FIX: Microsoft Foundation Class ActiveX control that is built with Visual C++ .NET 2003 cannot be used in Visual Fox Pro 6.0

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You have a default Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) ActiveX control that is built with Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003. You drop this form in Design mode on a Microsoft Visual Fox Pro 6.0 running form on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows 98. When you save the form, you receive the following error message:
OLE Error code 0x80004005: Unspecified error.
You do not receive this error message with MFC ActiveX controls that are built with Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2002 or with earlier versions of Microsoft Visual C++.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, 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  16:22                     56,223  Afx.h   18-Apr-2004  21:56  7.10.4108.0       106,496  Atl71.dll   17-Nov-2003  21:55                     17,677  Atlcomtime.inl   22-Jan-2004  12:05                     13,014  Atlevent.h   18-Apr-2004  21:55                  1,199,632  Atls.lib   18-Apr-2004  21:55                  1,240,234  Atlsd.lib   29-Aug-2003  16:16                     10,647  Atltime.h   29-Aug-2003  16:18                     14,773  Atltime.inl   19-Apr-2004  06:55                    319,746  Eafxis.lib   19-Apr-2004  06:55                    310,120  Eafxisd.lib   11-Sep-2003  14:30                      9,121  Filest.cpp   19-Apr-2004  07:40  7.10.4108.0     1,060,864  Mfc71.dll   19-Apr-2004  06:59                  2,580,010  Mfc71.lib   19-Apr-2004  07:07  7.10.4108.0        40,960  Mfc71chs.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:07  7.10.4108.0        45,056  Mfc71cht.dll   19-Apr-2004  06:58  7.10.4108.0     2,183,168  Mfc71d.dll   19-Apr-2004  06:58                  3,361,062  Mfc71d.lib   19-Apr-2004  07:07  7.10.4108.0        65,536  Mfc71deu.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:07  7.10.4108.0        57,344  Mfc71enu.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:07  7.10.4108.0        61,440  Mfc71esp.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:07  7.10.4108.0        61,440  Mfc71fra.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:07  7.10.4108.0        61,440  Mfc71ita.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:07  7.10.4108.0        49,152  Mfc71jpn.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:07  7.10.4108.0        49,152  Mfc71kor.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:32  7.10.4108.0     1,048,064  Mfc71u.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:03                  3,348,140  Mfc71u.lib   19-Apr-2004  07:00  7.10.4108.0     2,178,048  Mfc71ud.dll   19-Apr-2004  07:01                  4,287,960  Mfc71ud.lib   19-Apr-2004  07:12                    555,888  Mfcs71.lib   19-Apr-2004  06:58                    582,130  Mfcs71d.lib   19-Apr-2004  07:13                    490,054  Mfcs71u.lib   19-Apr-2004  07:01                    507,600  Mfcs71ud.lib   19-Apr-2004  06:55                 16,911,250  Nafxcw.lib   19-Apr-2004  06:55                 17,041,026  Nafxcwd.lib   19-Apr-2004  06:55                    129,138  Nafxis.lib   19-Apr-2004  06:55                    132,454  Nafxisd.lib   17-Jul-2003  16:19                      6,073  Objcore.cpp   17-Jul-2003  17:21                     24,323  Occcont.cpp   20-Jan-2004  13:31                     16,801  Olefact.cpp   24-Mar-2004  23:32                     40,431  Olepset.cpp   07-Apr-2004  16:23                     13,810  Olestrm.cpp   19-Apr-2004  06:57                 17,209,838  Uafxcw.lib   19-Apr-2004  06:57                 17,433,082  Uafxcwd.lib   19-Apr-2004  11:02                    101,376  Vc_user_atl71_rtl_x86_---.msm   19-Apr-2004  11:02                    100,864  Vc_user_mfc71_loc_rtl_x86_---.msm   19-Apr-2004  11:02                    919,552  Vc_user_mfc71_rtl_x86_---.msm   26-Mar-2004  20:40                     19,190  Winocc.cpp
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
When you save a Visual Fox Pro form with an MFC ActiveX control, the IPersistStreamInit::Save interface method of the control is called. This eventually calls the AfxFullPath() function with name of the stream. In Visual C++ .NET 2002, and in earlier versions of Visual C++, this call failed on computers that were running Microsoft Windows 98. However, the failure was ignored. In Visual C++ .NET 2003, an exception is thrown. Visual Fox Pro captures the exception and displays it as the error message that is mentioned in the "Symptoms" section.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
VS .Net 2003 MFC activex control cannot be used on VFP 6.0 form on Windows98

Article ID: 840874 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 09:40:55 - Revision: 2.0

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