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Apr 21, 2008
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Error Code 0x80070002 During Windows Vista SP1 Setup Install

During installation of Windows Vista SP1 to upgrade the RTM version, the setup may fail, especially during the ending stage of the update with the following error message, without regard to whether the upgrade is done via Windows Update or standalone setup installer for Windows Vista SP1, even though you have try to disable all unnecessary services as suggestion for another error.

Error code: 0x80070002. See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=101139 for details.
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Apr 21, 2008
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Windows Server 2008 or Vista Activation Fails When Configure Third Party Firewall to Use HTTPS Authentication to Access Internet

Windows Product Activation (WPA) process fails when users attempt to activate Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista when the network configuration has a non-Microsoft firewall that is set to use HTTPS authentication to enable access to the Internet.
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Apr 21, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows Vista Tablet PC Free Programs – Sticky Notes, Windows Journal and InkBall

Windows Vista has Tablet PC features support that similar to Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005. With Tablet PC Optional Components installed in Windows Vista, there is a few additional new enhancements to help you make the most of pen-based computing on your Tablet PC. However, these tools, utilities and games can also be used on desktop and notebook computer without doubt, and some people may find them more than useful.
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Apr 21, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

System Halt 0xc0000034 Error When Boot Up After Installing Windows Vista SP1

Another error or problem that may happens during installation of Windows Vista SP1 is system cannot boot up or startup with 0xc0000034 error code. The SP1 setup manages to pass through Stage 1 and Stage 2 successfully (total of 3 stages). However, after the second reboot, PC is not starting up. Computer hangs during the boot up process on a black screen with white text showing a running counter which counts from 1/73065 onwards, and showing all kind of system files and registry entries. It halts at certain point in time with error message similar to one of below.
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Apr 20, 2008
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Windows Vista Fails to Boot After Installing SP1 with ntoskrnl.exe 0xc0000098 Error

After installing Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) via Windows Update, where the progress status has already showed 100% completion status, and presumably should be a successful install, the system fails to boot up again with the one of the following error messages during the very initial stage of computer starts up.
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Apr 20, 2008
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How to Open Windows Vista Recovery Environment (RE) Console from Installation CD

Installation DVD of Windows Vista contains a new Windows Recovery Environment (aka Windows RE), which completely replaces the recovery console in Windows XP. Commonly known as Recovery Manager, Windows RE is a recovery platform based on Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE), and supersedes most functions or tasks from recovery console. Windows RE provides two main functionalities:

  1. Automatic diagnosis and repair of boot problems using a tool called Startup Repair.
  2. A centralized platform for advanced recovery tools such as command prompt and ability to restore to a System Restore points.

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Apr 19, 2008
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Use On-Screen Keyboard in Vista to Securely Enter Password

Security thread has been increasing violent and potent. Hackers are going all out to ‘steal’ sensitive and private information of Internet users with phishing websites. More aggressive and advanced hackers plant keylogger on users computer to log and track users’ keystrokes in order to capture the user name and password entered by users.
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Apr 19, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Anti-Virus with Anti-Spyware Feature Can Used to Replace Windows Defender in Vista

The latest trend of anti-virus security software is certainly integrated all-in-one. Now, most anti-virus not only provides virus protection feature, but also incorporated protection against other exploits or threats such as spyware, adware, rootkit and etc. For example, AVG 8, Avira AntiVir 8, and avast! 4.8 all contains many functions all into one executable. Meanwhile, Windows Vista Security Center requires two essential components, virus and spyware protection, to be present and installed on the system as complete malware protection to avoid the Security Center notification alert and icon in system tray.
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