You cannot print or print preview Web pages in Internet Explorer on Windows Vista or on Windows 7

KB Article: INTRODUCTION When you try to print a Web page in Internet Explorer 7 or in Internet Explorer 8 on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows 7, the Print dialog box disappears, and nothing is printed. Additionally, if you print preview a Web page, the Print Preview page may be…

Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers

Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers Problem description Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address when connected to a router or other device that is configured as a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server is configured on the network and the router or the other…


Microsoft Product Support Reports

Introducing the newest member of the Microsoft Fix it family, Microsoft Product Support Reports (MPSReports). MPSReports collects general system configuration information for IT and Support Professionals to use in troubleshooting support issues with Microsoft Windows, Exchange, and SQL Server.   How to download MPSReports To use MPSReports, first verify your environment and determine whether you…


Microsoft Fix it Solution to Enable Content Indexer to use IPropertySetStorage is Live!

 In Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, the Content Indexer service cannot index the custom properties of a document We just released another Fix it Knowledge Base (KB) article. This Fix it addresses the following scenario: In Windows XP or in any pre-Windows XP operating system when you have a document that contains custom properties….


Microsoft Fix it Gadget and Solutions Website is Now Available!

The Microsoft Fix it team has just released two new tools to help partners and customers find Microsoft Fix it information and track solutions.  The first tool is a Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget that displays download stats and related solution assets for Fix it solutions such as Knowledge Base articles or Windows Error Reporting responses…


Microsoft Fix it Solution for Enabling User Account Control is Live!

 How do I enable User Account Control in Windows Vista  Turn on User Account Control (UAC) if you’re using an older version of Windows Vista with Live Mesh Technical details about this Microsoft Fix it solution Name: Enable UAC Version 1.0.0 – Automates steps in KB969417 and Live Mesh Help Only runs on Windows Vista…


Delete Media Center Database

  Delete the Media Center database and let it rebuild Technical details about this Microsoft Fix it solutionName: Delete Media Center Database (Windows Vista)Version 1.0.0 – Automates steps in KB947464. Blocks on any operating system except Windows Vista Checks if Media Center is installed Deletes the Media Center database


Reset Security Settings Back to Windows Defaults

 Reset Windows security settings back to defaults  Solve Internet Explorer 8 installation problems  Solve Internet Explorer 7 installation problems Having a problem running this Fix it solution? Error message: A Script Required For This Install To Complete Could Not Be Run Error message: Unexpected error installing this package. The error code is 2738. Technical details…


Enable Hibernate and Hybrid Sleep Feature Fix it Live!

I used the Disk Cleanup Tool in Windows Vista, and now the hybrid sleep feature and the hibernation feature are unavailable How do I enable hibernation on my Windows Vista-based computer? We just released an improved Fix it solution. This Fix it replaces the Enable Hibernate and Hybrid Sleep Feature and runs "powercfg -h on”…