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FIX: "The parameter is incorrect" error message when you open a file from a CD-ROM in a Visual C++ MFC application that was created in Visual Studio .NET 2003

When you try to open a file that is located on a CD-ROM by using Open on the File menu of a Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) application, and the MFC application was created in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 by using Microsoft Visual C++ .NET, you receive the following error message:
The Parameter is Incorrect
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next Visual Studio .NET 2003 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version      Size        File name   -----------------------------------------------------------   17-Jul-2003  23:22                   56,223  Afx.h   04-Jun-2003  01:14                   16,940  Atlcomtime.inl   24-Sep-2003  04:47                1,199,632  Atls.lib   24-Sep-2003  04:47                1,240,004  Atlsd.lib   29-Aug-2003  23:16                   10,647  Atltime.h   29-Aug-2003  23:18                   14,773  Atltime.inl   24-Sep-2003  05:36                  319,746  Eafxis.lib   24-Sep-2003  05:36                  310,120  Eafxisd.lib   11-Sep-2003  21:30                    9,121  Filest.cpp   24-Sep-2003  06:24  7.10.3267.0   1,060,864  Mfc71.dll   24-Sep-2003  05:38  7.10.3267.0   2,183,168  Mfc71d.dll   24-Sep-2003  06:13  7.10.3267.0   1,048,064  Mfc71u.dll   24-Sep-2003  05:40  7.10.3267.0   2,178,048  Mfc71ud.dll   24-Sep-2003  05:53                  555,888  Mfcs71.lib   24-Sep-2003  05:39                  582,130  Mfcs71d.lib   24-Sep-2003  05:54                  490,054  Mfcs71u.lib   24-Sep-2003  05:42                  507,598  Mfcs71ud.lib   24-Sep-2003  05:36               16,910,548  Nafxcw.lib   24-Sep-2003  05:35               17,040,852  Nafxcwd.lib   24-Sep-2003  05:36                  129,138  Nafxis.lib   24-Sep-2003  05:36                  132,454  Nafxisd.lib   17-Jul-2003  23:19                    6,073  Objcore.cpp   18-Jul-2003  00:21                   24,323  Occcont.cpp   24-Sep-2003  05:38               17,209,368  Uafxcw.lib   24-Sep-2003  05:38               17,432,606  Uafxcwd.lib
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.

Article ID: 828100 - Last Review: 10/25/2005 18:28:46 - Revision: 1.6

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