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When you use Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), instances of the CIM_DataFile class, for example CIM_LogicalFile, for files that are larger than 2 gigabytes (GB) return an incorrect or NULL value for the FileSize property.
A newer version of this hotfix is available. For more information about the newer hotfix, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889405 The process that runs a WMI statement stops responding on a Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 or later-based computer
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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
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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 tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------------- 08-May-2003 13:22 1.50.1085.107 1,089,637 Cimwin32.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.