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FIX: The strupr function may not convert strings to uppercase in Visual Studio .NET 2003
Article ID: 890940 - View products that this article applies to.
In Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003, the strupr function may not convert strings to uppercase. You experience this problem when the following conditions are true:
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Visual Studio .NET 2003 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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 usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
PrerequisitesYou must have Visual Studio .NET 2003 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
Hotfix 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 ------------------------------------------------------ 10-Dec-2004 09:33 7.10.4344.0 499,712 msvcp71.dll 10-Dec-2004 08:59 7.10.4344.0 765,952 msvcp71d.dll 10-Dec-2004 08:30 7.10.6026.4 348,160 msvcr71.dll 10-Dec-2004 08:59 7.10.4344.0 544,768 msvcr71d.dll
To work around this problem, use the CharUpper Windows API function in the application.
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
Article ID: 890940 - Last Review: June 1, 2006 - Revision: 1.5