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  1. Information about programs that are known to experience a loss of functionality when they run on a Windows Vista Service Pack 1-based computer
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    Article ID : 935796
    Last Review : February 22, 2008
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    Programs that are blocked from starting after you install Windows Vista SP1

    Programs that do not run after you install Windows Vista SP1

    Programs that have a loss of functionality after you install Windows Vista SP1
    INTRODUCTION
    Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista is an important update for Windows Vista. Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) contains many security, reliability, and feature updates for Windows Vista. A program may experience a loss of functionality after you install Windows Vista SP1. However, most programs will continue to work as expected after you install Windows Vista SP1.

    This article lists programs that have been reported to experience a loss of functionality when they are installed on a Windows Vista SP1-based computer.

    Notes• This article should not be considered a comprehensive list of programs that experience loss of functionality when they run on a Windows Vista SP1-based computer.
    • If you are using a program that appears in this article, you may have to contact the software vendor for more information.

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    The following tables contain programs that are known to experience a loss of functionality when they are run on a Windows Vista SP1-based computer.

    If an application that is not mentioned in this article has a change in functionality after you install Windows Vista SP1, perform the following actions:• Restart the computer at least one time after you notice that the program is not working correctly. This may let services or pending functions finish to correct the problem.
    • Contact the software vendor. For example, visit the support area of the software vendor Web site. You may be able to find an application update that mentions Windows Vista SP1 or a newer version of the program that was released after Windows Vista SP1.
    • Report the problem to the software vendor. You may be able to use a contact link on the software vendor Web page to report the problem and to request an updated version of the application.

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    Programs that are blocked from starting after you install Windows Vista SP1
    The programs in the following table have known compatibility problems with Windows Vista SP1. For reliability reasons, Microsoft blocks these programs from starting after you install Windows Vista SP1.

    Note These programs are blocked from starting with the approval of the third-party software vendor.Program name Program version Software vendor Web site for more information or for update software More information
    BitDefender AV or Internet Security 10 BitDefender http://kb.bitdefender.com/KB400-en--What-to-do-if-BitDefender-10-cannot-be-installed-on-Vista-SP1.html (http://kb.bitdefender.com/KB400-en--What-to-do-if-BitDefender-10-cannot-be-installed-on-Vista-SP1.html) A supported version (2008 or a later version) is now available.
    Fujitsu Shock Sensor 2.1.0.0 Fujitsu Limited http://www.fujitsu.com/ (http://www.fujitsu.com/) Current information about this issue is posted on the vendor Web site.
    Jiangmin KV Antivirus 10 Jiangmin http://dl.jiangmin.com/download/kv2008.htm (http://dl.jiangmin.com/download/kv2008.htm) A supported version is now available.
    Jiangmin KV Antivirus 2008 Jiangmin http://dl.jiangmin.com/download/kv2008.htm (http://dl.jiangmin.com/download/kv2008.htm) A supported version is now available.
    Trend Micro Internet Security 2008 Trend Micro http://esupport.trendmicro.com/support/enterprise/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=PUB-en-1036628 (http://esupport.trendmicro.com/support/enterprise/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=PUB-en-1036628) A supported version (16.1 or a later version) is now available.
    Zone Alarm Security Suite 7.1.078 Zone Alarm http://www.zonealarm.com/store/content/catalog/products/vista.jsp?dc=12bms&ctry=US&lang=en (http://www.zonealarm.com/store/content/catalog/products/vista.jsp?dc=12bms&ctry=US&lang=en) A supported version (7.1.218.0 or a later version) is now available.

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    Programs that do not run after you install Windows Vista SP1
    The programs in the following table do not run after you install Windows Vista SP1.

    The following table may include either a suggestion for how to resolve the issue or a Web site where you may find a solution for the issue. If a solution currently does not exist, contact the software vendor. Or, visit the software vendor Web site for a recommended solution. Program name Program version Software vendor Web site for more information or for update software More information
    Iron Speed Designer 5.0.1 Iron Speed http://www.ironspeed.com/products/VistaSP1.aspx (http://www.ironspeed.com/products/VistaSP1.aspx) A supported version (5.0.2 or a later version) is now available.
    Xheo Licensing 3.1 Xheo http://www.xheo.com/myaccount (http://www.xheo.com/myaccount) A supported version (3.1 R17024 or a later version) is now available.
    Free Allegiance 2.1 Allegiance http://www.freeallegiance.org/FAW/index.php/How_do_I_fix_error:_%27Application_failed_to_initialize_properly._Error_0xc000007b%27 (http://www.freeallegiance.org/FAW/index.php/How_do_I_fix_error:_%27Application_failed_to_initialize_properly._Error_0xc000007b%27) Current information about this issue is posted on the vendor Web site.

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    Programs that have a loss of functionality after you install Windows Vista SP1
    The programs in the following table have a major or minor loss of functionality after you install Windows Vista SP1. We recommend that you contact the software vendor. Or, visit the software vendor Web site for a recommended solution or program update.Program name Program version Software vendor Issue or symptom Web site for more information or for update software More information
    NYT Reader 1 New York Times New York Times Reader stops working when the right mouse button pressed. http://www.nytimes.com/timesreader (http://www.nytimes.com/timesreader) A supported version is now available.
    Rising Personal Firewall 2007 Rising Rising Personal Firewall disconnect functionality does not work in Windows Vista SP1 http://www.rising.com.cn (http://www.rising.com.cn) A supported version (2008 version) is now available.
    Novell ZCM Agent 10.01 Novell ZCM 10.0.x is not supported in Windows Vista SP1 http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=3486285&sliceId=&dialogID=53482286&stateId=0%200%2053484693 (http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=3486285&sliceId=&dialogID=53482286&stateId=0%200%2053484693) Current information about this issue is posted on the vendor Web site.
    For information about how to contact a software vendor, click the appropriate article number in the following list to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    65416 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/65416/) Hardware and software vendor contact information, A-K

    60781 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/60781/) Hardware and software vendor contact information, L-P

    60782 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/60782/) Hardware and software vendor contact information, Q-Z
    Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

    The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.
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