You may be unable to install a program that tries to register extensions under the IQueryForm registry entry in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista. Or, the installation may be completed, and the program may not work as expected.
Note A program that will use the IQueryForm interface must register extensions under the following registry subkey:
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:
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To apply this hotfix on a Windows Vista-based computer, you must have Windows Vista Service Pack 1 installed on the computer. 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
No prerequisites are required for Windows Server 2008-based computers.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
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 and Windows Server 2008 file information notes
The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers in the following table.
Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 SP1
The .manifest files and the .mum files that are installed in each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista" section. These files and their associated .cat (security catalog) files are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The .cat files are signed with a Microsoft digital signature. The attributes of these security files are not listed.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
To work around this issue, you must take ownership of the
registry key as an administrator. To do this, follow these steps.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Log on as an administrative user.
Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.
Right-click Forms, click Permissions, and then click Advanced.
On the Owner tab, click Administrators (Computer_Name\Administrators), and then click to select the Replace owner on subcontainers and objects check box.
Click Apply, and then click OK two times.
Exit Registry Editor.
Install the IQueryForm program. Or, if you performed these steps after you installed the program and if the program still does not work, reinstall the program.
The IQueryForm interface is implemented by a query form extension object. This object enables the form object to add forms and pages to the system-supplied query dialog box that can be used to query the Active Directory directory service.
Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista
Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
Windows Web Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V, Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Business N, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business N 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Home Basic N, Windows Vista Home Basic N 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Home Premium