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Using distributed transactions from RDO 2.0 may generating an error statingthat the connection is invalid.
The problem may occur when RDO loads the Distributed TransactionCoordinator (DTC) components after having previously unloaded them. RDO nolonger unloads the DTC components when it is unloaded from memory. The DTCcomponents are then unloaded when the process ends.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the Microsoft products listedat the beginning of this article. This bug has been corrected in version5.00.3817 of the file msrdo20.dll, which is included in Visual Studio 97Service Pack 1.
For additional information about the Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 1,please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
170365 INFO: Visual Studio 97 Service Packs - What, Where, and Why