New KB articles for 1/20 – 1/26

Here are the new KB articles that are specific to our team.  I would like to try to share these as they accumulate.  Thanks.




You cannot access the contents of a virtual CD-ROM drive in a Windows Vista virtual machine in VMware Workstation 5.0


Error message when you run the “sysprep /generalize” command on a Windows Vista-based computer: “A fatal error occurred while running sysprep”


Error message when you try to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1: “Installation was not successful” or “An internal error occurred while installing the service pack”


You cannot upgrade a Windows XP-based computer to Windows Vista when you put the “Documents and Settings” folder on a partition that differs from the system partition


The recovery password for Windows BitLocker is not FIPS-compliant in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008


After you start an attended installation of Windows Server 2008, Setup does not correctly create an MSR partition


Error message when you perform an unattended installation of Windows Server 2008: “Windows could not parse or process unattend answer file [drive:WindowsPantherunattend.xml] for pass [oobeSystem]”


Volumes that are encrypted by BitLocker are not supported in a clustered environment in Windows Server 2008


Stop error message on a Windows Server 2003-based computer that has Symantec AntiVirus software installed: “Stop 0x0000007f”


An update is available that lets the Chkdsk.exe tool compact the NTFS security descriptor stream in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2