FIX: Names.Dat Corruption Is Not Repaired by the Analyze Utility

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When you run the Analyze utility for Visual SourceSafe 6.0, you receive the following error message:
The NameSet Information for [file name] is corrupt.
If you run the Analyze utility subsequently with the repair switch "-F," the corruption is not repaired.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This bug was corrected in the latest service pack for Visual Studio 6.0.

For additional information about Visual Studio service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why

194295 HOWTO: Tell That a Visual Studio Service Pack Is Installed
To download the latest Visual Studio service pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:


For more information on the Analyze utility that is included with Visual SourceSafe, please see the "Best Practices Guide" available on the following Microsoft Web site at:


Article ID: 279192 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 1.3
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0 Standard Edition
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