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When both a dynamic-link library (DLL) that contains a typelib and the typelib itself are imported in an application in the COM+ component services, exporting the application as an application proxy gives the following error message:
This problem does not occur under Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS) on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0.
Error occurred writing to the application file. Either the path cannot be accessed or an existing file cannot be overwritten. Make sure you entered the full path for the application definition file. The application was not exported.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
WORKAROUNDYou can use one of the following methods to work around this problem:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
Steps to Reproduce Behavior
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/292184/EN-US/ )HOWTO: Create a COM+ Application Proxy That Installs Only Type Library Files
Article ID: 255973 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 1.0