How To Load the Analysis ToolPak

The Analysis ToolPak is a Microsoft Office Excel add-in (add-in: A supplemental program that adds custom commands or custom features to Microsoft Office.) program that is available when you install Microsoft Office or Excel. To use it in Excel, however, you need to load it first. Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Excel Options. Click Add-Ins, and then in the Manage box, select Excel Add-ins. Click Go. In the Add-Ins available ... Read more..

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Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package (Cpao.msp): December 16, 2008

Article ID: 960501 - Last Review: December 17, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package (Cpao.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 Outlook 2007 issue that is fixed in the Outlook 2007 hotfix package that is dated December 16, 2008.This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:The issues that the hotfix package fixes.The prerequisites for ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to open an EFS-encrypted file in Windows XP or in Windows Server 2003 after the file has been opened in Windows Vista: Access is denied

Error message when you try to open an EFS-encrypted file in Windows XP or in Windows Server 2003 after the file has been opened in Windows Vista: Access is deniedView products that this article applies to.Article ID:939391Last Review:April 11, 2008Revision:2.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario.In Windows Vista, you use Encrypting File System (EFS) to create an EFS-encrypted file. Or, you edit an EFS-encrypted file in Windows Vista. Then, you try to open the file in Microsoft Windows XP or in Microsoft ... Read more..

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You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive an error message that is specific to hardware that is installed on your computer

You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive an error message that is specific to hardware that is installed on your computerView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927688Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMSWhen you try to install Windows Vista on a computer, the Upgrade option is unavailable. You may also receive a message that is specific to the computer hardware.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs when one or more pieces of hardware ... Read more..

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You cannot add or remove programs on a Windows Mobile-based device after you connect it to a computer that is running Windows Vista

You cannot add or remove programs on a Windows Mobile-based device after you connect it to a computer that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929659Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2SYMPTOMSAfter you connect a Microsoft Windows Mobile-based device to a computer that is running Windows Vista, you cannot add or remove programs on the Windows Mobile-based device.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs if Windows Mobile Device Center is not installed on the computer that is running Windows Vista.Back ... Read more..

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How to troubleshoot program compatibility issues in Windows Vista

How to troubleshoot program compatibility issues in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927386Last Review:December 10, 2007Revision:4.2On This PageSUMMARYThis article contains steps to troubleshoot issues that occur when a program is installed, but the program will not run on Windows Vista. Back to the topINTRODUCTIONThis article contains steps to help you troubleshoot issues for the following scenarios:•You successfully upgrade an earlier version of Windows to Windows Vista. A program that used to run as expected before ... Read more..

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You cannot install a gadget if the gadget has international characters in the file name in Windows Vista

You cannot install a gadget if the gadget has international characters in the file name in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930135Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2SYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, you cannot install a gadget if the gadget has international characters in the file name. For example, you cannot install a gadget that has Japanese or Chinese characters in the file name.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs because Windows Vista cannot extract files from some cabinet (.cab) files ... Read more..

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You may experience a long delay after you enter the product key and then click Next in the Windows Vista Setup Wizard

You may experience a long delay after you enter the product key and then click Next in the Windows Vista Setup WizardView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930127Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.2SYMPTOMSAfter you enter the product key and then click Next in the Windows Vista Setup Wizard, you may experience a long delay. This delay lasts about 20 to 60 seconds.CAUSEThis behavior may occur because of a timing issue in the Windows Vista Setup Wizard. This timing issue is ... Read more..

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When you try to put a Windows Vista-based computer into hibernation (S4), and the computer has multiple USB devices connected to it, the computer stops responding

When you try to put a Windows Vista-based computer into hibernation (S4), and the computer has multiple USB devices connected to it, the computer stops respondingView products that this article applies to.Article ID:949537Last Review:March 4, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: •You are running a Windows Vista-based computer that has multiple USB devices connected to it. Or, you are running a Windows Vista-based computer that has a docking station that has multiple USB devices connected to it. •You install a Bluetooth ... Read more..

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If you use a script to hide a SELECT control or to make the control visible in Internet Explorer 7, the left mouse button no longer functions

If you use a script to hide a SELECT control or to make the control visible in Internet Explorer 7, the left mouse button no longer functionsView products that this article applies to.Article ID:954085Last Review:August 12, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSIf you use a script to hide a SELECT control or to make the control visible in Windows Internet Explorer 7, the left mouse button no longer functions. Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs because the SELECT control ... Read more..

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Icons are missing from Control Panel, or you cannot start Control Panel, the Welcome Center, or games in Windows Vista

SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, \'symptoms\'); On a computer that is running Windows Vista, you experience one or more of the following problems: Icons are missing from Control Panel. You cannot start Control Panel. When you try to start Control Panel, the screen may flash briefly, but Control Panel does not start. You cannot start the Welcome Center. For example, when you type welcome center in the Start Search box, and then you click Welcome Center ... Read more..

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Detection and deployment guidance for the November 11, 2008 security release

Article ID: 959665 - Last Review: November 11, 2008 - Revision: 1.0Detection and deployment guidance for the November 11, 2008 security releaseView products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allINTRODUCTIONAs part of an ongoing commitment to provide detection tools and deployment recommendations for security updates, Microsoft is delivering this detection and deployment guidance for all updates that are released during a Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) release cycle.This guidance contains recommendations that are based on the ... Read more..

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MS08-069: Description of the security update for XML Core Services 3.0: November 11, 2008

Article ID: 955069 - Last Review: November 11, 2008 - Revision: 1.0MS08-069: Description of the security update for XML Core Services 3.0: November 11, 2008View products that this article applies to.On This PageExpand all | Collapse allINTRODUCTIONMicrosoft has released security bulletin MS08-069. 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 ... Read more..

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Generics In Remoting

Article ID: 968701 - Last Review: March 6, 2009 - Revision: 1.0Generics In RemotingView 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 topSymptomThe Customer gets the below exception when trying to call a Generic Method on the ... Read more..

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Windows Boot Manager displays all characters with the same width in Windows Vista

Windows Boot Manager displays all characters with the same width in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929827Last Review:February 22, 2007Revision:1.3INTRODUCTIONWindows Boot Manager (Bootmgr.exe) displays all characters with the same width in Windows Vista. For example, when the string includes multi-byte characters, all single-byte characters are displayed with the multi-byte width.Windows Boot Manager allows for 80 single-byte characters to be shown per line. But the text may be clipped when the characters are displayed as multi-byte ... Read more..

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You cannot use a fingerprint reader or another biometric device to log on after you upgrade to Windows Vista

You cannot use a fingerprint reader or another biometric device to log on after you upgrade to Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:926673Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4SYMPTOMSAfter you upgrade to Windows Vista, you cannot use a fingerprint reader or another biometric device to log on.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs because Windows Vista does not support the Graphical Identification and Authentication (GINA) components that the device requires.Back to the topRESOLUTIONTo resolve this problem, log on by using the ... Read more..

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Audio may not be synchronized with video playback when you play a video in Windows Vista

Audio may not be synchronized with video playback when you play a video in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:926675Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:2.4SYMPTOMSWhen you play a video or a DVD in Windows Vista, the audio part of the playback may not be synchronized with the video playback.Back to the topCAUSEYou may experience this issue if one of the following conditions is true:•The computer processor has characteristics that prevent it from playing the video at the selected ... Read more..

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OpenSSL : View details of a certificate signing request

This is how to view the details of the certificate signing request We will be using the file mycert.csr openssl req -noout -text -in mycert.csr Read more..

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When a user logs on to a domain from a Windows Vista-based client computer, the client computer takes a long time (about 10 minutes) to process the logon script

When a user logs on to a domain from a Windows Vista-based client computer, the client computer takes a long time (about 10 minutes) to process the logon scriptView products that this article applies to.Article ID:952611Last Review:July 17, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. In an Active Directory domain environment, you deploy a user logon script to client computers in the domain. The logon script contains calls to Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI), such as Lightweight ... Read more..

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To manually add a wireless computer running Windows Vista

To manually add a wireless computer running Windows Vista Log on to the computer. Click the Start button Picture of the Start button‌, and then click Connect To. Choose the wireless network from the list that appears, and then click Connect. Type the network security key or passphrase if you are asked to do so, and then click OK. You will see a confirmation message when you are connected to the network. To ... Read more..

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