Error message when you open a file in Excel or in Word: “The document caused a serious error the last time it was opened”

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); When you try to open a file that Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Word could not open previously, you receive the following error message: The document 'Filename' caused a serious error the last time it was opened. Would you like to continue opening it? You receive this message every time that you try to open the file. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, \'cause\'); This issue occurs because the file appears on the list of disabled files for the Microsoft Office program. The program adds ... Read more..

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Mandatory user profiles do not work as expected on Windows Vista-based and Windows Server 2008-based client computers when the %LogonServer% environment variable is set in the profile path

Article ID: 955625 - Last Review: November 17, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Mandatory user profiles do not work as expected on Windows Vista-based and Windows Server 2008-based client computers when the %LogonServer% environment variable is set in the profile pathHotfix Download AvailableView and request hotfix downloadsView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSIn a domain environment, you configure the domain users to use mandatory user profiles. You set the profile path by using the ... Read more..

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A sender receives an NDR from the Exchange 2007 server when the sender submits a private message by using an SMTP server

Article ID: 955946 - Last Review: November 20, 2008 - Revision: 1.0A sender receives an NDR from the Exchange 2007 server when the sender submits a private message by using an SMTP serverView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSA private message is submitted by a sender who is using an SMTP server, such as a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003-based server. The private message is sent to an Exchange 2007 recipient whose mailbox is ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to run the BitLocker Drive Encryption program: Cannot run

Error message when you try to run the BitLocker Drive Encryption program: Cannot runView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929834Last Review:October 26, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMSWhen you try to run the BitLocker Drive Encryption program, you receive the following error message in a BitLocker Drive Encryption Error dialog box:Cannot run.The path specified in the Boot Configuration Data (BCD) for a BitLocker Drive Encryption integrity-protected application is incorrect. Please verify and correct your BCD settings and try again.Back to the topCAUSEThis ... Read more..

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You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive the following message: You must rename or remove lt;FolderName gt; before upgrade can continue

You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive the following message: You must rename or remove <FolderName> before upgrade can continueView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927297Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.5SYMPTOMSWhen you try to install Windows Vista, you cannot select the Upgrade option that is located in the Install Windows dialog box. Additionally, you receive the following error message in the dialog box:Upgrade has been disabled- You must rename or remove ... Read more..

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How to Open Digital Locker

1. Control Panel 2. Programs 3. Get Programs Online 4. Manage Programs This tool is used to manage programs downloaded from Windows Market Place. Read more..

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The Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Session Broker service incorrectly balances the load among terminal servers after it runs for a while

The Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Session Broker service incorrectly balances the load among terminal servers after it runs for a whileView products that this article applies to.Article ID:955365Last Review:September 8, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSAssume that you configure Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Session Broker (TS Session Broker) by using DNS round robin. However, after some time, new sessions are redirected to only one server or to only a specific set of servers. ... Read more..

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Add_Remove more Windows Components

Add_Remove more Windows Components like MSN Explorer and the Accessories programs This tweak lets you uninstall Windows Components such as MSN Explorer and programs in the Accessories menu on the 'All Programs' menu. 1. Edit the hidden system file SYSOC.INF in the Windows/System/Inf folder (or WINNT/System/Inf if you upgraded from NT or 2000). 2. Delete all instances of the word HIDE. Don't put any spaces inbetween the commas. 3. Save your changes. 4. Open 'Add or Remove Programs' in Control Panel. 5. Click on 'Add/Remove Windows ... Read more..

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When an SUA process forks a child process on a Windows Vista-based computer, the child process is unexpectedly marked as a zombie process

When an SUA process forks a child process on a Windows Vista-based computer, the child process is unexpectedly marked as a zombie processView products that this article applies to.Article ID:953603Last Review:June 11, 2008Revision:1.1On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. On a Windows Vista-based computer, a Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA) process forks a child process. Because the SUA process is not required to wait for the child process to be completed, the SUA process sets the value of the ... Read more..

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rpmdb: fatal region error detected; run recovery

If you get this error : rpmdb: fatal region error detected; run recovery error: db4 error(-30982) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery error: cannot open Packages index It comes from a lock file and some old datbase files that have been left over. Just clear out the /var/lib/rpm directory, rebuild rpm and it should work fine. #cd /var/lib/rpm #rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db* #rpm --rebuilddb Read more..

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The update is not installed successfully, you receive a message, and the computer restarts when you try to install an update in Windows Vista

When you try to install an update from Windows Update on a computer that is running Windows Vista, you may receive the following message: configuring updates stage 3 of 3. 0% complete After you receive this message, the computer reverts to the screen that displays the same message. Additionally, the update is not installed successfully, and the computer restarts.   CAUSE This problem occurs when Windows Update is installing update 937287 for Windows Vista.   RESOLUTION To resolve this problem, use the following methods in the order ... Read more..

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FIX: Error message when you connect to a 64-bit instance of SQL Server Express 2008 by using Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1): Connections to SQL Server files (*.mdf) require SQL Server Express 2005 to function properly

Article ID: 957944 - Last Review: January 7, 2009 - Revision: 2.0FIX: Error message when you connect to a 64-bit instance of SQL Server Express 2008 by using Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1): Connections to SQL Server files (*.mdf) require SQL Server Express 2005 to function properly View products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSWhen you connect to a 64-bit instance of Microsoft SQL Server Express 2008 by using Visual Studio 2008 ... Read more..

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The original file is not removed from the shared network location after you convert a .doc file to the .docx file format

Article ID: 956912 - Last Review: February 16, 2009 - Revision: 1.0The original file is not removed from the shared network location after you convert a .doc file to the .docx file formatView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMS You open a Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 document (*.doc) file from a shared network location. Then, you convert this file to the Word 2007 document (*.docx) file format. When you try to save the ... Read more..

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The business telephone number of your company is printed in the Fax field when you print a document by using the basic form in Accounting Professional 2008

When you print a document by using the basic form in Microsoft Office Accounting Professional 2008 or in Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2008, the business telephone number of your company is printed in the Fax field. WORKAROUND To work around this problem, print the document by using a Microsoft Office Word template instead of by using the basic form. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Start Accounting Professional 2008 or Accounting Express 2008. 2. On the Company menu, click Manage Word Templates. 3. Under Template Type, select ... Read more..

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Underlined Japanese characters from certain fonts do not print correctly in Windows Vista

Underlined Japanese characters from certain fonts do not print correctly in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:934567Last Review:April 12, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSWhen you view certain underlined Japanese characters in Windows Vista, the characters appear as expected. However, when you print these characters, the underlined part of the character is not printed. Note This problem occurs regardless of the printer that you use to print the document. Back to the topCAUSEIn Windows Vista, this problem occurs because of a problem ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install Windows Vista on a computer that uses more than 3 GB of RAM: STOP 0x0000000A

Error message when you try to install Windows Vista on a computer that uses more than 3 GB of RAM: STOP 0x0000000AView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929777Last Review:October 11, 2007Revision:4.0On This PageSYMPTOMS When you try to install Windows Vista, you may receive an error message that resembles the following: STOP 0x0000000A (parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4)IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL This problem occurs if the following conditions are true: •The computer uses more than 3 ... Read more..

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You experience installation errors and compatibility problems when you install Windows Server 2003 management tools on a Windows Vista-based computer

You experience installation errors and compatibility problems when you install Windows Server 2003 management tools on a Windows Vista-based computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930056Last Review:December 3, 2007Revision:5.2On This PageSUMMARYAs an administrator, you can use the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack to install the Windows Server 2003 management tools on a Windows Vista-based computer. The Windows Server 2003 management tools provide remote server management functions. This article describes some of the limitations that exist when you ... Read more..

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Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers

Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP serversView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928233Last Review:September 6, 2007Revision:2.1SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You connect a Windows Vista-based computer to a network.•A router or other device that is configured as a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server is configured on the network.•The router or the other device does not support the DHCP BROADCAST flag.In this scenario, Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP ... Read more..

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How to Enable Parental Control

1. Control Panel 2. Set up Parental Controls 3. Choose User or Create a New User Account 4. Follow the Wizard Note: Make sure the system administrator account is password protected. Read more..

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No items are imported when you select items in different directories in Windows Photo Gallery on a computer that is running Windows Vista

No items are imported when you select items in different directories in Windows Photo Gallery on a computer that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:934546Last Review:March 25, 2008Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. On a computer that is running Windows Vista, you create an application that uses the Open With functionality in Windows Photo Gallery. The program uses the IDropTarget interface to import the selection. When you select items in different directories, no items are imported. If ... Read more..

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