PRB: Non-English Language MDAC 2.5 HLP and CHM Files Are Overwritten by English Files

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SYMPTOMS

When you install the English version of MDAC 2.5 over an existing non-English language version, the existing non-English versions of the .hlp and .chm files are overwritten by English versions. In previous versions of MDAC, this behavior did not occur.

STATUS

This behavior is by design. If a file is not version stamped, then MDAC setup installs it, regardless of the file datetime stamp.

MORE INFORMATION

Steps to Reproduce Behavior

  1. Install a non-English version of MDAC 2.5, release 4403.11.
  2. Install the English MDAC 2.5, release 4403.11, and not that the files are overwritten by the English version.

REFERENCES

For more information, see the File Versioning Rules on the following MSDN Online Library Web site at:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa368599.aspx
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
196221 HOWTO: Obtain List of Files Installed by Microsoft IExpress EXE

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Article ID: 250591 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 1.2
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  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.5
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