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SYMPTOMS

After you install Windows Script 5.7 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP, the Windows Script Host (WSH) binaries may be overwritten by Windows File Protection.

CAUSE

This issue may occur if the package signature has expired.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, apply the following hotfix. This hotfix installs Windows Script that contains the following components:
  • Visual Basic Script Edition (VBScript.) Version 5.7
  • JScript Version 5.7
  • Windows Script Components
  • Windows Script Host 5.7
  • Windows Script Runtime Version 5.7
New Windows Script 5.7 packages are released for the following products:
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Service Pack 2

Hotfix information for Windows Server 2003

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.

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, submit a request to 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 apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

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

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.
Windows Server 2003, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Cscript.exe5.7.0.16535114,68809-Jul-200809:36x86SP1
Dispex.dll5.7.0.1653532,76821-Jul-200808:32x86SP1
Jscript.dll5.7.0.16535491,52021-Jul-200808:32x86SP1
Scrobj.dll5.7.0.16535163,84021-Jul-200814:48x86SP1
Scrrun.dll5.7.0.16535155,64821-Jul-200808:32x86SP1
Vbscript.dll5.7.0.16535413,69621-Jul-200808:32x86SP1
Wscript.exe5.7.0.16535135,16818-Jul-200809:40x86SP1
Wshcon.dll5.7.0.1653536,86421-Jul-200808:32x86SP1
Wshext.dll5.7.0.1653569,63221-Jul-200808:32x86SP1
Wshom.ocx5.7.0.16535114,68821-Jul-200808:32x86SP1
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Cscript.exe5.7.0.16535122,88002-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Dispex.dll5.7.0.1653519,45602-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Jscript.dll5.7.0.16535764,92802-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Scrobj.dll5.7.0.16535205,82402-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Scrrun.dll5.7.0.16535175,61602-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Vbscript.dll5.7.0.16535590,84802-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Wscript.exe5.7.0.16535141,82402-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Wshcon.dll5.7.0.1653528,16002-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Wshext.dll5.7.0.1653575,77602-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Wshom.ocx5.7.0.16535118,78402-Jun-200907:16x64SP2Not Applicable
Wcscript.exe5.7.0.16535114,68802-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wdispex.dll5.7.0.1653532,76802-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wjscript.dll5.7.0.16535491,52002-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wmsscript.ocx1.0.0.16535110,59202-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wscrobj.dll5.7.0.16535163,84002-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wscrrun.dll5.7.0.16535155,64802-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wvbscript.dll5.7.0.16535413,69602-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wwscript.exe5.7.0.16535135,16802-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wwshcon.dll5.7.0.1653536,86402-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wwshext.dll5.7.0.1653569,63202-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW
Wwshom.ocx5.7.0.16535114,68802-Jun-200907:16x86SP2WOW

Hotfix information for Windows XP

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.

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, submit a request to 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 apply this hotfix, you must have Windows XP SP2 installed.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

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

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.
Windows XP SP2, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Cscript.exe5.7.0.16535114,68810-Dec-200713:00x86SP2
Dispex.dll5.7.0.1653532,76821-Jul-200807:26x86SP2
Jscript.dll5.7.0.16535491,52021-Jul-200807:26x86SP2
Scrobj.dll5.7.0.16535163,84021-Jul-200804:56x86SP2
Scrrun.dll5.7.0.16535155,64821-Jul-200807:26x86SP2
Vbscript.dll5.7.0.16535413,69621-Jul-200807:26x86SP2
Wscript.exe5.7.0.16535135,16810-Dec-200713:00x86SP2
Wshcon.dll5.7.0.1653536,86421-Jul-200807:26x86SP2
Wshext.dll5.7.0.1653569,63221-Jul-200807:26x86SP2
Wshom.ocx5.7.0.16535114,68821-Jul-200807:26x86SP2

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

Windows Script 5.7 was released during the summer of 2007 for Windows Server 2003 and for Windows XP. The package signature is expired now.

To obtain Windows Script 5.7, visit the following Microsoft Web sites.

Windows XP
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=47809025-D896-482E-A0D6-524E7E844D81&displaylang=en (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=47809025-D896-482E-A0D6-524E7E844D81&displaylang=en)
Windows Server 2003
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f00cb8c0-32e9-411d-a896-f2cd5ef21eb4&DisplayLang=en (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f00cb8c0-32e9-411d-a896-f2cd5ef21eb4&DisplayLang=en)
For more information about Windows Script 5.7 for Windows XP, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
952830  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952830/ ) Description of Windows Script 5.7 for Windows XP
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

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
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