FIX: Managed Application That Makes COM to COM+ Calls May Experience an Access Violation Error

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Article ID: 823140 - View products that this article applies to.
For a Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 version of this article, see 823202.
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SYMPTOMS

If your managed application makes a COM to COM+ call under the following conditions, the application may quit unexpectedly (crash):
  • The target method has an Enum as its first argument.

    -and-
  • Some reference types are included as other arguments.

    -and-
  • Garbage collection occurs before the call is completed.

RESOLUTION

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem. This fix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next .NET Framework service pack that contains this fix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS
NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The typical support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version       Size       File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   23-Jun-2003  21:17  1.1.4322.915     77,824  Corperfmonext.dll
   24-Jun-2003  12:13  1.1.4322.915  2,088,960  Mscorlib.dll
   23-Jun-2003  21:15  1.1.4322.915  2,494,464  Mscorsvr.dll
   23-Jun-2003  21:07                   10,728  Mscorlib.ldo
   23-Jun-2003  21:16  1.1.4322.915  2,486,272  Mscorwks.dll

STATUS

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

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Article ID: 823140 - Last Review: October 25, 2005 - Revision: 1.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Keywords: 
kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbnetframe110presp1fix kbqfe kbfix kbbug KB823140

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