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FIX: Shell operations that are processed by using DDE do not work as expected in the Microsoft Foundation Classes

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Shell operations that are processed by using Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) do not work as expected in the Microsoft Foundation Classes because of a problem with the OnDDEExecute function.
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 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 file attributes) 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   --------------------------------------------------------------   09-Jun-2004  05:18  7.10.4161.0     1,060,864  Mfc71.dll   09-Jun-2004  04:37                  2,580,010  Mfc71.lib   09-Jun-2004  04:45  7.10.4161.0        40,960  Mfc71chs.dll        09-Jun-2004  04:45  7.10.4161.0        45,056  Mfc71cht.dll        09-Jun-2004  04:36  7.10.4161.0     2,183,168  Mfc71d.dll          09-Jun-2004  04:36                  3,361,062  Mfc71d.lib   09-Jun-2004  04:38  7.10.4161.0     2,178,048  Mfc71ud.dll         09-Jun-2004  04:33                 16,912,662  Nafxcw.lib   09-Jun-2004  04:33                 17,041,466  Nafxcwd.lib   09-Jun-2004  04:35                 17,211,254  Uafxcw.lib   09-Jun-2004  04:35                 17,433,476  Uafxcwd.lib   09-Jun-2004  03:44  7.10.4161.0        89,088  Atl71.dll        
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 867638 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 09:54:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Foundation Class Library 4.2

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