Remote function calls from a custom COM application return error messages on a Windows 2000-based computer

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 886766 - View products that this article applies to.
Expand all | Collapse all

On This Page

SYMPTOMS

When a custom COM application use a large, user-defined data structure as parameter to invoke remote function calls on a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer, one or more of the following error messages are returned:
000006f7 RPC_X_BAD_STUB_DATA
800706f7 RPC_X_BAD_STUB_DATA
c000008f STATUS_FLOAT_INEXACT_RESULT

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The 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 item in Control Panel.
Collapse this tableExpand this table
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ole32.dll5.0.2195.6906954,64011-Mar-200407:59x86
Oleaut32.dll2.40.4527.0631,05605-Jan-200518:25x86
Rpcrt4.dll5.0.2195.7018437,00805-Jan-200518:25x86
Rpcss.dll5.0.2195.6906211,72811-Mar-200407:59x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 886766 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbbug kbfix kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbwin2000presp5fix KB886766

Give Feedback

 

Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from smallbusiness.support.microsoft.com