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You cannot perform a project-level file check-in operation when you use a Visual SourceSafe 2005-based Automation program that uses OLE technology
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You have a Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005-based Automation program that uses OLE technology. You use the Automation program to perform a project-level file check-in operation. However, the project files appear to check in without updating the file content or the file history. When you examine the file properties, you notice that the files are checked out exclusively.
Note This problem only occurs for files that have been updated earlier in Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0.
This problem may occur because of a problem with the Auto-detect encoding of local file feature.
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. 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.
To download this hotfix from the MSDN Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The MSDN Code Gallery displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language listed, it is because the Code Gallery resource page is not available for that language.
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 Visual SourceSafe 2005 installed on the computer.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix replaces the Visual SourceSafe 2005 Update.
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 item in Control Panel.
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To work around this problem, use one of the following methods.
Method 1Turn off the Auto-detect encoding of local file feature. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 2Update the files in the project individually by checking in a new file version one time. After the files are updated one time by using Visual SourceSafe 2005, updates that use the project check in method should occur.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/LN/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates