An application returns incorrect values for the conversion mode and for the sentence mode of an Input Method Editor (IME) on a Windows Vista-based computer

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SYMPTOMS

You develop an application that uses the following two Text Services Framework (TSF) compartments to query the conversion mode and the sentence mode of an Input Method Editor (IME) on a Windows Vista-based computer:
  • GUID_COMPARTMENT_KEYBOARD_INPUTMODE_CONVERSION
  • GUID_COMPARTMENT_KEYBOARD_INPUTMODE_SENTENCE
This application returns incorrect values for the two modes if the version of the IME is 6.0. For example, the application returns the following values:
  • DaYi 6.0
  • Array 6.0
  • ZhengMa 6.0
  • QuanPin 6.0
  • ShuangPin 6.0

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

Hotfixes and security updates that are included in SP2 for Windows Vista Service and for Windows Server 2008

For more information about the hotfixes and the security updates that are included in SP2 for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site: -
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd335033.aspx
Note: Currently, the list of hotfixes and security updates is available only in English.

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

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to 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, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Update.mumNot applicable1,80702-Nov-200715:29Not applicable
X86_3781621dd3ee561f2f13ee2a5d84b135_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20714_none_942520584963fa91.manifestNot applicable71502-Nov-200715:29Not applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-t..ventextservice-core_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20714_none_22f1641c8448fd3c.manifestNot applicable20,63202-Nov-200715:29Not applicable
Tabletextservice.dll6.0.6000.20714313,34402-Nov-200703:16x86
Windows Vista, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Amd64_4c3d3e90e75e85ef10f8b6011c6034c0_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20714_none_7223c70fc8b6ccb2.manifestNot applicable1,07802-Nov-200715:29Not applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-t..ventextservice-core_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20714_none_7f0fffa03ca66e72.manifestNot applicable20,65602-Nov-200715:31Not applicable
Update.mumNot applicable2,05002-Nov-200715:29Not applicable
Tabletextservice.dll6.0.6000.20714361,47202-Nov-200704:09x64

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about TSF, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms629032.aspx
For more information about predefined compartments, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms629013.aspx
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

Properties

Article ID: 944515 - Last Review: December 7, 2007 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • 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
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbvistasp1fix kbexpertiseadvanced kbfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver KB944515

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