A certificate mapping rule in IIS does not work for a client certificate that has Unicode encoding attributes in Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows 7

Symptoms
Consider the following scenario:You install Internet Information Services (IIS) on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2. You install the IIS Client Certificate Mapping module on the computer. You configure the client certificate mappings and create certificate mapping rules on the computer.
Note You can use client certificates in this manner for user authentication purposes. For more information about how to do this, see the “More information” section. The client certificate for one user has Unicode encoding attributes. For example, the name of the user contains a UTF-8 string. In this scenario, the certificate mapping rule does not work for this user.
Resolution
This issue occurs because the Authmap.dll file cannot decode the client attribute.

Client push fails when the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Management Point is installed in Windows Server 2008

Symptoms
When the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Management Point (MP) is installed on a Windows Server 2008 based computer, client push installations may fail with an error message that resembles the following:

Failed to correctly receive a WEBDAV HTTP request.
Failed to successfully complete HTTP request. (StatusCode at WinHttpQueryHeaders: 405)
Sending Fallback Status Point message, STATEID=’301′.
State message with TopicType 800 and TopicId {44ECCF16-A66D-4FD0-B127-808F39B21380} has been sent to the FSP
Resolution
This problem occurs because certain information is missing from the ApplicationHost.config file.

You cannot perform certain disk-related operations after a VSS hardware provider fails to create a snapshot on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista

Symptoms
Consider the following scenario:You create a volume that covers one or more disks on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.A Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) hardware provider tries tocreate a snapshot of the volume. However,an exception occurs and the action is unsuccessful. In this scenario, you are cannot perform certain operations on the disks. The following common disk-related operations that you perform may fail:You back up one of these disks by using a backup application such as System Center Date Protection Manager (DPM).One of these disks isused as a shared disk in a Windows failover cluster. However, you cannot bring the shared disk online.You run an application that calls the ResourceControl callback function together with the CLUSCTL_RESOURCE_STORAGE_GET_DISK_INFO_EX resource control code against these disks. Then, the application returns error code 1168.
Resolution
As the snapshot of a volume is being created, VSS sets the disks that are covered by the volume to a special state. When the snapshot is finished, VSS resets the disks to the normal state. If a VSS hardware provider fails tocreate a snapshot of a volume, VSS never sets the disks back to the normal state. This causes the disks to be in an incorrect state.

How do I make the Recycle Bin appear on my desktop in Windows Vista or in Windows XP?

Symptoms
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Next stepsCheck whether the problem is fixed. If the problem is fixed, you are finished with this article.If the problem is not fixed, you can try the procedure in the Workaround section.
Resolution
The Recycle Bin does not appear on the desktop in Windows Vista or in Windows XP. Therefore, you cannot use the Recycle Bin to do such tasks as restoring a file that was deleted. This article will help you make the Recycle Bin work again.

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