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When you run a custom program that uses context activation on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 1 (SP1), the custom program may unexpectedly stop responding.
This problem occurs if the QueryPathOfRegTypeLib function does not correctly return the fully qualified file name for a type library that was specified in the manifest file.
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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
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, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
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No prerequisites are required.
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
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.
Windows XP, 64-bit versions
Date Time Version Size File name Platform ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 11-Mar-2005 11:52 3.50.5020.0 655,360 Asycfilt.dll IA-64 11-Mar-2005 11:52 3.50.5020.0 3,969,024 Oleaut32.dll IA-64 11-Mar-2005 07:12 3.50.5017.0 17,920 Stdole2.tlb 11-Mar-2005 11:52 5.1.2600.1643 2,034,176 Sxs.dll IA-64 11-Mar-2005 11:55 3.50.5020.0 77,824 Wasycfilt.dll x86 11-Mar-2005 11:55 3.50.5020.0 577,536 Woleaut32.dll x86 11-Mar-2005 11:55 5.0.5020.0 106,496 Wolepro32.dll x86 09-Mar-2005 11:24 3.50.5020.0 17,920 Wstdole2.tlb 11-Mar-2005 11:55 5.1.2600.1643 683,008 Wsxs.dll x86
Windows XP, 32-bit versions
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------- 12-Mar-2005 01:25 3.50.5020.0 77,824 Asycfilt.dll 12-Mar-2005 01:25 3.50.5020.0 577,536 Oleaut32.dll 12-Mar-2005 01:25 5.0.5020.0 106,496 Olepro32.dll 10-Mar-2005 00:54 3.50.5020.0 17,920 Stdole2.tlb 12-Mar-2005 01:25 5.1.2600.1643 683,008 Sxs.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about a hotfix for the same problem in Windows XP with Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
891117 FIX: A custom application that uses context activation stops responding in Windows XP with Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2
For more 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