FIX: You receive a fatal error message when you use the SAX parser to validate an XML file according to an external XSD

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SYMPTOMS

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.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
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.

Prerequisites

You must have Windows Vista or MSXML6 SP1 installed to apply this hotfix. For more information about MSXML6 SP1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
934268 Description of Microsoft Core XML Services 6.0 Service Pack 1

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

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.
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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.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 953661 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
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