Calendar Type May Change to Japanese Emperor Era When Outlook Runs

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When you run the Japanese version of Microsoft Outlook, the calendar type may change to the Japanese Emperor Era type.


Outlook uses the GetLocaleInfo and SetLocaleInfo functions to calculate using Japanese Emperor Era in the calendar. However, because of a timing problem with the functions, Outlook cannot revert to the original calendar type correctly.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version      Size     File name
   01-Aug-2002  11:44  5.1.2600.51   44,544  Basesrv.dll
   01-Aug-2002  11:44  5.1.2600.51  898,048  Kernel32.dll



Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 325038 - Last Review: May 30, 2007 - Revision: 1.4
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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