A Web page that contains special characters in the URL may not be printed as expected on a WSD printer in Windows Vista

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to print a Web page on a "Web Services for Devices (WSD)" printer in Windows Vista, the Web page may not be printed as expected. This problem may occur if the URL for the Web page contains certain special characters, such as an ampersand (&).

RESOLUTION

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

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.

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, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Update.mumNot applicable1,76013-Mar-200717:50Not applicable
Wsdapi.dll6.0.6000.20555323,07213-Mar-200702:15x86
Wsdapi.mofNot applicable2,34807-Jan-200705:55Not applicable
X86_42277600648d45ad04404c9761dd8741_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20555_none_09b20be45dc84c8a.manifestNot applicable67613-Mar-200717:50Not applicable
X86_wsdapi_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20555_none_bd25d9026971bf10.manifestNot applicable8,83113-Mar-200717:53Not applicable
Windows Vista, 64-bit versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Amd64_4af3b839dc127eb6a45c52b77f85e64e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20555_none_cbf3a0a487f6087f.manifestNot applicable1,00013-Mar-200717:50Not applicable
Amd64_wsdapi_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20555_none_1944748621cf3046.manifestNot applicable8,85913-Mar-200717:57Not applicable
Update.mumNot applicable1,76013-Mar-200717:50Not applicable
Wsdapi.dll6.0.6000.20555401,92013-Mar-200703:13x64
Wsdapi.mofNot applicable2,34807-Jan-200705:55Not 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 how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
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

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Article ID: 933649 - Last Review: May 20, 2008 - Revision: 3.1
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbvistasp1fix kbfix kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbexpertiseinter kbwinvistapostrtmfix KB933649

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