FIX: VBScript GetObject() Fails to Return Rich Error Information

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Symptoms

When a Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) script calls the GetObject function, and the call fails, it may not provide rich error information about why it fails.

Resolution

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
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time        Version      Size      File name
   -----------------------------------------------------------
   8/28/2000   5:36:06PM   5.1.0.5628   438,330   Vbscript.dll
   8/28/2000   5:36:17PM   5.1.0.5628   487,481   Jscript.dll
				

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

More information

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

Properties

Article ID: 272504 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
Keywords: 
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