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App-V 4.6 Beta and x64

The MDOP team just released the beta version of Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6. We know that many of you are looking at application virtualization in both the context of your existing environment and also as part of your migration planning for Windows 7. Besides some enhancements to the sequencer to simplify the workflow for creating virtual applications, the team has added the ability to sequence 64-bit applications.

http://blogs.technet.com/mdop/archive/2009/07/30/app-v-4-6-public-beta-now-available-for-download.aspx

Windows 7 Has Been Released to Manufacturing

The Windows 7 team is proud to share with you that a short while ago we have started to release Windows 7 to PC OEM and manufacturing partners. This means our next major milestone will be the availability of PCs loaded with Windows 7 and store shelves stocked with Windows 7 on October 22, 2009.

http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2009/07/22/windows-7-has-been-released-to-manufacturing.aspx

Accelerate Your Migration to the Latest Microsoft Products and Infrastructure

Download the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 4.0 Beta and get an integrated tool for conducting network-wide readiness assessments for migration to Microsoft technologies. The MAP toolkit provides adaptable guidance and proposals to help simplify the planning and deployment of your IT projects for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V and more.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/solutionaccelerators/dd537566.aspx?SA_CE=NOT-MAPBETA-NWSLR-TNETUK-20090624

Other

Windows Virtualization Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization

The World Simplified is a Virtual World

http://blogs.technet.com/virtualworld

The App-V Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/softgrid

The Official MDOP Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/mdop

Ask the Directory Services Team

http://blogs.technet.com/askds

Ask the Performance Team

http://blogs.technet.com/askperf

Microsoft Enterprise Networking Team

http://blogs.technet.com/networking

Ask the Core Team

http://blogs.technet.com/askcore

Ntdebugging Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/ntdebugging

Terminal Server Team Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/ts

The Hot Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/hot

Downloads

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats

Open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations in the file formats new to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=941b3470-3ae9-4aee-8f43-c6bb74cd1466

Windows Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP

Internet Explorer 8. Faster, Easier, More Private, and More Secure.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=341c2ad5-8c3d-4347-8c03-08cdecd8852b

Update for Windows XP (KB932823)

Install this update to resolve an issue in which a user is unable to use Windows Internet Explorer 7 to download files on a computer that is running Windows XP with IME enabled.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=28e2fdb2-1aa5-4c84-8255-b3142ca2fe85

DirectX End-User Runtime

The Microsoft DirectX® End-User Runtime provides updates to 9.0c and previous versions of DirectX — the core Windows® technology that drives high-speed multimedia and games on the PC.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=2da43d38-db71-4c1b-bc6a-9b6652cd92a3

.NET Framework Version 2.0 Redistributable Package (x86)

The Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 (x86) redistributable package installs the .NET Framework runtime and associated files required to run applications developed to target the .NET Framework v2.0.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=0856eacb-4362-4b0d-8edd-aab15c5e04f5

Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP

Download the latest version of the world's most popular Web browser.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=9ae91ebe-3385-447c-8a30-081805b2f90b

Windows® Defender

Windows Defender is a free program that helps you stay productive by protecting your computer against pop-ups, slow performance and security threats caused by spyware and other potentially unwanted software. Windows Defender no longer supports Windows 2000 as mainstream support ended in June 2005.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=435bfce7-da2b-4a6a-afa4-f7f14e605a0d

Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=ad724ae0-e72d-4f54-9ab3-75b8eb148356

Windows Search 4.0 for Windows XP (KB940157)

Windows Search 4.0 is an updated component of Windows that enables instant search on your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=55c18cb3-c916-4298-aba3-5b98904f7cda

.NET Framework 3.5

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 contains many new features building incrementally upon .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0, and includes .NET Framework 2.0 service pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.0 service pack 1.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=333325fd-ae52-4e35-b531-508d977d32a6

The 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 (SP2)

Service Pack 2 provides the latest updates to the 2007 Microsoft Office suite.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=b444bf18-79ea-46c6-8a81-9db49b4ab6e5

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Beta

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor scans your PC to see if it's ready for Windows 7, and tells you about any known compatibility issues.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=1b544e90-7659-4bd9-9e51-2497c146af15

.NET Framework 3.5 Service pack 1

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 is a full cumulative update that contains many new features building incrementally upon .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, and includes cumulative servicing updates to the .NET Framework 2.0 and .NET Framework 3.0 subcomponents.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=ab99342f-5d1a-413d-8319-81da479ab0d7

Windows Media® Components for QuickTime

With Windows Media® Components for QuickTime, by Flip4Mac™, you can play Windows Media files (.wma and .wmv) directly in QuickTime Player and view Windows Media content on the Internet using a Web browser.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=915d874d-d747-4180-a400-5f06b1b5e559

Windows XP Service Pack 3 Network Installation Package for IT Professionals and Developers

This installation package is intended for IT professionals and developers downloading and installing on multiple computers on a network. If you're updating just one computer, please visit Windows Update at http://update.microsoft.com .

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=5b33b5a8-5e76-401f-be08-1e1555d4f3d4

Windows Installer 3.1 Redistributable

The Microsoft® Windows® Installer is an application installation and configuration service. WindowsInstaller-KB893803-x86.exe is the redistributable package for installing or upgrading Windows Installer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=889482fc-5f56-4a38-b838-de776fd4138c

2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS

This download allows you to export and save to the PDF and XPS formats in eight 2007 Microsoft Office programs. It also allows you to send as e-mail attachment in the PDF and XPS formats in a subset of these programs.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=4d951911-3e7e-4ae6-b059-a2e79ed87041

GDI + Security Update

This update addresses a security issue in JPEG processing technology.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=39847b71-fd47-41c7-9fa4-06c930c488a5

.NET Framework Version 1.1 Redistributable Package

The .NET Framework version 1.1 redistributable package includes everything you need to run applications developed using the .NET Framework.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=262d25e3-f589-4842-8157-034d1e7cf3a3

Windows Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

Internet Explorer 8. Faster, Easier, More Private, and More Secure.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=79154fb4-c610-4a1e-811d-dfe0f1dd84d1

Events/Webcasts

Live Webcasts:
Full list can be found at: http://www.microsoft.com/events/default.mspx
Interactive Webcast Calendar
The interactive calendar will help you quickly find live webcasts that fit your schedule as well as on-demand webcasts to view at your convenience. You can choose your time zone and filter this list by audience, webcast series, product or topic, and presenter.
http://www.microsoft.com/events/webcasts/calendar/monthview.aspx

Monthly Archived Webcasts:
http://www.microsoft.com/events/webcasts/library/default.mspx

Windows 7: Build Innovative Applications Using Familiar Tools

Webcasts, Videos, and Podcasts

Test drive Windows Embedded Standard 2009 and learn how to build a next-generation user interface. Also, see how you can create custom shell and driver components as well as applications from end to end.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/msdnwindows7.aspx

TechNet Webcast: Using Windows PowerShell with Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager (Level 300)

Windows PowerShell is likely to become the automation tool of choice. In this webcast, we provide examples of Windows PowerShell being used to perform common administration tasks in Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager. We compare the two automation methods in detail, and we discuss some online community-focused PowerShell resources such as http://powershellcommunity.org. Presenters: Marco Shaw, Microsoft MVP, Independent; Darin Pendergraft, PowerGUI Product Manager, Quest Software; and Peter Zerger, Consulting Partner, AKOS Technology Services, Inc. Marco Shaw has been working in the IT industry for more than 10 years. Marco runs the Virtual PowerShell User Group, and he is one of the community directors of the PowerShell Community site at http://powershellcommunity.org. Marco recently received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for the second year in a row for his contributions to the Windows PowerShell community. Darin Pendergraft is the product manager for PowerGUI, and he has been at Quest Software for more than 10 years. Darin is responsible for product strategy and direction, and he works closely with both development and marketing resources to make sure PowerGUI is a success. While at Quest, Darin has also worked in technical support and marketing. Pete Zerger is a consultant, speaker, and author who focuses on operations management, virtualization, and directory services. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager and founder of http://www.systemcenterforum.org, a popular community site covering the Microsoft System Center Suite. View other sessions from Windows Server 2008: Web, Virtualization, Security, and a Solid Foundation If you have questions or feedback, contact us. ...

9/10/2009 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 9/10/2009 11:30 AM | Duration:90 Minutes

Primary Language: English

Primary Target Audience: IT Generalist

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http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032409528&culture=en-US

Hosted Services Overview

Want to learn more about hosted services with Microsoft? Register for this informational webinar to learn about opportunities for partners to create a recurring revenue stream. This Live Meeting session will cover the Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA), reselling a Private Label solution and Microsoft’s Online Services.Who Should Register?Partners NOT enrolled in SPLA.For Audio:Bridge: 1.866.500.6738Passcode: 9889742 ...

9/15/2009 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 9/15/2009 12:00 PM | Duration:60 Minutes

Primary Language: English

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http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032418817&culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Migration Planning Tools for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V (Level 200)

Windows Server 2008 R2 will be available soon. Are your data center servers ready for migration to this new operating system? Which of your existing servers are good candidates for Hyper-V virtualization? Attend this webcast to see how the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit and Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides can help you accelerate your migration planning for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. Presenter: Baldwin Ng, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation View other sessions from Windows Server 2008: Web, Virtualization, Security, and a Solid Foundation for Your Business Workloads If you have questions or feedback, contact us. ...

9/24/2009 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 9/24/2009 12:00 PM | Duration:60 Minutes

Primary Language: English

Primary Target Audience: IT Generalist

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http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032423710&culture=en-US

Momentum Webcast: Optimize Your Desktop Infrastructure with Windows 7 and MDOP (Level 100)

Organizations are focused on running lower-cost, more secure IT environments so workers can complete their work quickly and with greater flexibility. Workers want a dynamic work environment while IT departments want greater control and manageability. It's a predicament that many customers face, and it is why Microsoft created the Windows Optimized Desktop, consisting of Windows 7 and the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Package (MDOP). In this webcast, we cover the issues faced by organizations with a traditional desktop infrastructure and how virtualization can help you decouple the various layers of an IT infrastructure and let the layers to work independently as needed. Join us to learn how the Windows Optimized Desktop provides access to information from anywhere, enhancing security and PC management. Presenters: Todd Wanke, Server SSP, Microsoft Corporation and Chris Ertz, Mid-Market Solutions Advisor, Microsoft Corporation View other sessions from Momentum: Drive Your Midsize Business Forward If you have questions or feedback, contact us In addition to Momentum webcasts, Microsoft offers a complimentary e-newsletter with real-world examples of how to align IT with your business strategy. You get tips and techniques on using Microsoft technologies and straight talk about solutions that work for mid-sized businesses. If you would like to receive the Business Insights newsletter, click here. Regardless of any contact preferences you might have previously made on this Microsoft site or on other Microsoft sites or services, by registering for this webcast or virtual lab, you consent and agree to allow Microsoft or one of its third-party agents to contact you no more than three (3) instances for the purpose of soliciting feedback on the webcast or virtual lab or to supply you with special discounts and offers related to products and services presented in the webcast or virtual lab. Any other use of the personal information in your Microsoft Passport profile is subject to the Microsoft Privacy Statement. You can learn more about the privacy and security of Microsoft Passport Network at www.Passport.net ...

9/24/2009 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 9/24/2009 12:00 PM | Duration:60 Minutes

Primary Language: English

Primary Target Audience: Tech Influencing BDM

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http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032423943&culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Thrive Live! Migrating Windows XP to Windows 7 Using Windows Easy Transfer and USMT (Level 200)

You have been tasked with upgrading your desktops from Windows XP to Windows 7, and you know there is not a direct upgrade path. So, how are you going to do it? In this webcast, we give you the answers and tools that can make your migration from Windows XP to Windows 7 rather straightforward using a WORKGROUP. We also discuss stand-alone migrations using standard methodologies and the tools that are needed. Learn how the User State Migration Tool (USMT) in the Automated Installation Toolkit (AIK) has everything you need to get the migration going and smoothly deploy Windows 7. Presenter: Blain Barton, Senior IT Professional Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation In his 17 years at Microsoft, Blain Barton has organized and delivered a wide array of educational programs. He has presented at more than 800 live events and received six top presenter awards in the last several years. Blain has also worked on worldwide original equipment manufacturer (OEM) system engineering and headed up the Microsoft Visual Basic support team. In presentations, Blain is known for getting his audiences personally involved in every demo. He plays the drums in his free time, and he taught professional-level snow skiing in Washington State before moving to Florida, where he currently resides. View other sessions from Windows 7: Increase Productivity, Improve Security, and Streamline PC Management If you have questions or feedback, contact us. ...

9/25/2009 9:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 9/25/2009 10:00 AM | Duration:60 Minutes

Primary Language: English

Primary Target Audience: IT Generalist

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Windows FireStarter - Live Meeting

Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 introduce fantastic new technologies to streamline your business, enhance security and save you money. Today’s Windows Firestarter event will introduce you to these features and then dive deep into how they work. See how DirectAccess provides the remote user with virtually the same experience they would have if they were in the office. Learn how Group Policy and PowerShell can simplify the administration of your network, regardless of how large or small it is. Experience a simpler yet more rich Web surfing experience with new Internet Explorer 8 features. See new BitLocker, AppLocker and User Account Control Features that are designed to protect your data no matter where it is. We will also dive into how easy it is to deploy Windows 7 the way you want it deployed – your image, your way – even if you are migrating from Windows XP. Join us for this demo heavy session on all of this and more at Windows Firestarter! Here's the agenda: Time Session Speaker 8:00 am - 9:30 am Introducing Window 7 - What's New Stephen Rose 9:30 am -9:45 am Break 9:45 am - 11:00 am Windows 7 - Diving Deeper - Deployment and Remote Access Features Joe Davies 11:00 am - 11:15 am Break 11:15 am -12:30 pm IE8 - Browse the Web in Style! David Tesar 12:30 pm -1:30 pm Lunch 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Migrating Windows XP to Windows 7: Get it done Jeremy Chapman 3:15 pm -3:30 pm Break 3:30 pm -5 :00 pm Windows 2008 R2 - Diving In! Chris Avis We are sorry you can’t make this event in-person, if you change your mind please register for the event here. To participate in this event via Live Meeting, here’s what you’ll need to do: When: Friday, September 18, 2009 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) The Live Meeting Space won’t be active until 7:45 AM on September 18. Computer Audio To use computer audio, you need speakers or a headset. Questions can be asked via the Q&A panel in Live Meeting. Telephone conferencing Will be available upon request. First Time Users: To save time before the meeting, check your system to make sure it is ready to use Microsoft Office Live Meeting. Recording: This meeting is being recorded and will be made available for download after the event has ended. You will need your Live Meeting credentials to download these recordings. If you still cannot enter the meeting, contact support ...

9/18/2009 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 9/18/2009 1:00 PM | Duration:300 Minutes

Primary Language: English

Primary Target Audience: IT Generalist

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New KB's

Windows Client

Win Vista Enterprise 64bit AL: You cannot use the "runas" command to print from different user accounts in a single session from a 32-bit program on a computer that is running 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972616/EN-US

Win Vista Enterprise 64bit AL: The "Diagnostic connection Problem" program does not run correctly when you use a 32-bit version of Internet Explorer in a 64-bit version of Windows Vista, and there is no Internet connection

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974104/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: The print output shows black rectangles if you print a document that contains some images on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971248/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: Error message when you hot-plug a display to the secondary display port on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008: ""Stop 0x00000116"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971572/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: The "Found New Hardware" wizard unexpectedly appears when you start a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972459/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: A blank screen appears when you restart a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 after you reinstall the driver for a graphics device

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972903/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: A black screen is displayed and then the system stops responding when you log on to a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972904/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: An option in the Web Restrictions settings is localized incorrectly in the Simplified Chinese version of Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973020/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: An application that uses the WMV codec cannot play back content that is encoded in the MBR format

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973442/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: Performance is significantly reduced when you copy or write small files from a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 into a shared folder that is hosted on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973554/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: No sound from a multimedia device that is connected over an HDMI connection to a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973590/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: An IP address-changing operation stops responding on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 until you restart the computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974374/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 64bit AL: A hotfix is available that addresses a slight delay that occurs when a 32-bit application closes a FAT or FAT32 volume on a computer that is running a 64-bit version of Windows Vista or on Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972839/EN-US

Win Vista Home Prem 64bit AL: You receive a "Stop 0x0000003E" error message when you try to install Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 on a computer that has certain multiple processors

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973879/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Internet Explorer 8 stops responding when you use the IME Pad to enter East Asian characters in an Internet Explorer 8 window in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970436/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Windows inbox games crash when you switch from one video card to another on a computer that is running Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970790/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: An application that subscribes to ISensLogon interface events stops receiving logon or logoff event notifications after you log off Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970916/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: The Folder Options preference in Group Policy Preferences is reapplied on a Windows Vista or on a Windows Server 2008-based client computer, even when you select the “Apply once and do not reapply” option

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970974/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: An ink-enabled application hangs when you try to add input to the application by using a tablet pen on a Windows Vista Tablet PC-based computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971252/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: The "<Papersize> not loaded in any tray" message is displayed in the print queue when you try to print a document in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971319/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: You experience multiple first chance exception errors when you use the Application Verifier runtime verification tool to test a GDI+ program in Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971389/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 crashes in a Citrix session on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971589/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Applications that reply on the RPC service are blocked in Windows Vista SP1 or Windows Server 2008 when you block Windows Firewall incoming connections and enable remote management

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971800/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Windows Search does not return files or folders that are under DFS-linked folders on a Windows Vista SP2 or on a Windows Server 2008 SP2-based computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972841/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: You cannot open Volume Mixer when you use a tablet pen on a Windows Vista Tablet PC

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973021/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Stop error after you upgrade from Windows Vista Service Pack 1 to Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: "Stop 0x000000FE BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973208/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: In an application that implements the Windows Imaging Component, some scaled reads of the cropped portion of an image may not read the correct rectangle in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973473/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Downloaded files do not inherit the permissions from the parent folder when you use the Ftp.exe program to download files in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973510/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Group Policy Preferences stops responding when you try to configure the printer item for printers that use third-party drivers on a Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008-based computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973772/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Continual reboot after attempting to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974078/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: Reliability Monitor Does Not Refresh

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974805/EN-US

Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: A local group cannot be found if it is nested inside another group on a Windows Server-based or Windows-based client

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974815/EN-US

Windows Pro 2000 EN: Some Windows Media related products or components will not be supported after Windows 2000 enters the CSA stage

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974316/EN-US

Windows XP Professional EN: You cannot install a Windows Installer package under the Local System context on a Windows XP-based computer that has update KB956572 installed

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971913/EN-US

Windows XP Professional EN: Slow performance when you try to open a redirected drive on a remote computer through a Terminal Services session

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972435/EN-US

Windows XP Professional EN: The previous revision information is overwritten when you drag-and-drop a new version of a file to the document library on a SharePoint Portal Server in Windows XP

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973296/EN-US

Windows XP Professional EN: After you use a smart card to log on to a computer that is running Windows XP, Digest authentication fails

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973624/EN-US

Windows XP Professional EN: Errors Communicating with USB Printers due to USB Selective Suspend

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974330/EN-US

Windows Server

Win Svr Datacntr 2003 64 Itaniun: A .NET Framework application crashes in the CLR version 4 on a computer that is running an Itanium-based version of Windows Server 2003 SP2 or of Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973476/EN-US

Win Svr Std 2003 R2 EN: Roaming user profiles and FSRM File Screening

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973835/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Dtcntr wo HV AL: Microsoft Security Advisory: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) could allow remote code execution

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973882/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: An update is available that enables the Terminal Services license servers that are running Windows Server 2008 to be able to use the CALs for the Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968074/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: You cannot restore mirroring for the boot partition on some GPT disks in Windows Server 2008 if you follow the instructions in Knowledge Base article 951985

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970686/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: The Windows Server 2008 system stops responding (hangs) when an application or a driver triggers an NMI to generate a memory dump file forcibly

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971877/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: Backups fail and Event ID 12293 is logged on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972135/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: An "Access Denied" error message is returned when you edit an access control on a network-mapped drive on a Windows Server 2008-based computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972299/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: Error message on a computer that is running Windows Vista or on Windows Server 2008 that has the IPMI driver installed: "Stop 0x00000019"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973026/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: Duplicate computer names are generated when you configure an Unattend.xml file to generate random names for many computers on a network

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973033/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: The "Modified time" file attribute of a registry hive file is updated when you load and then unload the registry hive files without making any changes to the files on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973148/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: A disabled Hyper-V virtual network adapter is re-enabled after you install Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973802/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: The DFSR Diagnostics Report shows "sharing violations" events in Windows Server even though the files have already been replicated

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973836/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: Some performance counters display incorrect data for storage devices larger than 2TB on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that uses MPIO and Microsoft DSM

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973837/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: Hyper-V integration components may not be installed on a Windows Vista Service Pack 2 virtual machine

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974503/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: Event log message indicates that the Windows Installer reconfigured all installed applications

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974524/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Some performance counters display incorrect data for storage devices larger than 2TB on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer that uses MPIO and Microsoft DSM

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970733/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: A Hyper-V differencing disk that you create in Windows Server 2008 R2 cannot be used in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971677/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: The virtual machines on a Hyper-V server are not reported to the Connection Broker after you update a Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system that has the Hyper-V server role installed

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974437/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: A connection with the specified AD RMS cluster could not be established after upgrading from Windows Server 2003 x64 with IIS to Windows Server 2008 x64

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974721/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Message "Subsystem needed to support the image type is not present" error when installing or running applications on Windows Server 2008 R2 Core

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974727/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Files are replicated with DFSR between servers even though file contents are unchanged

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974774/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Microsoft-Windows-RPC-Events Event 11 when running Server Manager

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974814/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Itanium AL: The validation process may fail when you add a node to an existing Windows Server 2008 IA-64 failover cluster

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973833/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: A non-administrator user cannot log on to a domain from a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 if you set the locale information for the user by using a Group Policy preference setting

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951430/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: A Kerberos authentication fails together with the error code 0X80090302 or 0x8009030f on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista when the AES algorithm is used

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969083/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: Some settings in Group Policy Preferences for Internet Explorer 7 do not deploy correctly to computers that are running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970840/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: The "Win32_share" WMI class cannot enumerate file shares or create file shares on a node in a Windows Server 2008 failover cluster

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971403/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: Error message when you use Event Viewer to open an event log on a Windows Vista or a Windows Server 2008-based computer: "Event Viewer cannot open the event log or custom view"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972999/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: Remote path variables are modified incorrectly in the File Server Resource Manager if the File Server Resource Manager is used in an environment that has a Windows Server 2008 cluster

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973279/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: One or several controls in the DCOM Config utility are disabled on a computer that is running a Russian edition of Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973648/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: The security configuration information, such as the ACL, is not copied if a backup operator uses the Robocopy.exe utility together with the /B option to copy a file on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973776/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: The Reg.exe utility does not compress a registry key when the utility saves a registry key to a hive file on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973817/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: Description of scripts to use to simplify user account mapping between a UNIX client and a Windows-based server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973840/EN-US

Windows Svr 2008 Std R2 AL: Error message when you upgrade Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2: "These Windows features might not work properly after the upgrade"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/962216/EN-US

Windows Svr Ent 2003 EN: A hotfix is available that addresses unresponsiveness when a file system minifilter driver is running on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973495/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: Windows Deployment Services fails to start in a disjoint namespace on a server that is running Windows Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957918/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: A Windows Server 2003 SP2-based DNS server does not route a name resolution request to the expected DNS server through the stub zone

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970176/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: A computer that is running Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) crashes when a third-party filter driver returns the "STATUS_PENDING" value in response to an IRP

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970706/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: Stop error code on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2: "0x00000050"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971251/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: Error message when an application tries to write data to a shared file if another application has read-only access to the same file on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003: "Delayed Write Failed"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971295/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: Data loss occurs when the Winsock "recv" function returns 0 bytes if both the client-side and the server-side applications run on the same computer that is running Windows Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971383/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: The applications that use the Java virtual machine do not start on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 after you install security update MS09-012 (Microsoft Knowledge Base article 956572)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971812/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: Stop error code occurs on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2: "0x00000050 PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973092/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: The Ntbackup.exe program crashes when the Ntbackup.exe program exits on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973125/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: A multiprocessor computer that is running Windows Server 2003 SP2 stops responding under a heavy load if you change a Windows Firewall setting

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973295/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: An application calling the IDirectorySearch::GetNextRow method stops responding after the application runs for a long time on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973480/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 EN: Stop error when a surprise removal of a USB host controller occurs on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003: "Stop 0x00000050"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973618/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 X64 EN: You receive a Segmentation fault error when you run commands in the tcsh shell if the shell has lots of environment variables on a computer that is running an x64-based version of Windows Server 2003 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971518/EN-US

Windows Svr Std 2003 X64 EN: 32-bit applications do not use the Domain Name System (DNS) cache on a computer that is running an x64-based version of Windows Server 2003 or of Windows XP

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973839/EN-US