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Article ID: 914882 - Last Review: August 25, 2011 - Revision: 10.0

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The FsRtlCreateSectionForDataScan API is currently unavailable in Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). Therefore, antivirus vendors frequently use the MmCreateSection API. However, Microsoft does not support this API.

You can install the Filter Manager rollup package to enable the FsRtlCreateSectionForDataScan API. This article describes how to install the Filter Manager rollup package for Windows XP SP2. The package includes the following:
  • The FsRtlCreateSectionForDataScan API.
Note If you reached this KB article while attempting to install Microsoft Security Essentials, you will need to install Service Pack 3 for Windows XP as Windows XP SP2 is not supported by Microsoft Security Essentials. To install Service Pack 3 for Windows XP, visit the following Microsoft website:

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Release Date: January 8, 2007

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This update does not replace any other updates.

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


The FsRtlCreateSectionForDataScan API is available in the filter manager binaries in Microsoft Windows 2000 and in Microsoft Windows Server 2003. For more information about this topic, 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

  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional for Itanium-based systems
    • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
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