Support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) ends on July 12, 2011. To continue receiving security updates for Windows, make sure you're running Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2). For more information, refer to this Microsoft web page: Support is ending for some versions of Windows.
On a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1, you execute the Create method on the Win32_Share class. When you do this, memory corruption may occur in the Wmiprvse.exe process. Therefore, the Wmiprvse.exe process may exit unexpectedly.
This behavior may cause an unexpected error code to be returned from Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) calls that are made in other applications. Additionally, other unexpected behavior may occur.
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
You must have Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1 installed to apply this update.
Note Service Pack 1 is integrated into Windows Server 2008.
You must restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any other updates.
The English version of this update 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.
Note 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 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
For all supported 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
For all supported Windows Server 2008 Itanium-Based Systems operating systems
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
Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista
Additional files for all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista