Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7.

  • You select a locale that has Monday as the first day of the week on the Formats tab of the Region and Language Control Panel item. For example, you select English (Australia) or English (United Kingdom).

  • You use the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) snap-in to connect to a domain controller from the computer.

  • You edit a Group Policy object (GPO) to create a scheduled task by using Group Policy preference settings.

  • You schedule the task to run every Sunday.

  • You return to the GPMC snap-in, select the GPO, and then click the Settings tab.

In this scenario, you receive the following error message:

An error occurred while generating report
Index was outside the bounds of the array

Cause

This issue occurs because the Group Policy module for reporting does not correctly iterate through weekdays when a locale is selected and its first day of the week is Monday instead of Sunday.

Resolution

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 the problem described in this article. 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.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must be running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

976932 Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Registry information

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

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information notes


Important Windows 7 hotfixes and Windows Server 2008 R2 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, hotfixes on the Hotfix Request page are listed under both operating systems. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.

  • 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 as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.1.760
    0.21xxx

    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    RTM

    LDR

    6.1.760
    1.21xxx

    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    LDR

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2" section. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting.dll

6.1.7600.21040

1,851,392

31-Aug-2011

06:34

x86

Microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting.dll

6.1.7601.21805

1,851,392

31-Aug-2011

08:17

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting.dll

6.1.7600.21040

1,851,392

31-Aug-2011

06:34

x86

Microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting.dll

6.1.7601.21805

1,851,392

31-Aug-2011

08:17

x86

For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting.dll

6.1.7600.21040

1,851,392

31-Aug-2011

06:34

x86

Microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting.dll

6.1.7601.21805

1,851,392

31-Aug-2011

08:17

x86

Workaround

To work around the issue, change the locale to English (United States) on the Formats tab of the Region and Language Control Panel item.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File name

Msil_microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21040_none_4a9322692579b854.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,860

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

06:56

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21805_none_4ca9ea55227afd14.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,860

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

08:49

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_c48a30307079a4083b5be8503accdf35_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21040_none_69aa93bffb3793c4.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

702

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

11:05

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_f3f38235078c6059ba0e6b2e0b4d309b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21805_none_3a320f774e734001.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

702

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

11:05

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

Amd64_c48a30307079a4083b5be8503accdf35_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21040_none_c5c92f43b39504fa.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

704

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

11:05

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_f3f38235078c6059ba0e6b2e0b4d309b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21805_none_9650aafb06d0b137.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

704

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

11:05

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21040_none_4a9322692579b854.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,860

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

06:56

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21805_none_4ca9ea55227afd14.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,860

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

08:49

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

Ia64_c48a30307079a4083b5be8503accdf35_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21040_none_69ac37b5fb359cc0.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

703

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

11:05

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Ia64_f3f38235078c6059ba0e6b2e0b4d309b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21805_none_3a33b36d4e7148fd.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

703

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

11:05

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21040_none_4a9322692579b854.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,860

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

06:56

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.grouppolicy.reporting_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21805_none_4ca9ea55227afd14.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,860

Date (UTC)

31-Aug-2011

Time (UTC)

08:49

Platform

Not applicable

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