An update package for the Japanese postal code dictionary in Japanese Input Method Editor is now available for Windows Vista

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This article describes an update package for Japanese Input Method Editor (IME) in Windows Vista. This package uses the postal code information that was released in September 2007 to update the Japanese postal code dictionary. The update information is based on data that is published by Japan Post and by the Ministry of Public Management in Japan.
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Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Vista. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

Update information

The following software updates are available:

Windows Vista

Windows Vista x64-based systems

Hotfix information

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. 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: 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.


There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart requirement

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.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

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.
Windows Vista, x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Update.mumNot Applicable1,85124-Oct-200719:53Not Applicable
X86_c81562c3f0274396845c4e1692826499_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20707_none_8cb488aaa9ba012c.manifestNot Applicable75924-Oct-200719:53Not Applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-d..e-zipcodedictionary_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20707_none_c9613df3c4d07014.manifestNot Applicable3,31324-Oct-200719:53Not Applicable
Imjpzp.dic10.0.4609.09,311,27223-Oct-200723:07Not Applicable
Windows Vista, x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Amd64_dc57a92828b49cabd8960815360580a5_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20707_none_e19f022ce4d5f84a.manifestNot Applicable76324-Oct-200719:53Not Applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-d..e-zipcodedictionary_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20707_none_257fd9777d2de14a.manifestNot Applicable3,63124-Oct-200719:57Not Applicable
Update.mumNot Applicable1,86124-Oct-200719:53Not Applicable
Imjpzp.dic10.0.4609.09,311,27223-Oct-200723:00Not Applicable
More information
For more information about software update terminology, 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: 944023 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 09:55:09 - Revision: 5.0

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