Access Violation Viewing Brother Printer Properties in German Windows 2000

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In German Windows 2000, if you have a Brother HL-730 or HL-820 printer driver installed, an access violation occurs when you attempt to view the printer's properties. The German error message is:
Funktionsadresse 0x77fc9ba2 hat eine Schutzverletzung verursacht. (Ausnahmecode 0xc0000005) Die Eigenschaftsseiten werden moeglicherweise nicht angezeigt.)
Windows 2000 eventually recovers from this problem and displays the printer properties, but the Device Settings tab is missing.
The German string for the Change Setting button for the sleep time ("Anderungseinstellungen") is too long for the defined buffer, which causes heap corruption and eventually produces an access violation.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version      Size    File name   ----------------------------------------------------   06/02/2000  05:12p  5.00.1636.1  8,464   Brothui.dll				
The German version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version      Size    File name   ----------------------------------------------------   06/27/2000  09:56a  5.00.1636.1  8,464   Brothui.dll				

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

Article ID: 263995 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 21:06:21 - Revision: 3.3

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