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Numeric or special characters are displayed incorrectly when you use a font that can be rendered vertically in a Korean version of Windows 7 SP1 or of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

SYMPTOMS
Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a computer that is running a Korean version of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or of Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
  • You use the Korean IME in Hangul mode.
  • In WordPad, you type numeric or special characters in a font that can be rendered vertically. For example, you use the @굴림 or @Gulim fonts.
In this scenario, the characters are displayed incorrectly. Specifically, the characters are rotated by 90 degrees and may overlap. The following image is an example of this issue:
Note This issue may also occur in other applications that use the ExtTextOut function.
RESOLUTION
After you install the hotfix, the characters are displayed correctly. The following image shows the correct output in WordPad:

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: 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 hotfix, you must be running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
976932 Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.1.760 1.21xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2SP1LDR
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 R2 and for Windows 7" section. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Usp10.dll1.626.7601.21819626,17615-Sep-201106:31x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Usp10.dll1.626.7601.21819800,25615-Sep-201106:27x64
Usp10.dll1.626.7601.21819626,17615-Sep-201106:31x86
For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Usp10.dll1.626.7601.218191,269,76015-Sep-201104:18IA-64
Usp10.dll1.626.7601.21819626,17615-Sep-201106:31x86
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 the ExtTextOut function, visit the following Microsoft website: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

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
File nameX86_465a522707d203dc560a36e02ac3a23c_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_e371208dfc201e00.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size691
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)09:35
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-usp_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_af908502cfd79204.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,556
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)07:09
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameAmd64_3d445e7044d402fcfdbac5a9cde9d699_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_27bc9a8b8b6d8938.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,030
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)09:35
File nameAmd64_465a522707d203dc560a36e02ac3a23c_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_3f8fbc11b47d8f36.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size693
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)09:35
File nameAmd64_d36fd569374c0fb3e9e24c4218c45e04_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_48904576931aff68.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size695
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)09:35
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-usp_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_0baf20868835033a.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,558
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)07:36
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-usp_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_af908502cfd79204.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,556
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)07:09
Additional files for all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameIa64_465a522707d203dc560a36e02ac3a23c_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_e372c483fc1e26fc.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size692
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)09:35
File nameIa64_4db2b971766cb4be1cf01158b5d263a7_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_e431e7e776b8f930.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size693
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)09:35
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-usp_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_af9228f8cfd59b00.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,557
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)07:28
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-usp_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21819_none_af908502cfd79204.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,556
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)07:09
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Article ID: 2618517 - Last Review: 10/12/2011 13:40:00 - Revision: 1.0

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