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When the source string that is supplied to the WideCharToMultiByte function contains a composite string for the last character, and the WC_COMPOSITECHECK flag is set, the composite character is not converted correctly.
Although WC_COMPOSITECHECK is specified, the destination string of the converted character is not null-terminated and the result does not contain the precomposed form of the string.
To work around this problem, increase the size of the buffer that WideCharToMultiByte returns by 1.
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PrerequisitesYou must have Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 installed on your computer before you install this hotfix.
Hotfix Replacement InformationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
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 Operating system -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 28-Jul-2003 16:13 5.0.2195.6794 711,440 Kernel32.dll X86
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Article ID: 824867 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 2.4