Defrag.exe Displays Incorrect Usage or Help Messages in Swedish Windows XP

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Article ID: 320822 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

If you type defrag.exe /? to display the Help for the Defrag.exe tool, Defrag displays incorrect characters for the usage and Help messages. This problem occurs only in Swedish Windows XP.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the output buffer that is allocated in Defrag.exe is too small to contain the usage and Help messages in Swedish Windows XP. The hotfix that is mentioned in this article increases the buffer to handle the usage and Help messages.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Size     File name
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   15-Apr-2002  22:56  109,568  Defrag.exe
				

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.

Properties

Article ID: 320822 - Last Review: May 18, 2007 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbbug kbfix kboswin2000fix kbwinxpsp1fix KB320822

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