A hotfix is available for Windows Desktop Search document IFilters in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003

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SUMMARY

A hotfix is available for the following Windows Desktop Search document IFilters:
  • Offfilt.dll (Office IFilter for pre-Office 2007 formats)
  • Mimefilt.dll (MIME HTML IFilter)
  • Nlhtml.dll (HTML IFilter)
These IFilters are used by Windows Desktop Search, Indexing Service and other search applications that rely on the IFilter interface. This hotfix fixes arithmetic errors and buffer errors.

This hotfix also fixes the following issue:
After you apply Windows Server 2003 SP2, search results of the .xls file are incorrect. If you try to search numbers in Excel 97-2003 files by using the Start Search dialog box, the search fails. Additionally, you cannot search by using the Indexing Service, IFilter dll.

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Windows XP

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 Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.
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 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.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Mimefilt.dll2006.0.5730.029,69617-Jan-200807:35x86SP2
Nlhtml.dll2006.0.5730.098,30417-Jan-200807:35x86SP2
Offfilt.dll2006.0.5731.0192,00017-Jan-200807:35x86SP2

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
To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed.
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 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 Server 2003, x86-based versions with Service Pack 1
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Mimefilt.dll2006.0.5730.030,20816-Jan-200819:29x86SP1
Nlhtml.dll2006.0.5730.098,81616-Jan-200819:29x86SP1
Offfilt.dll2006.0.5731.0192,51216-Jan-200819:29x86SP1
Windows Server 2003, x86-based versions with Service Pack 2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Offfilt.dll2006.0.5731.0192,51216-Jan-200819:40x86
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions with Service Pack 1
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Mimefilt.dll2006.0.5730.043,00816-Jan-200817:23x64SP1Not Applicable
Nlhtml.dll2006.0.5730.0183,29616-Jan-200817:23x64SP1Not Applicable
Offfilt.dll2006.0.5731.0339,96816-Jan-200817:23x64SP1Not Applicable
Wmimefilt.dll2006.0.5730.030,20816-Jan-200817:23x86SP1WOW
Wnlhtml.dll2006.0.5730.098,81616-Jan-200817:23x86SP1WOW
Wofffilt.dll2006.0.5731.0192,51216-Jan-200817:23x86SP1WOW
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions with Service Pack 2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Offfilt.dll2006.0.5731.0339,96816-Jan-200818:09x64SP2Not Applicable
Wofffilt.dll2006.0.5731.0192,51216-Jan-200818:09x86SP2WOW
Windows Server 2003, Itanium-based versions with Service Pack 1
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Mimefilt.dll2006.0.5730.092,67216-Jan-200817:24IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Nlhtml.dll2006.0.5730.0291,84016-Jan-200817:24IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Offfilt.dll2006.0.5731.0648,19216-Jan-200817:24IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Wmimefilt.dll2006.0.5730.030,20816-Jan-200817:24x86SP1WOW
Wnlhtml.dll2006.0.5730.098,81616-Jan-200817:24x86SP1WOW
Wofffilt.dll2006.0.5731.0192,51216-Jan-200817:24x86SP1WOW
Windows Server 2003, Itanium-based versions with Service Pack 2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Offfilt.dll2006.0.5731.0648,19216-Jan-200817:31IA-64SP2Not Applicable
Wofffilt.dll2006.0.5731.0192,51216-Jan-200817:31x86SP2WOW

REFERENCES

For more information about Windows Desktop Search 3.0, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
917013 Windows Desktop Search 3.0 is available

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Article ID: 915800 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard 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 (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
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