FIX: You receive an "Invalid pointer Code: 0" error message when you call the AppendChild method with a Null parameter in Smartnav.js in the .NET Framework 1.1

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In the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1, when you call the AppendChild method with a Null parameter in Smartnav.js,you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
An error has occurred in the script on this page Line: 81 Char: 13
Error: Invalid pointer Code: 0
URL: http://ServerName/smartnav/Lookup.aspx

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Software update information

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, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 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.

File information

The English version of this software update 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   ------------------------------------------------------------------------   02-Feb-2004  16:44  1.1.4322.995    258,048  Aspnet_isapi.dll   02-Feb-2004  16:44  1.1.4322.995     94,208  Perfcounter.dll   02-Feb-2004  16:43                    8,571  Smartnav.js   02-Feb-2004  16:43  1.1.4322.995  1,220,608  Sy52106.dll   02-Feb-2004  16:43  1.1.4322.995    241,664  System.messaging.dll   02-Feb-2004  16:43  1.1.4322.995    323,584  System.runtime.remoting.dll   02-Feb-2004  16:43  1.1.4322.995    131,072  System.runtime.serialization.formatters.soap.dll  x86   02-Feb-2004  16:43  1.1.4322.995  1,257,472  System.web.dll   02-Feb-2004  16:43  1.1.4322.995    819,200   02-Feb-2004  16:43  1.1.4322.995    569,344   02-Feb-2004  16:43  1.1.4322.995  1,339,392  System.xml.dll   02-Feb-2004  16:43                   14,482  Webuivalidation.js
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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Article ID: 833612 - Last Review: 12/08/2015 05:44:09 - Revision: 1.4

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1

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