The Set Affinity dialog box in Windows Task Manager does not show all the available CPUs on a computer that is running a Dutch, French, Russian, or Swedish version of Windows Server 2003

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SYMPTOMS

On a computer that is running a Dutch, French, Russian, or Swedish version of Microsoft Windows Server 2003, the Set Affinity dialog box in Windows Task Manager does not show all the available CPUs.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the Set Affinity dialog box does not dynamically resize in width to fit the varying lengths of the term "CPU" in various languages.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

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

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this fix 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.
Windows Server 2003, 32-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version          Size  File name
   ------------------------------------------------------
   06-Aug-2005  02:08  5.2.3790.383  127,488  Taskmgr.exe
Windows Server 2003, 32-bit versions with Service Pack 1
   Date         Time   Version           Size  File name
   -------------------------------------------------------
   06-Aug-2005  02:52  5.2.3790.2503  168,960  Taskmgr.exe
Windows Server 2003, 64-bit Itanium-based versions
   Date         Time   Version          Size  File name     Platform
   -----------------------------------------------------------------
   05-Aug-2005  13:49  5.2.3790.383  318,976  Taskmgr.exe   IA-64
   05-Aug-2005  13:49  5.2.3790.383  127,488  Wtaskmgr.exe  x86
Windows Server 2003, 64-bit Itanium-based versions with Service Pack 1
   Date         Time   Version           Size  File name     Platform
   ------------------------------------------------------------------
   05-Aug-2005  13:49  5.2.3790.2503  438,272  Taskmgr.exe   IA-64
   05-Aug-2005  13:49  5.2.3790.2503  168,960  Wtaskmgr.exe  x86
Windows Server 2003, 64-bit x64-based versions
   Date         Time   Version           Size  File name     Platform
   ------------------------------------------------------------------
   05-Aug-2005  13:49  5.2.3790.2503  237,056  Taskmgr.exe   x64
   05-Aug-2005  13:49  5.2.3790.2503  168,960  Wtaskmgr.exe  x86

STATUS

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 Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 904772 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbwinserv2003sp2fix kbhotfixserver kbqfe KB904772

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