After you use the gpupdate /target:computer
command to update the Group
Policy settings on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer that has the
Multilingual User Interface Pack installed, the Windows Security Center control panel item appears in English instead of in the local language. This
problem may also occur after the computer
updates the Group Policy settings in the background.
This problem occurs because of a bug in the Userenv.dll
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: 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.
To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 1
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
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
tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name
11-Aug-2005 02:29 5.1.2600.2736 723,968 Userenv.dll
Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
To work around this problem, use one of the following three
- Log off the computer, and then log on again.
- Run the gpupdate /target:user
command to apply the correct MUI language settings.
the following two registry subkeys to the four-digit code that indicates the user language.
has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed
in the "Applies to" section.
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