You cannot use any function to log events in the Security event log after you upgrade a Windows XP-based computer to Windows XP with Service Pack 2

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SYMPTOMS

After you upgrade a Windows XP-based computer to Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2), you cannot use any function to log events in the Security event log.

Note In Windows Server 2003, you can use the AuthzReportSecurityEvent function to log events in the Security event log.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, a hotfix is available. The hotfix adds related APIs to Windows XP SP2. After you apply the hotfix, you can use the AuthzReportSecurityEvent function to log events in the Security event log.

Hotfix information

A 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=support
Note 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.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows XP SP2 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The 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 item in Control Panel.
Windows XP with SP2, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Advapi32.dll5.1.2600.2604617,47202-Feb-200519:56x86SP2
Authz.dll5.1.2600.260462,46402-Feb-200519:56x86SP2
Eventlog.dll5.1.2600.260656,32002-Feb-200519:56x86SP2
Lsasrv.dll5.1.2600.2604726,01602-Feb-200519:56x86SP2
Xpsp3res.dll5.1.2600.26044,09602-Feb-200501:56x86SP2

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

REFERENCES

For more information about the AuthzReportSecurityEvent function, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/aa376317
For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
891749 An application can no longer log events in the Security event log by using the ReportEvent function in Windows XP with Service Pack 2
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 893359 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbexpertiseadvanced kbfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver KB893359

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