Update for Windows Search 4.0, December 2008

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INTRODUCTION

An update is available for Windows Search 4.0. This update contains a hotfix that allows for customization of the regional settings of the EN-US locale when you use a symbol other than a point as the decimal symbol. For example, you might use a comma as the decimal symbol. The hotfix is explained in detail in the "More Information" section.

MORE INFORMATION

Before you install this update, a search that has many queries fails if the following conditions are true:
  • The computer is running one of the following operating systems together with Windows Search 4.0:
    • Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    • Windows XP with SP3
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • You use a customized decimal symbol in the regional settings of the EN-US locale.
This update for Windows Search 4.0 fixes this problem. After you apply this update, you can search all decimal-based queries even when the decimal symbol of the EN-US locale is customized.

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 the problem described in this article. 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

To apply this update, the computer must be running one of the following Windows operating systems:
  • Windows XP SP2
  • Windows XP SP3
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2
Additionally, the computer must have Windows Search 4.0 installed.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

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.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tquery.dll7.0.6001.223411,589,24831-Dec-200807:28x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tquery.dll7.0.6001.223412,294,78431-Dec-200807:36x64
For help with Windows Search problems in Windows Vista, visit the following Microsoft web page:
Fix problems in which Windows Search is not working or searches are slower

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Article ID: 961184 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
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