Multiple versions of Comctl32.dll may cause both Windows XP style and Windows Classic style windows to appear in Windows XP

Symptoms

When you work in a program that loads both version 5 and version 6 of the Comctl32.dll file in Microsoft Windows XP, the program may stop responding, and an access violation may occur in the Comctl32.dll file.

Note You may also see mixed window styles when you experience this problem. If a program selects Comctl32.dll version 6, the program may show a Windows XP style (Comctl32 version 6) window. However, if you experience this problem, the program may show both the Windows XP style and Windows Classic style (Comctl32 version 5) windows.

Resolution

Download information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft download center:


Download Download the 884883 package now.

Release Date: June 16, 2005

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
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Prerequisites

You must have either Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed to apply this hotfix.

For additional information about how to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

Restart information

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

File information

The English version of this hotfix 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 tool in Control Panel.

Windows XP Service Pack 1



Date Time Version Size File name
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07-Apr-2005 18:53 6.0.2800.1659 925,184 Comctl32.dll
07-Apr-2005 18:53 5.82.2800.1659 561,152 Comctl32.dll
05-Apr-2005 01:39 6.0.2800.1659 1,005,056 Explorer.exe
20-Aug-2004 22:01 6.0.2800.1579 82,432 Fldrclnr.dll
07-Apr-2005 18:53 6.0.2800.1659 8,348,672 Shell32.dll
20-Aug-2004 22:01 5.1.2600.1579 700,928 Sxs.dll
05-Apr-2005 01:09 5.1.2600.1659 594,432 Xpsp2res.dll

Windows XP Service Pack 2



Date Time Version Size File name
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07-Apr-2005 18:48 5.82.2900.2649 617,472 Comctl32.dll
07-Apr-2005 02:48 6.0.2900.2649 1,053,696 Comctl32.dll
07-Apr-2005 09:33 6.0.2900.2649 1,032,192 Explorer.exe


Status

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

More Information

For additional information, 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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