Article ID: 918233 - View products that this article applies to.
In Microsoft Windows Embedded for Point of Service (WEPOS), the Encrypting File System feature does not work.
When you click to select the Encrypt contents to secure data check box, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
An error occurred applying attributes to the file:
The specified module could not be found.
Update informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the WindowsXP-KB918233-v2-x86-ENU.exe package now.
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(http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=033f3dbe-b342-43f7-9137-c3e0f2f365f4&amp;displaylang=en)Release Date: July 17, 2006
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119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Windows XP service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou do not have to 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 item in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
The EFS feature is included with the NTFS file system. To locate the Encrypt contents to secure data check box, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 918233 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
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