Fsutil resource setautoreset true Windows system folder

Error message when you try to perform a backup on a Windows Vista-based computer: "0x80071A91" You cannot change the settings for a file backup operation or use Windows Task Scheduler to change the defrag schedule in Windows Vista Error message when you use the Windows Update or Microsoft Update Web site to install updates: "0x8007000B"…


Reset Windows Update

How do I reset the Windows Update settings? This Fix it solution and article document resetting the Windows Update settings.


Reset TCP/IP

How to reset Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) One of the components of the Internet connection on your computer is a built-in set of instructions called TCP/IP. TCP/IP can sometimes become damaged or corrupted. If you cannot connect to the Internet and you have tried all other methods to resolve the problem, TCP/IP might be causing it….


Set LMCompatiblityLevel to 1

Problem description When you access a network-attached storage device after you upgrade to Windows Server 2008, to Windows Vista, to Windows Server 2003, or to Windows XP, you may experience authentication issues. You receive an error message that states that access is denied or that the operating system cannot log on the user. This issue…


Use WinINet Copy

Problems occur when you try to open an Office document from a Web site hyperlink in a 2007 Office application on a Windows Vista-based client computer On a Windows Vista-based client computer, you try to open a Microsoft Office document from a Web site hyperlink in a 2007 Microsoft Office application. When you do this,…


Restore Taskbar to default position

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/253679 How to move the Windows Taskbar from its default position or reset it to its default position Solution Information This Fix it Solution automates restoring the taskbar to the default position.


Printer redirection for RDP client side

Printers That Use Ports That Do Not Begin With COM, LPT, or USB Are Not Redirected in a Remote Desktop or Terminal Services Session Problem description When you use Remote Desktop Connection or the Terminal Services Client version 4.0, 5.0 or 6.0 to connect to another Windows-based computer from a computer, your local printers may…


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…


Reset Windows Search to Defaults

Reset Windows Search to Defaults Problem description When searching in Windows Vista you may get a message: Search Failed to Initialize. Solution Information This Fix it Solution automates the steps described in the following MVP blog post: http://www.winvistaclub.com/t24.html Only runs on Vista Stops the Windows Search Service Configures the service to start= auto Sets HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows…


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…