails, and the following error code is returned:KERB5KDC_ERR_C_PRINICPAL_UNKNOWNThis problem may occur ... Read more..

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The customized desktop wallpaper that is specified in the Oobe.xml file is not displayed in Windows Vista

The customized desktop wallpaper that is specified in the Oobe.xml file is not displayed in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952880Last Review:May 29, 2008Revision:1.1On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario:•You run the System Preparation Tool (Sysprep.exe) against a Windows Vista installation.•You use the Oobe.xml file to customize the desktop wallpaper.•You use an answer file to implement unattended settings. The unattended settings include specific language and locale settings.In this scenario, the desktop wallpaper that is specified in the Oobe.xml ... Read more..

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