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A WMI event notification query does not detect file permission changes in Windows XP
Article ID: 890558 - View products that this article applies to.
If you use a WMI event notification query to monitor file permission changes on a Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)-based computer, the WMI event notification query does not detect the file permission changes.
This problem occurs because the access mask of the change event object is empty.
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.
PrerequisitesThis hotfix requires Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2).
Restart requirementYou must restart your computer after you apply 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 file attributes) 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 -------------------------------------------------------- 30-Nov-2004 00:28 5.1.2600.2572 1,351,680 Cimwin32.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
For additional information about WMI event notification related issues in Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
892294For additional information about the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/892294/ )A WMI event notification query does not detect a user permissions change on Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates