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FIX: Error "OLE Error Code 0x80080005 Server Execution Failed"

This article was previously published under Q164360
If the "at" symbol ("@") is in the name of your computer, you may receivethe following error message when running a manually written MSGraphprogram:
OLE error code 0x80080005 Server execution failed
To resolve this problem, the "at" symbol ("@") must be removed from thename of the computer as follows:

  1. Right-click the Network Neighborhood icon and click Properties.
  2. Click the Identification tab.
  3. In the Computer Name box, remove the "at" symbol ("@") from the name of the computer.
  4. Click OK and restart the computer. On non-Windows 95 networks you may have to resolve this new computer name for proper network operation.
  5. Run the Graph1.prg program, located in the MORE INFORMATION section below, from the Command window.
The MSGraph Bar chart appears on the screen.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the Microsoft products listedat the beginning of this article. This has been corrected in Visual FoxPro6.0.

Steps to Reproduce Behavior

Place the following code into a .prg file and execute it:
   #DEFINE tab chr(09)   #DEFINE cr_lf chr(13) + chr(10)   LOCAL FruitData   Fruit_Data = " "   + tab + "Fruits" + cr_lf + ;        "Apples"  + tab + "1"      + cr_lf + ;             "Oranges" + tab + "2"      + cr_lf + ;             "Pears"   + tab + "3"      + cr_lf   CREATE TABLE frt_graph (mygraph G)   APPEND BLANK   APPEND GENERAL MyGraph CLASS "MSGRAPH" DATA Fruit_Data   MODIFY GENERAL MyGraph						
If you have an "at" symbol ("@") in the computer name you will receive thefollowing error message.
OLE error code 0x80080005 Server execution failed

Article ID: 164360 - Last Review: 10/15/2003 20:07:46 - Revision: 3.1

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