Server Manager can’t handle expectedly during install WDS role

In windows 2008 R2 SP1 RC, during install the WDS role, if you uncheck “Transport server” role service ,and then go ahead follow system’s request to remove dependent role services, the server manager MMC will crashed.(This works fine in windows 2008 R2)We can easily reproduce this issue:1.    Open server manger console2.    Click “Roles”->”Add Roles”, click…


Event Log Service | Security | Maximum Log Size (KB) forces a minimum size of 20480 KB.

Group Policy – Event Log Service | Security | Maximum Log Size (KB) forces a minimum size of 20480 KB.Explain text lists minimum as 1024 KB as following text:“If you enable this policy setting, you can configure the maximum log file size to be between 1 megabyte (1024 kilobytes) and 2 terabytes (2147483647 kilobytes) in…


SecPol can’t detect the audit policy’s change that modified through auditpol command

Auditpol command and secpol UI display inconsistent auditing policy result. If you modify some audit policy through auditpol command, the secpol can’t detect this change. (Win2008 R2 SP1 RC still have this issue)Repro Steps:1.    in order to describe this issue more exactly, we use one of the audit policy(“logon/logoff”) as an example.2.    First ,type “auditpol…


Windows 7 Folder Redirection rename the Home folder in "My Documents"

When you redirect the Documents folder on a Windows 7-based computer to a network share, the folder name unexpectedly changes back to Documents. But we expect the folder name to be the user name.Here are reproduce steps:Server : Windows 2008 R2 STD (US)Station : Windows Seven (Fr)1.    We defined a hidden share as the home…


User profile cannot be loaded with event ID 1509, 1504

This is a user profile issue. Some clients log on with temporary profile with error “User Profile Service failed the logon.  User profile cannot be loaded”. Event id 1509 can be found in the application event log. The detail of the event id 1509 is something like below: EventID 1509:Windows cannot copy file \serverstuprofiles$mandatoryusstudent.V2AppDataLocalMicrosoftWindowsTemporary Internet…


Print Management Console on remote machine shows no printers

We found another printing issue from the forum. See details below: You have a Windows Server 2008 R2 as printer server. You use Windows 7 as a client to remote manage the printers. You opened Printer Management Snap-in and added the printer server. But you found the printers are not showing up, drivers, forms and…


Printer access problems after KB2347290 installed

Here is a hot issue between one hotfix and web application.If you have a web application running on windows 2003 and windows 2008. and using AMYUNI PDF Converter (or other same kind)to convert documents to PDF. This has no any problem at all. After you installed KB2347290 you will unable to use that printing software….


Media Player 12 auto-play behavior when inserting audio CD

These days, we find a interesting problem from the technet forum.You are using Windows Media player 12 to play a video, then insert an audio CD, WMP will stop the video and begin playing the CD. Obviously it’s annoying. Even tried changing the AutoPlay settings to “Take no action” under Control Panel to prevent audio…


Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor tool failed to run with error message “Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor was unable to reach the Microsoft server for compatibility information. Check your internet connection and try again later.”

This is an upgrade issue we want to share with you.When you run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor tool on a system that must use a proxy in order to access the internet you receive the error:”Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor was unable to reach the Microsoft server for compatibility information.  Check your internet connection and…