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This article describes the Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 issues that are fixed in the Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package that is dated January 25, 2008.
Note This article previously discussed an update for daylight saving time (DST). The update is included in this Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package.
For more information about the DST update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
939770 Description of the update that addresses the issue in Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 in which items that use the Date and Time fields are off by one hour
Issues that the hotfix package fixes
This hotfix fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
New Zealand daylight saving time (DST) changes
The New Zealand government announced that the daylight saving time (DST) dates have changed for New Zealand in 2007. To comply with the DST changes, you must update both Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 and the operating system that you are using.
A query in a custom view takes longer than expected to complete
You use a custom view that queries a server that is running Microsoft SQL Server. When the query runs, the query takes longer than expected to be completed.
You cannot restore a backup that contains file names with more than 256 characters
You install an update that contains hotfix 888505 on a computer that is running Windows SharePoint Services 2.0. When you try to restore a backup of a Web site that contains files that have a file name of more than 256 characters, the restore is not completed successfully. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
Cannot complete this function.
For more information about hotfix 888505, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
888505 Description of the Windows SharePoint Services post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: November 13, 2004
You cannot edit an ActiveX controls after you install Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Service Pack 3
You install Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Service Pack 3 on a computer that is running Windows SharePoint Services 2.0. When you try to edit an ActiveX control on a Web page, the ActiveX control does not load. For example, this problem may occur when you try to edit a List control.
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 this specific problem.
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, submit a request to 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.
This hotfix package is a post Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Service Pack 3 hotfix package. To install the hotfix package, you must have Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Service Pack 3 installed.
For more information about Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Service Pack 3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
906795 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows SharePoint Services 2.0
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.
The global 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.
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table: