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Error 438 occurs when running a program in which a form is assigned to a variable and that variable is used to access a control on the form if the program is on a system running Windows 95 with Regional Settings set to a setting other than English (United States). The error text is:
Run-Time Error #438:
Object doesn't support this property or method
There are two possible workarounds for this problem.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article. This problem has been fixed in Windows 98.
To reproduce this bug consistently, you will need HeapWalker, a utility that ships with the Windows 16-bit Software Development Kit and the 16-bit version of Visual C++.
Steps to Reproduce
Article ID: 175616 - Last Review: October 20, 2003 - Revision: 2.0