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Consider the following scenario.
You are running a Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) or a Windows 7 based computer
You use a user name that includes a double-byte character set (DBCS) character.
When you try to install an application that uses the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package, you receive the following error message:
Command line option syntax error. Type command/? For help.
This problem occurs because the Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor tool cannot handle the DBCS characters in the user name.
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