November 2008 - Posts
On a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer, you perform a Digital Rights Management (DRM) test. If you select the Balanced power option when you configure the test, you can pass the test as expected. However, if you select the Power saver power option, you receive a message that resembles the following message:
In this case, you can pass the test only after you connect some audio device to the line in port or to the line out port.
When you run the chkdsk /r command or the chkdsk /f command to check a hard disk that is larger than 2 terabytes on a Windows Vista-based computer, the command takes a long time to run.
This problem occurs if the disk is an Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) hard disk or Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) hard disk.
As part of an ongoing commitment to provide detection tools and deployment recommendations for security updates, Microsoft is delivering this detection and deployment guidance for all updates that are released during a Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) release cycle.
This guidance contains recommendations that are based on the kinds of scenarios that may exist in various Microsoft operating system environments. This guidance includes how to use tools such as the following tools:
- Windows Update
- Microsoft Update
- Office Update
- The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)
- Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
- Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
- Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
- The Extended Security Update Inventory Tool
Article Summary: This article is intended to walk users creating a password reset disk in Windows Vista.