Two language bars appear on the desktop after you upgrade to Windows Vista from an installation of Windows XP SP2 that had an IME enabled

Two language bars appear on the desktop after you upgrade to Windows Vista from an installation of Windows XP SP2 that had an IME enabled

Article ID : 937430
Last Review : June 8, 2007
Revision : 1.1

SYMPTOMS

After you upgrade a computer from Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) to Windows Vista, a second Language bar appears on the desktop. This problem occurs if an Input Method Editor (IME) was enabled in Windows XP.

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WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, right-click the Language bar, and then do one of the following:

• Click Minimize to reduce the Language bar to an icon on the taskbar.
• Click Close to disable the Language bar. By doing this, you remove the Language bar from the desktop. This action does not disable any text services.

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STATUS

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

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Starter
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Ultimate

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