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ToolTips do not display complete information about files that are located on a network share
Article ID: 830411 - View products that this article applies to.
Important This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you move your mouse pointer over a file that is located on a network share, the information that is displayed in the ToolTip may not be complete. For example, when the file is located on the local computer, the ToolTip may display the following categories:
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 informationImportant On July 13, 2004, Microsoft released hotfix 871242. We recommend that you install security update 839645 (MS04-024) and then install hotfix 871242 instead of installing the hotfix that is described in this article (hotfix 830411). For additional information about hotfix 871242, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
871242For additional information about security update 839645 (MS04-024), visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/871242/ )After you install Security Update 839645, you may again experience symptoms that were fixed by hotfix 830411 for Windows XP
Hotfix 830411 informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Windows XP service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
File informationThe 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.
Date Time Version Size File name Platform ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 02-Feb-2004 23:02 6.0.2800.1338 8,347,648 Shell32.dll x86 02-Feb-2004 23:02 5.1.2600.1336 676,864 Sxs.dll x86 29-Jan-2004 00:57 5.1.2600.1337 586,752 Xpsp2res.dll x86 02-Feb-2004 23:02 6.0.2800.1331 921,600 Comctl32.dll x86 03-Feb-2004 01:16 1,812 Controls.man x86 03-Feb-2004 01:16 621 Comctl.man x86 02-Feb-2004 22:54 6.0.2800.1338 14,374,400 Shell32.dll IA-64 02-Feb-2004 22:54 5.1.2600.1336 2,018,816 Sxs.dll IA-64 02-Feb-2004 23:02 6.0.2800.1338 8,347,648 Wshell32.dll x86 02-Feb-2004 23:02 5.1.2600.1336 676,864 Wsxs.dll x86 29-Jan-2004 00:57 5.1.2600.1337 586,752 Wxpsp2res.dll x86 29-Jan-2004 00:57 5.1.2600.1337 586,240 Xpsp2res.dll IA-64 10-Jan-2004 11:54 6.0.2800.1331 2,639,872 Comctl32.dll IA-64 03-Feb-2004 01:16 1,813 Controls.man 03-Feb-2004 01:16 623 Comctl.man
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.
Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk. To configure the categories that are displayed by the ToolTip, modify the following registry subkeys:
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