Symptoms

You have a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008. When you install an application on this computer, some font files that are marked as system- protected cannot be updated.



Additionally, when you try to manually delete or update the font files, the operation fails.

Resolution

This issue is fixed in an update for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008. This update is intended to remove the protection of some font files that are not required for the Windows user interface.

Update information

How to obtain this update

This update is available from the Microsoft Update Web site:

http://update.microsoft.comThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating system

Update

All supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista

Download Download the update package now.

All supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008

Download Download the update package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista

Download Download the update package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008

Download Download the update package now.

All supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008

Download Download the update package now.

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.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, your computer must be running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

For more information about how to obtain a Windows Vista service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

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

968849 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2008

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

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 Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information notes
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, extremely important issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

For all supported versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista

File name

Version

File size

Ahronbd.ttf

5.00

50,332

Andlso.ttf

5.00

117,960

Angsa.ttf

5.00

109,808

Angsab.ttf

5.00

106,220

Angsai.ttf

5.00

103,444

Angsaz.ttf

5.00

105,636

Angsau.ttf

5.00

109,784

Angsaub.ttf

5.00

106,236

Angsaui.ttf

5.00

103,408

Angsauz.ttf

5.00

105,592

Arabtype.ttf

5.01

621,580

Arial.ttf

5.06

766,656

Arialbd.ttf

5.06

744,556

Arialbi.ttf

5.06

551,824

Ariali.ttf

5.06

546,536

Ariblk.ttf

5.00

119,492

Browa.ttf

5.00

89,656

Browab.ttf

5.00

75,424

Browai.ttf

5.00

100,224

Browaz.ttf

5.00

89,380

Browau.ttf

5.00

89,616

Browaub.ttf

5.00

75,416

Browaui.ttf

5.00

100,216

Browauz.ttf

5.00

89,376

Calibri.ttf

5.62

352,736

Calibrib.ttf

5.62

351,544

Calibrii.ttf

5.62

362,524

Calibriz.ttf

5.62

365,864

Cambria.ttc

5.96

1,090,432

Cambriab.ttf

5.96

328,500

Cambriai.ttf

5.96

336,764

Cambriaz.ttf

5.96

325,976

Candara.ttf

5.61

161,632

Candarab.ttf

5.61

164,892

Candarai.ttf

5.61

167,752

Candaraz.ttf

5.61

165,916

Comic.ttf

5.00

132,832

Comicbd.ttf

5.00

117,456

Consola.ttf

5.22

98,504

Consolab.ttf

5.22

100,420

Consolai.ttf

5.22

104,128

Consolaz.ttf

5.22

110,252

Constan.ttf

5.90

313,860

Constanb.ttf

5.90

317,704

Constani.ttf

5.90

305,980

Constanz.ttf

5.90

313,024

Corbel.ttf

5.61

205,008

Corbelb.ttf

5.61

210,780

Corbeli.ttf

5.61

209,844

Corbelz.ttf

5.61

217,300

Cordia.ttf

5.00

108,572

Cordiab.ttf

5.00

95,892

Cordiai.ttf

5.00

100,104

Cordiaz.ttf

5.00

94,816

Cordiau.ttf

5.00

108,544

Cordiaub.ttf

5.00

95,888

Cordiaui.ttf

5.00

100,100

Cordiauz.ttf

5.00

94,812

Cour.ttf

5.11

690,208

Courbd.ttf

5.11

697,096

Courbi.ttf

5.11

503,460

Couri.ttf

5.11

593,740

David.ttf

5.02

56,600

Davidbd.ttf

5.02

55,652

Framd.ttf

5.01

139,332

Framdit.ttf

5.01

152,104

Frank.ttf

5.02

63,840

Georgia.ttf

5.00

157,080

Georgiab.ttf

5.00

145,940

Georgiai.ttf

5.00

162,380

Georgiaz.ttf

5.00

164,332

Gisha.ttf

5.00

72,932

Gishabd.ttf

5.00

74,056

Impact.ttf

5.00

135,848

Kaiu.ttf

5.00

5,178,844

L_10646.ttf

5.00

325,400

Leelawad.ttf

5.00

97,752

Leelawdb.ttf

5.00

97,420

Lvnm.ttf

5.00

56,964

Lvnmbd.ttf

5.00

54,940

Moolbor.ttf

5.00

342,840

Mriam.ttf

5.02

52,128

Mriamc.ttf

5.02

57,064

Msuighur.ttf

5.00

203,360

Nrkis.ttf

5.02

56,944

Pala.ttf

5.00

472,664

Palab.ttf

5.00

420,052

Palabi.ttf

5.00

336,476

Palai.ttf

5.00

413,824

Rod.ttf

5.02

61,560

Simfang.ttf

5.01

10,576,012

Simhei.ttf

5.01

9,751,960

Simkai.ttf

5.01

11,785,184

Simpbdo.ttf

5.00

91,968

Simpfxo.ttf

5.00

90,904

Simpo.ttf

5.00

90,692

Symbol.ttf

5.00

70,128

Times.ttf

5.01

828,152

Timesbd.ttf

5.01

835,868

Timesbi.ttf

5.01

610,820

Timesi.ttf

5.01

651,500

Tradbdo.ttf

5.00

127,456

Trado.ttf

5.00

126,124

Trebuc.ttf

5.00

136,172

Trebucbd.ttf

5.00

126,376

Trebucbi.ttf

5.00

133,716

Trebucit.ttf

5.00

141,836

Upcdb.ttf

5.00

65,156

Upcdbi.ttf

5.00

68,784

Upcdi.ttf

5.01

69,956

Upcdl.ttf

5.01

69,448

Upceb.ttf

5.01

74,076

Upcebi.ttf

5.01

76,736

Upcei.ttf

5.01

75,360

Upcel.ttf

5.01

72,360

Upcfb.ttf

5.01

64,056

Upcfbi.ttf

5.01

67,216

Upcfi.ttf

5.01

67,424

Upcfl.ttf

5.01

64,900

Upcib.ttf

5.01

71,080

Upcibi.ttf

5.01

73,612

Upcii.ttf

5.01

73,632

Upcil.ttf

5.01

71,068

Upcjb.ttf

5.01

74,428

Upcjbi.ttf

5.01

77,692

Upcji.ttf

5.01

76,456

Upcjl.ttf

5.01

73,568

Upckb.ttf

5.01

64,648

Upckbi.ttf

5.01

68,872

Upcki.ttf

5.01

68,140

Upckl.ttf

5.01

64,316

Upclb.ttf

5.01

54,260

Upclbi.ttf

5.01

57,100

Upcli.ttf

5.01

56,752

Upcll.ttf

5.01

54,264

Verdana.ttf

5.02

185,704

Verdanab.ttf

5.02

152,872

Verdanai.ttf

5.02

174,088

Verdanaz.ttf

5.00

172,600

Webdings.ttf

5.00

121,664

Wingding.ttf

5.00

83,740

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

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