Symptoms

Consider the following scenario in a domain environment:

  • You have a Windows Server 2008 R2-based domain controller, or you have a Windows 7-based computer that has Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) installed.

  • You use Active Directory Administrative Center (Dsac.exe) to manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) objects.

  • You change the Dial-in property settings of a user account.

In this scenario, all changes cannot be saved.

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 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 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)

Additionally, you have a Windows Server 2008 R2-based domain controller, or you must have a Windows 7-based computer that has Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) installed.

Registry information

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

Restart requirement

You do not have to 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, 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
    0.20xxx

    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 Server 2008 R2 and for Windows 7" 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

Dsac.exe

6.1.7600.20864

3,235,840

22-Dec-2010

06:46

x86

Dsac.exe.config

Not applicable

435

22-Jul-2009

23:13

Not applicable

Dsacn.dll

6.1.7600.20864

300,544

22-Dec-2010

06:35

x86

Microsoft.activedirectory.management.ui.dll

6.1.7600.20864

1,204,224

22-Dec-2010

06:46

x86

Dsac.exe

6.1.7601.21624

3,235,840

18-Dec-2010

08:07

x86

Dsac.exe.config

Not applicable

435

12-Nov-2010

23:51

Not applicable

Dsacn.dll

6.1.7601.21624

300,544

18-Dec-2010

07:56

x86

Microsoft.activedirectory.management.ui.dll

6.1.7601.21624

1,204,224

18-Dec-2010

08:07

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

Dsac.exe

6.1.7600.20864

3,235,840

22-Dec-2010

06:46

x86

Dsac.exe.config

Not applicable

435

22-Jul-2009

23:13

Not applicable

Dsacn.dll

6.1.7600.20864

300,544

22-Dec-2010

06:35

x86

Microsoft.activedirectory.management.ui.dll

6.1.7600.20864

1,204,224

22-Dec-2010

06:46

x86

Dsac.exe

6.1.7601.21624

3,235,840

18-Dec-2010

08:07

x86

Dsac.exe.config

Not applicable

435

12-Nov-2010

23:51

Not applicable

Dsacn.dll

6.1.7601.21624

300,544

18-Dec-2010

07:56

x86

Microsoft.activedirectory.management.ui.dll

6.1.7601.21624

1,204,224

18-Dec-2010

08:07

x86

Workaround

Workaround for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

To work around the issue, use the Active Directory Users and Computers Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in window to change the Dial-in property settings of user accounts.

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:

824684Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates For more information about Active Directory Administrative Center, visit the following Microsoft webpages:

Introduction to Active Directory Administrative Center

What's New in AD DS: Active Directory Administrative Center

To change the Dial-in property settings of a user account by using the Active Directory Administrative Center utility, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Active Directory Administrative Center utility.

  2. Locate a user account to open the Properties dialog box.

  3. Click the Extensions menu on the left panel.

  4. Click the Dial-in tab.

  5. Change a setting, and then click OK.

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-windows-d..dministrativecenter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20864_none_150e2f30af03d65a.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

5,518

Date (UTC)

22-Dec-2010

Time (UTC)

07:06

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft-windows-d..dministrativecenter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21624_none_171fcbe6ac09d282.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

5,518

Date (UTC)

18-Dec-2010

Time (UTC)

08:32

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_73c0b5086a4c7a25ce23ada30c1f85e9_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21624_none_2d0d196d4f496af1.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

727

Date (UTC)

22-Dec-2010

Time (UTC)

20:07

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_e2d2a29659c3a7615e760cddeb5cf98e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20864_none_94d4a0bbb3ae5d12.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

727

Date (UTC)

22-Dec-2010

Time (UTC)

20:07

Platform

Not applicable

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

File name

Amd64_73c0b5086a4c7a25ce23ada30c1f85e9_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21624_none_892bb4f107a6dc27.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

729

Date (UTC)

22-Dec-2010

Time (UTC)

20:07

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_e2d2a29659c3a7615e760cddeb5cf98e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20864_none_f0f33c3f6c0bce48.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

729

Date (UTC)

22-Dec-2010

Time (UTC)

20:07

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft-windows-d..dministrativecenter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20864_none_150e2f30af03d65a.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

5,518

Date (UTC)

22-Dec-2010

Time (UTC)

07:06

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft-windows-d..dministrativecenter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21624_none_171fcbe6ac09d282.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

5,518

Date (UTC)

18-Dec-2010

Time (UTC)

08:32

Platform

Not applicable

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