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When you use the Microsoft Windows CE compiler in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 to compile C++ source code, you may receive a warning message that resembles following in the output window of the IDE:
This problem occurs when the last character of an internal compiler buffer is a lead byte.
Note A lead byte is the first byte of a two-byte character in a double-byte character set (DBCS) for the code page.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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.
PrerequisitesYou must have Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe global 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.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the same problem that occurs when you use the typical C++ compiler in Visual Studio 2005, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
912790For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/912790/ )FIX: Error message when you use Visual Studio 2005 to compile C++ source code: "Warning C4819: The file contains a character that cannot be represented in the current code page"
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 955514 - Last Review: January 15, 2015 - Revision: 3.0