Excel opens without displaying a workbook

When you double-click a Microsoft Excel workbook (.xls file or .xlsx file) in Microsoft Windows Explorer, Excel does not open the file, and you may receive the following error message: Cannot find the file 'path' (or one of its components). Make sure the path and filename are correct and that all required libraries are available. In Window Vista, when you double-click an Excel workbook, Excel does not open the file, and you may receive the following error message: Windows cannot find 'FilePath\FileName', Make ... Read more..

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SharePoint Services may not function as expected in the Turkish locale

SharePoint Services may not function as expected in the Turkish localeView products that this article applies to.Article ID:923280Last Review:June 5, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSYou may experience one of the following problems on a server that is set to the Turkish locale:•You set the locale of a SharePoint site to Turkish. When you try to edit the permissions of a document library in the site, you receive the following error message:Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object.•A ... Read more..

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When you open an InfoPath form in Firefox, the font size of text on the view differs from when you open the form in Internet Explorer

Article ID: 956617 - Last Review: November 26, 2008 - Revision: 1.0When you open an InfoPath form in Firefox, the font size of text on the view differs from when you open the form in Internet ExplorerView products that this article applies to.Expand all | Collapse allSYMPTOMSWhen you open a Microsoft InfoPath form in Mozilla Firefox, the font size of text on the view differs from the font size when you open the form in Windows Internet Explorer.RESOLUTIONTo ... Read more..

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You receive a Stop error message and a Windows Server 2008-based or a Windows Server 2003-based computer restarts unexpectedly

Article ID: 967228 - Last Review: February 27, 2009 - Revision: 2.0You receive a Stop error message and a Windows Server 2008-based or a Windows Server 2003-based computer restarts unexpectedlyView 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 ... Read more..

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Change Computers Input Language and Keyboard

1. Start 2. Type intl.cpl 3. Hit Enter 4. Keyboards and Languages 5. Change KeyBoards 5. Apply Read more..

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A Windows Vista-based computer that uses a PCI-E graphics device may stop responding when you wake the computer from sleep

A Windows Vista-based computer that uses a PCI-E graphics device may stop responding when you wake the computer from sleepView products that this article applies to.Article ID:937500Last Review:August 29, 2007Revision:2.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you wake a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep (S3), the computer may stop responding (hang). When this problem occurs, the screen first becomes black. Then, you may eventually receive a Stop error message that resembles the following:*** STOP: 0x0000009F(parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4)DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILUREThis problem may occur if ... Read more..

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The disk drive numbers may not correspond as expected to the SATA channel numbers when you set up Windows Vista on a computer that has multiple SATA disks

The disk drive numbers may not correspond as expected to the SATA channel numbers when you set up Windows Vista on a computer that has multiple SATA disksView products that this article applies to.Article ID:937251Last Review:November 13, 2007Revision:2.0SYMPTOMSConsider the following scenario. You have two Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) hard disks attached to channels SATA0 and SATA1 on a Windows Vista-based computer. However, Disk 0 may not be assigned to the hard disk on SATA0, and Disk 1 may not ... Read more..

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Error message when you start Windows Vista: The Windows Boot Configuration Data file is missing required information

Error message when you start Windows Vista: The Windows Boot Configuration Data file is missing required informationView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927391Last Review:March 29, 2007Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSWhen you start Windows Vista, you receive the following error message:File: Boot BCDStatus: 0xc0000034Info: The Windows Boot Configuration Data file is missing required informationBack to the topCAUSEThis error occurs when either of the following conditions is true:•The Windows Boot Manager (Bootmgr) entry is not present in the Boot Configuration Data (BCD) ... Read more..

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

You cannot upgrade certain language versions of Windows XP to Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:932856Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.1On This PageINTRODUCTIONThis 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.Back to the topMORE INFORMATIONOverviewWindows Vista is available in 36 languages. This includes 11 ... 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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You may receive a “warning LNK4018” warning message when you link a debug version of your application in Visual C++

When linking a debug version of your application, you may get the following warning message: LINK : warning LNK4018: too many type indexes in PDB "filename", discarding subsequent type information NOTE: You will not be able to see the subsequent types in the debugger. CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, 'cause'); The number of type indexes in the Program Database File (.pdb file) for your project exceeded 64K for Visual C++ 4.x and 16M for later versions. This is a limitation of the debugging format in a ... Read more..

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On a multiprocessor computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, a network connectivity failure occurs randomly when you run certain utilities

On a multiprocessor computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, a network connectivity failure occurs randomly when you run certain utilitiesView products that this article applies to.Article ID:950319Last Review:May 29, 2008Revision:1.0On This PageSYMPTOMSOn a multiprocessor computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, a network connectivity failure occurs randomly when you run certain utilities, such as the Remote Shell (Rsh.exe) utility or the Remote Copy (Rcp.exe) utility. This problem occurs if a network application is ... Read more..

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A dial-up connection no longer works after you wake a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep or from hibernation

A dial-up connection no longer works after you wake a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep or from hibernationView products that this article applies to.Article ID:936835Last Review:October 31, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSWhen you wake a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep or from hibernation, a dial-up connection may appear to be still connected to the Internet even though the connection is not active. When this problem occurs, the Network Center correctly shows that the dial-up connection is inactive.This problem may occur on some computers if ... Read more..

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When you try to remotely administer a DHCP server from a Windows Vista-based computer, you cannot find the DHCP scopes

When you try to remotely administer a DHCP server from a Windows Vista-based computer, you cannot find the DHCP scopesView products that this article applies to.Article ID:935988Last Review:September 11, 2007Revision:2.1On This PageSYMPTOMS You install the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack on a Windows Vista-based computer. Then, from the Windows Vista-based computer, you use the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) snap-in to remotely administer a DHCP server that is running Windows Server 2003. However, in this case, you cannot ... Read more..

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How to update the RAID driver on a Toshiba Portege M400 mobile PC that is running Windows Vista

How to update the RAID driver on a Toshiba Portege M400 mobile PC that is running Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:928235Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4INTRODUCTIONThis article describes how to update the RAID driver on a Toshiba Portege M400 mobile PC that is running Windows Vista.MORE INFORMATIONTo update the RAID driver on a Toshiba Portege M400 mobile PC that is running Windows Vista, follow these steps:1.Obtain an updated RAID driver from the computer manufacturer. For information about how ... Read more..

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The status of a fax is always read after you use Windows Fax and Scan to create an account on a fax server in Windows Vista

The status of a fax is always read after you use Windows Fax and Scan to create an account on a fax server in Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:931718Last Review:March 17, 2007Revision:1.1SYMPTOMSIn Windows Vista, you use Windows Fax and Scan to create an account on a fax server. However, the status of every fax that you receive from this server is read, regardless of whether you have read the fax.CAUSEThis issue occurs if the fax ... Read more..

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Error message when you connect a USB printer to a Windows Vista-based computer: A device driver was not installed correctly

Error message when you connect a USB printer to a Windows Vista-based computer: A device driver was not installed correctlyView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929711Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.3SYMPTOMSWhen you connect a universal serial bus (USB) printer to a Windows Vista-based computer for the first time, you receive the following error message:A device driver was not installed correctlyBack to the topWORKAROUNDTo work around this problem, disconnect and then reconnect the USB printer. Windows Vista will then ... Read more..

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Folders on partitions used to install Windows Vista may be moved or may be renamed to end with .OLD

Folders on partitions used to install Windows Vista may be moved or may be renamed to end with .OLDView products that this article applies to.Article ID:927839Last Review:March 15, 2007Revision:1.4IntroductionThis article describes how folders on a partition that is used to install Windows Vista may be moved or may be renamed to end with .OLD.MORE INFORMATIONWhen you install Windows Vista, and an earlier version of Windows is already installed on the same partition, folders that are already present may conflict with ... Read more..

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The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded to Windows Vista

The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded to Windows VistaView products that this article applies to.Article ID:929461Last Review:March 12, 2008Revision:5.1SYMPTOMSYou upgrade a computer to Windows Vista or install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or you install or uninstall applications that have a CD/DVD filter driver. When you restart the computer, the CD drive or DVD drive no longer works as expected.Back to the topCAUSEThis problem may occur if one ... Read more..

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How to disable the ADO.NET Entity Designer from the Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode) with Service Pack 1

How to disable the ADO.NET Entity Designer from the Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode) with Service Pack 1View products that this article applies to.Article ID:956252Last Review:August 11, 2008Revision:1.2INTRODUCTIONThe Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Designer is included in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Shell (isolated mode). However, when you run the Visual Studio Shell (isolated mode), the ADO.NET Entity Designer is not supported. This article describes how to disable the ADO.NET Entity Designer.MORE INFORMATIONWhen you browse to an ... Read more..

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