FIX: An application uses the Favorites folder of Internet Explorer 7 as the root directory when the application calls the "DoOrganizeFavDlg" function

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. On a computer that has Windows Internet Explorer 7 installed, you create an application by using the DoOrganizeFavDlg function. In this function, you specify the pszInitDir parameter to define a directory.

In this scenario, you expect the application to use this directory as the root directory when the application calls the DoOrganizeFavDlg function. However, the application instead uses the Favorites folder of Internet Explorer 7 as the root directory. That is, the application ignores the specified pszInitDir parameter.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because Internet Explorer 7 ignores the specified pszInitDir parameter.

RESOLUTION

Security update information

To resolve this problem, install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current updates, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://update.microsoft.com
For more technical information about the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspx
Note This fix was first included in security update 937143 (MS07-045). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
937143 MS07-045: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Vista. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

Hotfix information

Windows Vista

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.
Registry information
You do not have to change 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 Vista, 32-bit version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ieframe.dll7.0.6000.205786,059,00813-Apr-200702:36x86
Ieui.dll7.0.6000.20578180,73613-Apr-200702:36x86
Shdocvw.dll6.0.6000.205781,064,96013-Apr-200702:38x86
Windows Vista, 64-bit version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ieframe.dll7.0.6000.205787,059,45613-Apr-200703:38x64
Ieui.dll7.0.6000.20578228,35213-Apr-200703:38x64
Shdocvw.dll6.0.6000.205781,205,76013-Apr-200703:40x64

Windows XP

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.
Registry information
You do not have to change 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, 32-bit version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ieframe.dll7.0.6000.205796,059,00820-Apr-200722:07x86
Updspapi.dll6.2.29.0371,42419-Jan-200619:29x86

Windows Server 2003

Prerequisites
To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2003 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.
Registry information
You do not have to change 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 Server 2003 with SP2, 32-bit version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ieframe.dll7.0.6000.205796,059,00820-Apr-200722:19x86
Updspapi.dll6.3.4.1379,18401-Mar-200706:10x86
Windows Server 2003 with SP2, 64-bit version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformService branch
Ieframe.dll7.0.6000.205797,059,45620-Apr-200707:56x64SP2QFE
Wieframe.dll7.0.6000.205796,059,00820-Apr-200707:57x86WOW
Updspapi.dll6.3.4.1462,12820-Apr-200707:58x64Not applicable
Windows Server 2003 with SP2, IA-64 version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformService branch
Ieframe.dll7.0.6000.2057911,550,20820-Apr-200707:54IA-64SP2QFE
Wieframe.dll7.0.6000.205796,059,00820-Apr-200707:54x86WOW
Updspapi.dll6.3.4.1655,15220-Apr-200707:58IA-64Not applicable

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 Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about software update terminology, 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
After you apply the hotfix, Internet Explorer 7 does not ignore the specified pszInitDir parameter.

For more information about the DoOrganizeFavDlg function, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa753581.aspx

Properties

Article ID: 933014 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7, when used with:
    • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Enterprise
    • Windows Vista Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
Keywords: 
kbvistasp1fix atdownload kbexpertiseadvanced kbfix kbqfe KB933014

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