FIX: JavaScript error message when you click a hyperlink in a SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services report that you view by using a ReportViewer control from Visual Studio 2005: "Can’t execute code from a freed script"

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Consider the following scenario:
  • You are running an application was created by using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.
  • The application contains a ReportViewercontrol.
  • The ReportViewercontrol is linked to a local Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services report.
  • The local report contains a TextBoxcontrol.
  • The TextBoxcontrol is set to use a hyperlink.
In this scenario, you receive the following JavaScript error message when you click the hyperlink on the second page or on a later page in the report:
Can’t execute code from a freed script

Hotfix 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 Visual Studio 2005 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.


There are no prerequisites for this hotfix.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix 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 item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.reportviewer.webforms.dll8.0.50727.186532,48025-Jul-200619:20Not Applicable
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: 923436 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 15:44:51 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition

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