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When you try to start the VBScript engine from a C++-based program, you receive the following error message:
0x80070057 (E_INVALIDARG) returned by vbscript!GetTypeInfo().
This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:
Windows Script 5.7 for Windows XP resolves the problem that is mentioned in the "Symptoms" section. To download Windows Script 5.7 for Windows XP, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Service pack informationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389/ )How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack
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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
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, contact 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:
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 20-Dec-2004 22:24 184.108.40.20627 450,560 Jscript.dll 20-Dec-2004 22:24 220.127.116.1127 417,792 Vbscript.dll
This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 3.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates