The input of Chinese (Traditional) Quick characters is very slow in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You install the input method editor (IME) for Chinese (Traditional) Quick on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

  • You enable CJK Unified Ideographs Extension B in the character set of the IME.

  • You switch to Chinese (Traditional) Quick and start inputting characters.


In this scenario, the input of characters is very slow.

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft Support. 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, go to the following Microsoft website:

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 have Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

The English (United States) 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 and notesImportant 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, SR_Level (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table.

    Version

    Product

    SR_Level

    Service branch

    6.1.760
    1.
    22xxx

    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    LDR

  • 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.

  • 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 Windows Server 2008 R2" section. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintain the state of the updated components. 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

Mscand20.dll

10.1.7601.22825

606,720

02-Oct-2014

01:44

x86

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

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Mscand20.dll

10.1.7601.22825

883,712

02-Oct-2014

02:03

x64

Mscand20.dll

10.1.7601.22825

606,720

02-Oct-2014

01:44

x86

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

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Mscand20.dll

10.1.7601.22825

1,806,336

02-Oct-2014

06:29

IA-64

Mscand20.dll

10.1.7601.22825

606,720

02-Oct-2014

01:44

x86

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

Package_1_for_kb3001526~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.1.1.0.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,859

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Package_2_for_kb3001526~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.1.1.0.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,867

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Package_for_kb3001526_sp1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.1.1.0.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,924

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

X86_e7d62898ac9a64b33a3566d13dd314e8_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_3e4e358f31986408.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

753

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-d..ashared-candidateui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_cfd0d45544724ec9.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,384

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

02:12

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

File name

Amd64_b27b18c9e20b0eb3ffcf0d2fcf0cf65b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_37803432f73b92aa.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

757

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Amd64_e7d62898ac9a64b33a3566d13dd314e8_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_9a6cd112e9f5d53e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

755

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Amd64_eabf342376415610e1e408c5c4a2111a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_8c477e68c2ae6c10.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,154

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-d..ashared-candidateui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_2bef6fd8fccfbfff.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,388

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

02:29

File name

Package_1_for_kb3001526~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.0.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,076

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Package_2_for_kb3001526~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.0.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,080

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Package_3_for_kb3001526~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.0.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,148

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Package_for_kb3001526_sp1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.0.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,634

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-d..ashared-candidateui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_cfd0d45544724ec9.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,384

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

02:12

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

File name

Ia64_3239fec3e4c5b55bb859d7860f12977d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_293e86ea9637f337.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,152

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Ia64_microsoft-windows-d..ashared-candidateui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_cfd2784b447057c5.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,386

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

07:54

File name

Package_1_for_kb3001526~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.1.1.0.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,135

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

Package_for_kb3001526_sp1~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.1.1.0.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,446

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

22:23

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-d..ashared-candidateui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22825_none_cfd0d45544724ec9.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,384

Date (UTC)

02-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

02:12


Status

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

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