You are unable to change the home page in Internet Explorer 7

Article ID: 967753 - Last Review: February 10, 2009 - Revision: 1.0You are unable to change the home page in Internet Explorer 7View 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 topSymptomImportant           This article contains information ... Read more..

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All the check boxes are selected when you enable a Group Policy setting in Windows Vista

All the check boxes are selected when you enable a Group Policy setting in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:937887Last Review:June 13, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSWhen you enable a Group Policy setting in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or in Microsoft Windows XP, all the check boxes that appear on the Group Policy setting are not selected. However, when you enable a Group Policy setting in Windows Vista, all the check boxes that appear on the Group ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install a hotfix on a Windows Vista-based computer in a domain: Installer encountered an error: 0x8007177f. This machine is disabled for file encryption

Error message when you try to install a hotfix on a Windows Vista-based computer in a domain: Installer encountered an error: 0x8007177f. This machine is disabled for file encryptionView products that this article applies to.Article ID:933595Last Review:September 11, 2007Revision:2.1On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to install a hotfix on a Windows Vista-based computer in a domain, you may receive the following error message:Windows Update Standalone InstallerInstaller encountered an error: 0x8007177fThis machine is disabled for file encryption.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem occurs ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to install Windows Vista on a computer that contains multiple RAW hard disks: Windows is unable to find a system volume that meets its criteria for installation

Error message when you try to install Windows Vista on a computer that contains multiple RAW hard disks: Windows is unable to find a system volume that meets its criteria for installationView products that this article applies to.Article ID:933925Last Review:March 16, 2007Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you try to install Windows Vista, you experience the following symptoms:•In the Windows Vista installation program, you receive the following error message at the bottom of the Where do you want to install Windows? ... Read more..

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You may experience power management-related symptoms on a computer that is running Windows Vista

You may experience power management-related symptoms on a computer that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927393Last Review:August 23, 2007Revision:2.8On This PageSYMPTOMSYou may experience one or more of the following power management-related symptoms on a computer that is running Windows Vista:•You cannot shut down the computer.•You cannot put the computer into a power saving mode such as sleep or hibernation.•Windows Vista does not resume from sleep successfully.•Certain devices do not work correctly when Windows Vista resumes ... Read more..

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FIX: The Visual C++ 2008 native 32-bit (x86) code generator may generate incorrect code when you use the /O2 compiler option or the /Ox compiler option

FIX: The Visual C++ 2008 native 32-bit (x86) code generator may generate incorrect code when you use the /O2 compiler option or the /Ox compiler optionView products that this article applies to.Article ID:954345Last Review:August 27, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSThe Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 native 32-bit (x86) code generator may generate incorrect code when you use one of the following Visual C++ compiler options: •The /O2 compiler option (maximize speed)•The /Ox compiler option (full optimization)Note An optimization problem occurs only on the ... Read more..

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DOS and Windows IP Command Lines

Display Connection Configuration: ipconfig /all Display DNS Cache Info Configuration: ipconfig /displaydns Clear DNS Cache: ipconfig /flushdns Release All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /release Renew All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /renew Re-Register the DNS connections: ipconfig /registerdns Change/Modify DHCP Class ID: ipconfig /setclassid Network Connections: control netconnections Network Setup Wizard: netsetup.cpl Test Connectivity: ping www.ossmall.ro Trace IP address Route: tracert Displays the TCP/IP protocol sessions: netstat Display Local Route: route Display Resolved MAC Addresses: arp Display Name of Computer Currently on: hostname Display DHCP Class Information: ipconfig /showclassid Read more..

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The Hold ‘Em game for Windows Vista Ultimate is available from Windows Update

INTRODUCTION loadTOCNode(1, \'summary\'); The Hold 'Em game is a Windows Ultimate Extra that is available to Windows Vista Ultimate users. You can download the Hold 'Em game from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, \'moreinformation\'); Hold 'Em is a computer-based poker game in which you compete against the computer. The Hold 'Em game uses Microsoft DirectX technology to deliver smooth, animated play and rich graphics. You can configure the Hold 'Em game options to do the following: Play against ... Read more..

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An Exchange 2007 Hub server incorrectly sets the Sent time on an e-mail message

Article ID: 960963 - Last Review: December 16, 2008 - Revision: 1.0An Exchange 2007 Hub server incorrectly sets the Sent time on an e-mail messageView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSA Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Hub server may incorrectly set the Sent time on an e-mail message.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs when you change the time zone setting on the Exchange 2007 Hub server.Back to the topRESOLUTIONTo resolve this problem, restart the Microsoft Exchange Transport ... Read more..

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FIX: You receive the ObjectDisposedException exception when you refer to the Transaction.Current.TransactionInformation object

Article ID: 960754 - Last Review: January 23, 2009 - Revision: 1.0FIX: You receive the ObjectDisposedException exception when you refer to the Transaction.Current.TransactionInformation objectView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario: You install the .NET Framework 2.0 or a later version of the .NET Framework.You have an application that connects to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 by using the .NET Framework Data Provider for SQL Server. The application uses the TransactionScope object to start a ... Read more..

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How Microsoft Project wraps text in a table column

In a Microsoft Project table, long text strings do not always wrap to multiple lines. Text wrapping in a table field depends on the type of field, the text entered, the row height, and the column width. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, 'moreinformation'); Microsoft Project will only wrap text in table fields if the following conditions exist: The row height is set to a number greater than 1. The column width is too narrow to display all the text on one line. The column ... Read more..

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Update for the Windows Vista Customer Experience Improvement Program

Update for the Windows Vista Customer Experience Improvement ProgramView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931174Last Review:August 24, 2007Revision:1.3On This PageSUMMARYThe Windows Vista Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) collects information about how you use Windows Vista. CEIP also collects information about problems that you encounter in Windows Vista. Microsoft uses this information to improve the products and the features that you use most frequently. Additionally, Microsoft helps resolve the problems. Participation in the program is voluntary and results in software ... Read more..

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A gadget that you downloaded from the Internet does not appear in the Windows Sidebar in Windows Vista

A gadget that you downloaded from the Internet does not appear in the Windows Sidebar in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:930100Last Review:January 8, 2007Revision:1.0SYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, a gadget that you downloaded from the Internet may appear to be installed correctly. However, the gadget does not appear in the Windows Sidebar as expected.Back to the topCAUSEThis issue occurs if the gadget does not support a language that is in the list of preferred languages for the ... Read more..

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Help kids deal with hateful content on the Internet

There are many forms of hate on the Internet, ranging from extreme racist sites to the cruel satire found on many popular kids' Web sites. Some impressionable kids move from sites where people are mocked for their personal appearance to sites where minorities and homosexuals are attacked. White supremacist and hate groups have turned to the Internet to target young people for recruitment. Hate promoters look for vulnerable youth who can be brought into their community through private chat rooms and e-mail, ... Read more..

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The URL of a subsite may appear in uppercase even though you used lowercase when you created the subsite in SharePoint Server 2007

The URL of a subsite may appear in uppercase even though you used lowercase when you created the subsite in SharePoint Server 2007View products that this article applies to.Article ID:953457Last Review:June 13, 2008Revision:1.0INTRODUCTIONThis article describes why the URL of a subsite may appear in uppercase even though you used lowercase when you created the subsite in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.MORE INFORMATIONConsider the following scenario:•In SharePoint Server 2007, you create some subsites in a Web site that is based ... Read more..

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Issues with building a project with Register for COM interop for a 64-bit assembly

Issues with building a project with Register for COM interop for a 64-bit assemblyView products that this article applies to.Article ID:956933Last Review:August 18, 2008Revision:1.0Source: 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 topActionWhile running on a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows, you build a Visual Studio 2005 or ... Read more..

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Error message when you try to play the World of Warcraft game in Windows Vista: “Display driver stopped responding”

When you try to play the World of Warcraft game by Blizzard Entertainment on a computer that is running Windows Vista, you may receive an error message that resembles the following: Display driver stopped responding CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, \\'cause\\'); This problem may occur because the video card driver is incompatible with Windows Vista. RESOLUTION loadTOCNode(1, \\'resolution\\'); To work around this problem, follow these steps: 1. Determine the video card driver version. To do this, follow these steps: a. Click Start, type dxdiag in ... Read more..

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How to copy data from a corrupted user profile to a new profile

SUMMARY loadTOCNode(1, \'summary\'); This article describes how to copy user data from your Windows XP profile to a new profile. When you copy user data into a new profile, the new profile becomes a near duplicate of the old profile, and contains the same preferences, appearance, and documents as the old profile. If your old profile is corrupted in some way, you can move the files and settings from the corrupt profile to a new profile. Note The method that is described ... Read more..

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You cannot upgrade certain language versions of Windows XP to Windows Vista

INTRODUCTION loadTOCNode(1, \'summary\'); This article describes the versions of Microsoft Windows XP that you cannot upgrade to Windows Vista because of language pack issues between the two products. This article also describes how to perform a custom installation of Windows Vista to work around this issue. MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, \'moreinformation\'); Overview loadTOCNode(2, \'moreinformation\'); Windows Vista is available in 36 languages. This includes 11 languages that are available in Windows XP only if you use a Windows XP Language Interface Pack. However, ... Read more..

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The original file is overwritten when you select a file name from the history list in the Save As dialog box in Windows Vista

The original file is overwritten when you select a file name from the history list in the Save As dialog box in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:935415Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, you use a program's Save As dialog box to save a file by using the name of another file. You select the file name from the history list in the File name box. However, the changes are not saved by using this ... Read more..

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