An update is available for the Multilingual User Interface Pack for Windows XP Service Pack 3, for SP3 for WEPOS and for SP3 for WinFLP

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes an update for the Multilingual User Interface Pack (MUI) for the following Windows operating systems:
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)
  • SP3 for Windows Embedded for Point of Service (WEPOS)
  • SP3 for Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs (WinFLP)
WEPOS and WinFLP are reduced footprint versions of the Windows XP Professional operating system. WEPOS and WinFLP contain a subset of Windows XP Professional functionality that is selected to support targeted functionality. WEPOS is an OEM product and is designed for Point of Service devices. WinFLP is offered to Software Assurance (SA) customers only. If you run Windows Update from WEPOS or from WinFLP, Windows Update identifies WEPOS or WinFLP as Windows XP. WEPOS and WinFLP receive most updates for Windows XP Professional. However, some updates have specific versions for WEPOS and for WinFLP. For example, there is a special version of Windows XP Service Pack 3 that is created for WEPOS and for WinFLP. Users of the POS devices that are running WEPOS must coordinate a servicing approach with their device distributors or the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) from whom they purchased WEPOS. Support for WinFLP is from the SA program.

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MUI in Windows XP SP3

You have a computer that is running the English version of one of the following Windows operating systems together with the MUI Pack:
  • Windows XP SP3
  • SP3 for WEPOS
  • SP3 for WinFLP
On this computer, you may select a non-English language for the user interface (UI). However, English text may appear in the UI instead of the selected language. The English text may appear in lists, menus, dialog boxes, product Help, and other locations. The issue affects the following components:
  • Microsoft Management Console 3.0 (MMC).
  • Remote Desktop Protocol 6.1 (RDP).
  • Network Access Protection (NAP).
  • Scripting binaries.

Update information

An update that resolves this issue is now available for the MUI Pack in Windows XP SP3. You can download this update from the Microsoft Download Center.

Download information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the WindowsXP-KB942766-x86-ENU.exe package now.

Release Date: May 6, 2008

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft 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.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have the following programs installed:
  • The English version of Windows XP Service Pack 3.
  • The MUI Pack for the English version of Windows XP Service Pack 2.
  • The MUI Pack for the English version of SP3 for WEPOS.
  • The MUI Pack for the English version of SP3 for WinFLP.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

How to obtain Windows MUI

The Windows XP MUI Pack and the Windows 2000 MUI Pack are sold through Volume Licensing programs. These programs include the Microsoft Open License Program (MOLP / Open), Microsoft Select, and Microsoft Enterprise agreement. The MUI pack is also sold together with a new computer as an OEM version at the customer's request. The Windows XP MUI Pack and the Windows 2000 MUI Pack are not available through retail channels.

WinFLP is offered to SA customers only. You can obtain the MUI support for WinFLP from the SA program. WEPOS is an OEM product. You can obtain the MUI support for WEPOS from OEMs or device distributors.

Restart requirement

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

Replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 942766 - Last Review: June 15, 2009 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Service Pack 3 for Windows Embedded for Point of Service and Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs
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