FIX: The SQLState section and the NativeError section are missing when you receive an error message in an ADO application on a computer that is running Windows XP

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Consider the following scenario. On a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP, you run an SQL statement that contains an error in a Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) application. You receive an error message as expected. In this scenario, the following sections of the error message are missing if you run the SQL statement asynchronously:
  • The SQLState section
  • The NativeError section
The error message contains only the following sections:
  • The HRESULT section
  • The Source section
  • The Description section
Note If you run the SQL statement synchronously, the SQLState section and the NativeError section are not missing from the error message.
This problem occurs because the Error object does not contain the value of the SQLState section and the value of the NativeError section.

Note The Error object is a parameter that is used to post the error message to the user.

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. 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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You must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

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More information
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Article ID: 934720 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 09:44:28 - Revision: 4.0

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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