Consider the following scenario. You
use the Simple API for XML (SAX) parser that is
included in Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1). You use the SAX parser to
validate an XML file according to an
external XML Schema Definition (XSD). The validation fails, and you receive an error message. However, in this scenario, you also receive a fatal error message.
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. This hotfix
might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected
by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that
contains this hotfix.
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, contact 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:
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.Note After you install this hotfix, a feature that is named
"suppress-validation-fatalError" will be added. By default, this feature is
disabled. You must use the SAXReader::putFeature method to set the value of this feature to true in the code. After you do this, you will no longer receive the fatal error message.
You must have Windows Vista or MSXML6 SP1 installed to apply this
For more information about MSXML6 SP1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of Microsoft Core XML
Services 6.0 Service Pack 1
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
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.