FIX: Cannot Access Some Msxml Methods With Czech or Slovak Regional Settings

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SYMPTOMS

If your regional settings are set to Czech or Slovak, calling some Msxml.dll methods, such as, childNodes, in a script that is written in Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) or JScript may not work and you may receive the following error message:
Microsoft VBScript runtime error: Object doesn't support this property or method: 'node.childNodes'

CAUSE

This issue is caused by a problem in Msxml.dll that prevents it from correctly retrieving some Msxml method and property names.

RESOLUTION

This problem is fixed in the latest service packs for Windows 2000.
  • To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
  • To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Data Access Components 2.5. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    293312 INFO: How to Obtain the Latest MDAC 2.5 Service Pack
The English version of this fix for Windows NT 4.0 should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date       Time    Version     Size     File name  Platform
   -----------------------------------------------------------
   8/16/2000  07:49p  8.0.5616.0  554,256  Msxml.dll  Intel
				
The English version of this fix for Windows 2000 should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time     Version      Size     File name
   -----------------------------------------------------
   2/16/2001   03:37p  8.0.5718.1  494,864   Msxml.dll
   1/18/2001   04:47a  8.0.5718.1   28,432   Msxmlr.dll
   2/16/2001   03:41p              966,827   Sp2.cat

				

STATUS

This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

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Article ID: 269688 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
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