You receive a “Can’t Convert from Native Datatype” error message when a Web-aware COM program accesses a Windows 2000 Server-based computer

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When a Web-aware COM program such as an ASP.NET program accesses a Microsoft Windows 2000 Server-based computer that is running the Active Directory directory service, you may receive the following error message:
Can't Convert from Native Datatype

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix replaces the hotfix that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article.
835554 "Handling of this ADS value Type is not yet implemented" error when you run a Web-aware COM application
The hotfix that is described in Knowledge Base article 835554 does not fix all the credential management problems that can occur in Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI).

File information

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   --------------------------------------------------------------   26-Oct-2004  10:49  5.0.2195.6993     126,736  Adsldp.dll          26-Oct-2004  10:49  5.0.2195.6993     133,392  Adsldpc.dll         26-Oct-2004  10:49  5.0.2195.6993      63,760  Adsmsext.dll        24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6876     388,368  Advapi32.dll        24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6866      69,904  Browser.dll         24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6824     134,928  Dnsapi.dll          24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6876      92,432  Dnsrslvr.dll        24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6883      47,888  Eventlog.dll        24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6890     143,632  Kdcsvc.dll          11-Mar-2004  03:37  5.0.2195.6903     210,192  Kerberos.dll        21-Sep-2003  01:32  5.0.2195.6824      71,888  Ksecdd.sys   11-Mar-2004  03:37  5.0.2195.6902     520,976  Lsasrv.dll          26-Feb-2004  00:59  5.0.2195.6902      33,552  Lsass.exe           11-Mar-2004  03:37  5.0.2195.6897     123,152  Msv1_0.dll          10-Jun-2004  17:58  5.0.2195.6949     309,008  Netapi32.dll        24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6891     371,472  Netlogon.dll        24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6896   1,028,880  Ntdsa.dll           24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6897     388,368  Samsrv.dll          24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6893     111,376  Scecli.dll          24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6903     253,200  Scesrv.dll          12-Oct-2004  11:10  5.0.2195.6983   6,125,568  Sp3res.dll          24-Mar-2004  03:17  5.0.2195.6824      50,960  W32time.dll         21-Sep-2003  01:32  5.0.2195.6824      57,104  W32tm.exe           19-Jun-2003  21:05  5.0.2195.6666     162,064  Wldap32.dll      
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.This problem was corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 .
For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 888243 - Last Review: 10/27/2013 06:42:43 - Revision: 2.5

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

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