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Remote Assistance generates minimal event logging in Windows XP
Article ID: 822407 - View products that this article applies to.
When you start a Remote Assistance session with another computer, Remote Assistance does not track who initiated the session or the location of the computer that initiated the session.
This hotfix increases the number of events that are logged when you start and use a Remote Assistance session in Microsoft Windows XP. Currently, Remote Assistance provides only minimal logging of Remote Assistance sessions. The following is a list of the new events that will be logged during a Remote Assistance session:
Service pack informationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389/EN-US/ )How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required. However, before installing this hotfix, you must turn off Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance on the computer.
The 32-bit version of this hotfix is installed manually. To install the Windows XP, 32-bit version of this hotfix, you must extract the files to a root folder that has a name that is eight or less characters long. See the "More Information" section for instructions.
Restart requirementYou must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix. You must also turn on Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Windows XP, 32-bit edition
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 27-Feb-2004 02:59 5.1.2600.1331 32,768 Cfgbkend.dll 17-Feb-2004 01:33 5.1.2600.1345 9,216 Hscupd.exe 27-Feb-2004 02:59 5.1.2600.1331 30,720 Pchsvc.dll 27-Feb-2004 02:59 5.1.2600.1331 39,424 Racpldlg.dll 27-Feb-2004 02:59 5.1.2600.1331 136,704 Rdchost.dll 27-Feb-2004 02:59 5.1.2600.1331 44,544 Regapi.dll 27-Feb-2004 02:59 5.1.2600.1331 41,472 Safrslv.dll 10-Jan-2004 13:48 5.1.2600.1331 130,560 Sessmgr.exe 27-Feb-2004 02:59 5.1.2600.1337 200,192 Termsrv.dll 27-Feb-2004 02:59 5.1.2600.1331 88,064 Tscfgwmi.dll 12-Feb-2004 23:43 5.1.2600.1344 586,752 Xpsp2res.dll
Windows XP, 64-Bit Edition
Date Time Version Size File name Platform ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 27-Feb-2004 02:52 5.1.2600.1331 104,448 Cfgbkend.dll IA-64 27-Feb-2004 02:52 5.1.2600.1331 110,592 Pchsvc.dll IA-64 27-Feb-2004 02:52 5.1.2600.1331 106,496 Racpldlg.dll IA-64 27-Feb-2004 02:52 5.1.2600.1331 474,112 Rdchost.dll IA-64 27-Feb-2004 02:52 5.1.2600.1331 127,488 Regapi.dll IA-64 27-Feb-2004 02:52 5.1.2600.1331 111,616 Safrslv.dll IA-64 10-Jan-2004 12:40 5.1.2600.1331 423,424 Sessmgr.exe IA-64 27-Feb-2004 02:52 5.1.2600.1337 622,592 Termsrv.dll IA-64 27-Feb-2004 02:52 5.1.2600.1331 326,144 Tscfgwmi.dll IA-64 27-Feb-2004 02:59 5.1.2600.1331 44,544 Wregapi.dll x86 12-Feb-2004 23:43 5.1.2600.1344 586,752 Wxpsp2res.dll x86 12-Feb-2004 23:45 5.1.2600.1344 586,240 Xpsp2res.dll IA-64
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.
The 32-bit version of this hotfix is installed manually. To install the 32-bit version of this hotfix, you must extract the files to a root folder that has a name that is eight or less characters long. You must also turn off Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance on the computer. To do this, follow these steps:
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 822407 - Last Review: October 26, 2006 - Revision: 2.5