Floating Point Arguments Won't Pass Between Windows NT RPC and IBM RPC Implementations

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SYMPTOMS
Floating point arguments cannot be passed successfully between the WindowsNT implementation of RPC or DCOM9x and IBM implementations.
CAUSE
The Windows NT Network Data Representation (NDR) engine is not able toconvert from IBM floating point representation to IEEE floating pointrepresentation.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
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Article ID: 189032 - Last Review: 10/09/2013 17:47:37 - Revision: 2.2

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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