[Step by Step] How to adjust the resolution of virtual machine in Windows XP Mode?

1. Shut down the virtual machine in Windows Virtual PC, so to exit the Windows XP Mode. 2. Open a command prompt window with elevated privilege. 3. Run the following command  cd /d “%localappdata%MicrosoftWindows Virtual PCVirtual Machines” REM make a copy of the configuration files copy “Windows XP Mode.vmc” “Windows XP Mode.vmc.backup”notepad “Windows XP Mode.vmc” 4….


Error on upgrading Virtual PC Integration Components

Symptom: Sometimes you may be unable to upgrade Virtual PC Integration Components  with error “Setup Interrupted”. Resolution: In most of cases, the Kernel mode driver framework files wdf01000.sys and wdfldr.sys may be the cause of this issue from the following workaround: 1. Unistall Virtual PC Components 2. Remove the device that is unrecogonized from the device manager 3….


Yi Ruan Bluetooth driver update broke your bluetooth? Roll back it!

Recently, some customers reported that after they ran Windows Update and installed Yi Ruan Bluetooth driver, the bluetooth devices like mouse or keyboard was not working any more. Resolution: Follow the steps to roll back to the old driver, : You must be logged on as an administrator to perform these steps. Open Device Manager…


Windows 7 SP1 installation failed with error 0x800f0a12

You might encounter an issue during the installation of SP1 for Win7/R2 where the installer exits with: 0x800f0a12. Usually it means the installer can’t access the system partition of your computer’s hard disk to update files. This is due to the automount policy for your machine being set to disable. To resolve this, use the following…


Error message “Display driver stopped responding and has recovered.”

Symptom: Some people reported got an error message when he using his computer: Display driver stopped responding and has recovered. Sometimes, when this error message comes out, the computer will get hang for some minutes and then BSOD or reboots.Resolution: It appears to be a graphic card driver issue, anyway. Vista and Win7 use a…


Sleep issues after Windows 7 SP1 installation

Some customers reported the issues of power management. Symptom: Prior to the SP1 installation the system properly went into sleep mode and properly woke up. But, after installing Windows 7 SP1 you may be not able to properly put the system into sleep mode. You have to press the power button to force the system restart, and it will show an error…


Changes in MDAC ADODB COM components in Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Symptom: ========= On a computer with Windows 7 SP1 installed, you develop and build your application that is using ADO for database access, you find the application doesn’t run on the Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 without SP1. But it runs well on Windows 7 with SP1. Cause: ========= There is a by design…


How to recover from the no-boot situation caused by the failed installation of Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

To recover the no-boot situation, you need to do system restore or revert to Windows 7 RTM: 1. Apply System Restore from the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) At boot-up, Hit F8 –> Repair –> System Recovery Options Window –> System Restore 2. If the system restore failed, you can use the following command to revert…


0xC000009A error on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 installation

Symptom: ======== When you are installing Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, the system is required to reboot. During the rebooting and applyting the updates (Applying update operation xxxxxx of xxxxxx), you may encounter the 0xC000009A error and hang. So you can not log into  the WIndows any more. A typical error is like below:…