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You use Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 5 (SP5) on a Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4-based computer to open and to modify remote files that are stored by using the Rational ClearCase dynamic view. The remote files may become corrupted when you use Visual Studio 6.0 to save the changes. Also, you may receive an error message in the Visual Studio 6.0 IDE that is similar to the following:
The volume for a file has been externally altered so that the opened file is no longer valid.
(Win32:ERROR_FILE_INVALID 1006, NTSTATUS:STATUS_FILE_INVALID 0xC0000098).
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must have Windows 2000 SP4 installed on your computer.
Restart requirementYou must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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 Platform ------------------------------------------------------------------ 12-Jul-2004 18:04 5.0.2195.6960 409,360 Mrxsmb.sys x86 12-Jul-2004 18:04 5.0.2195.6960 169,936 Rdbss.sys x86
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/826482/ )Data is not completely written to files that are located on a network share after you set the attributes of the files in Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates