FIX: Error message when you use Visual Studio 2005 to compile C++ source code: "Warning C4819: The file contains a character that cannot be represented in the current code page"

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SYMPTOMS

When you use Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 to compile C++ source code, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
Warning C4819: The file contains a character that cannot be represented in the current code page (932). Save the file in Unicode format to prevent data loss.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

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 2005 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=support
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 usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this hotfix.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

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.
Visual Studio 2005 hotfix, 32-bit
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
C1ast.dll14.0.50727.71774,14409-Feb-200602:10x86
C1xxast.dll14.0.50727.712,494,46409-Feb-200602:10x86
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.713,898,36809-Feb-200606:33x86
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.716,501,88809-Feb-200606:32x86
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.712,277,37609-Feb-200601:25x86
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.712,174,97609-Feb-200606:32x86
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.712,183,16809-Feb-200606:33x86
C1.dll14.0.50727.71972,28809-Feb-200606:33x86
C1.dll14.0.50727.711,538,56009-Feb-200606:32x86
C1.dll14.0.50727.71581,63209-Feb-200606:32x86
C1.dll14.0.50727.71581,63209-Feb-200606:33x86
C1.dll14.0.50727.71626,68809-Feb-200601:25x86
Fleacp.dll14.0.50727.712,117,63209-Feb-200602:05x86

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, 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: 912790 - Last Review: August 22, 2006 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition
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