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May 1, 2008
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ReadyBoost Not Working or USB Flash Key Stick Not Support or Enabled In Windows Vista SP1

ReadyBoost in Windows Vista uses a USB flash drive such as USB key or memory stick as additional memory to the operating system to boost system performance. However, after installing or upgrading to Windows Vista SP1 (and even in Windows Vista RTM), the ReadyBoost may stop working and no longer functioning, or saying that the USB flash key drive is poor in performance to run ReadyBoost.
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Apr 30, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows Speech Recognition Macros Technical Preview 1 Free Download

Heard of speech recognition? Heard of macros? How about speed recognition macros? The Windows Speech Recognition Macros tool (WSRMacros) extends the usefulness of the speech recognition capabilities already included in Windows Vista. Users can now create powerful macros that are triggered by spoken commands. These macros can perform a single task, or a series of tasks. Macros can be as simple as inserting your mailing address to as complex as providing a completely different speech interaction utilizing a number of built in capabilities or utilizing custom JScript/VBScript actions.
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Apr 30, 2008
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Windows Vista Activation Errors – Causes and Fixes

All copy of Windows Vista installation has to be activated, no matter how users get the Windows Vista setup DVD, either from retail, OEM, volume licensing, MSDN, TechNet, and etc. The most significant difference is probably the activation methods available, and the possibility of “an error has occurred” message that happens during activation process.
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Apr 30, 2008
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Windows Vista 0x80070426 Activation Service Not Started or Validation Not Genuine Error

When validating Windows Vista for genuine check, error code 0x80070426 with description “This copy of Microsoft Windows is not genuine” appears even though the copy of Windows Vista is legitimate. Similarly, when try to download and install latest updates from Windows Update, system prompts not all updates could be installed, and later says that an illegal chance was made or version of Windows Vista is invalid. In this symptom, using WGA Diagnostic Tool will return online validation code of 0x80070426 and invalid license validation status.
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Apr 28, 2008
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Windows Vista Fails or Unable to Hibernate Problem after Installing SP1

After installing Windows Vista SP1, consider lucky if you’re not encountering computer boots failure and cannot startup problem. However, there are more issues that may plagued Windows Vista SP1 upgraders. Another issue issue is computer system unable and cannot goes into hibernation after installing Windows Vista SP1.
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Apr 28, 2008
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Endless Reboot Loop While “Configuring Updates: Stage 3 of 3” During Vista SP1 Installation

In the middle of the process to install Windows Vista SP1, when the on-screen status message showing “Configuring updates: Stage 3 of 3 – 0% complete”, the system will suddenly going into shutdown and reboot. Worse still, after computer starts up again, it will comes to the same configuration screen, and goes into reboot again. The computer restarts error repeated itself again and again, causing endless reboot loop. The symptom also happens when boot into Safe Mode. Of course, the service pack update is not installed successfully.
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Apr 27, 2008
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USB Unknown Device Drive Issue, Not Working, Recognized or Connected Error After Upgrading and Installing Vista SP1

After installing Windows Vista SP1, or more specifically, one of the prerequisite update for the service pack, KB938371, that just been re-released early April after Microsoft claimed already fixed an endless reboot loop issue, USB device may stop working. Such USB-based devices involve broad categories, such as mice (mouse), keyboard, external or portable hard disk, USB flash drive, card reader and etc.
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Apr 27, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows Vista Cannot Auto Find Driver for New USB Device Plugged In

Normally Windows Vista can automatic detect USB device such as mouse, keyboard, video card, printer, sound car that is connected to computer’s USB port, and then try to install a valid driver for the device without user intervention. Most USB device can be used right away after a slight delay on first use when Windows needs to search and install the driver, and almost instantly subsequently.
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