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Article ID: 889085 - Last Review: June 20, 2014 - Revision: 3.0

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CPR - WinXP - Hotfix in SP2

Symptoms

When you apply the "Show only specified control panel applets" policy or the "Hide specified Control Panel Applets" policy on a Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)-based computer and you specify the applets that use a dynamic icon, Control Panel does not display the applets.

The applets that use a dynamic icon in Windows XP SP2 are listed in the following table.
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AppletFile name
BluetoothBthprops.cpl
Windows FirewallFirewall.cpl
WirelessLinkIrprops.cpl
Wireless Network Setup WizardNetsetup.cpl
Client Service for NetwareNwc.cpl
NVIDIAnViewNvtuicpl.cpl
Systems ManagementSmscfgrc.cpl
Program Download MonitorSmspdm.cpl
Run Advertised ProgramsSmsrap.cpl

Resolution

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 this specific problem. 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=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)
Note 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 install this hotfix, you must have Windows XP SP2 installed.

For additional information about how to obtain Windows XP Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/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.

Registry information

You do not have to create or modify any registry keys to enable the hotfix that this package contains.

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 item in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version        Size       File name
   ---------------------------------------------------------
   24-Nov-2004  18:19  6.0.2900.2572  8,450,560  Shell32.dll

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, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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kbautohotfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbwinxppresp3fix kbfix kbbug KB889085
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