You cannot install a gadget if the gadget has international characters in the file name in Windows Vista

You cannot install a gadget if the gadget has international characters in the file name in Windows Vista

Article ID : 930135
Last Review : March 15, 2007
Revision : 1.2

SYMPTOMS

In Windows Vista, you cannot install a gadget if the gadget has international characters in the file name. For example, you cannot install a gadget that has Japanese or Chinese characters in the file name.

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CAUSE

This problem occurs because Windows Vista cannot extract files from some cabinet (.cab) files that contain non-ANSI characters in the file name.

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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
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Starter
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition

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Keywords: 
kbexpertisebeginner kbtshoot kbprb KB930135

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