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FIX: A Windows form may not work as expected when you use the Show method in a COM client application to display the form on a computer that is running the .NET Framework 2.0

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You have a computer that is running the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. When you use the Show method in a Microsoft Component Object Model (COM) client application to display a Windows form on the computer, the form may not work as expected. For example, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
  • When you press the TAB key, the focus does not change from one control to another control.
  • When you press ENTER on a command button that has the focus, the Click event of the command button does not occur.
You may experience other unexpected behavior for keystroke activities or for mouse activities.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.


No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not 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.

.NET Framework 2.0, 32-bit versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform,324,80014-Sep-200619:22 x86
NET Framework 2.0, 64-bit (x64-based) versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform,324,80014-Sep-200619:00IA-64,324,80014-Sep-200619:22 x86
NET Framework 2.0, Itanium-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform,324,80014-Sep-200619:00 IA-64,324,80014-Sep-200619:22 x86
Windows Vista, 32-bit versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform,152,76817-May-200722:15x86
Windows Vista, 64-bit (x64-based) versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform,152,76817-May-200722:15x86,152,76817-May-200722:15x64

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

Article ID: 925369 - Last Review: 12/09/2015 07:13:22 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

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