PRJ2000: Error Messages from Features Not Supported in Web Folders

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SYMPTOMS

In Microsoft Project, you may receive any of the following error messages when attempting to use projects that are saved in Web folders.

Error Message 1

Run-time error '-2147467259 (80004005)':

Cannot open project 'http://server/share/project1.mpp'

Error Message 2

You cannot create links from a project file that exists on a Web folder to another file.

Error Message 3

Microsoft Project does not support resource pooling on a Web server.

Error Message 4

You cannot use an Internet address here. Enter a path that points to a location on your computer or on the network.
For details see c:Windows\TEMP\wecerr.txt

Error Message 5

There was a problem creating the link.

You cannot create links to projects that are stored on a Web server, and you cannot insert projects from a Web server.

CAUSE

These error messages occur when you attempt to use features that are unsupported with projects that are saved in Web folders.

Cause for Error Message 1:

This error message occurs when you run a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macro that uses ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) to open a project located in a Web folder.

Cause for Error Message 2:

This error message occurs when you copy data from a project that is located in a Web folder, and then paste link it in a project.

Cause for Error Message 3:

This error message occurs when, in a project that is located in a Web folder, you share resources from another project.

Cause for Error Message 4:

This error message occurs when you attempt to insert a project that is located in a Web folder.

Cause for Error Message 5:

This behavior occurs when you create external predecessor or successor relationships with a project that is located in a Web folder.

WORKAROUND

To work around this behavior, use either of the following methods:
  • Move the project from the Web folder to a location on your hard disk or on your network.
  • Instead of the Web folder path, use a valid drive letter and directory path, or a valid Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path (\\Server\Share) that points to the same location as the Web folder or FTP folder.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
245853 PRJ2000: Cannot Insert a Project File Object into an Office 2000 Document
242622 PRJ2000: Error Inserting Project, Creating Predecessor, Successor, or New Window
256657 PRJ2000: Cannot Create External Link to a Project Stored in a Web Folder

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Article ID: 242627 - Last Review: September 18, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Project 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2003
  • Microsoft Project 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 2002 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Project Professional 2010
  • Microsoft Project Standard 2010
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