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You specify the following software restriction policies on the network. Or, you specify these policies locally:
Event Type: Warning
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/support/ee/ee_basic.aspxNote This problem does not occur on a Windows Server 2003-based client computer.
Windows XP uses the Cmd.exe process to pass the hashing flag to the Software Restriction Policies engine. However, the Cmd.exe process ignores the hash rules that you specify for batch files. Therefore, this issue occurs.
Hotfix informationA 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. 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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.
PrerequisitesTo install this hotfix, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 installed.
Restart requirementYou have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.
Registry informationTo use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
File informationThe 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.
Windows XP with SP2, x86-based versions
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To configure software restriction Policies on a domain controller, follow these steps:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/324036/ )How to use software restriction policies in Windows Server 2003
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates