Summary

This article describes the Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 issue that is fixed in the SharePoint Designer 2010 hotfix package that is dated June 28, 2011.

INTRODUCTION

Issue that this hotfix package fixes

Assume that you have a SOAP data source that connects to a custom web serviceĀ and takes a XML string as a parameter. When you try to add a Data View Web Part for the data source in Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010, you receive the following error message:

The server returned a non-specific error when trying to get data from the data source.



Resolution

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 the problem described in this article. 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.


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 website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for 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 a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use this hotfix package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.


The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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.


x86

Download information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Sharepointdesigner2010-kb2536592-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

14.0.6106.5000

7,732,344

13-Jun-11

4:57


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Spd-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

6,487,552

12-Jun-11

9:01


After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:


spd-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Fpcutl.dll

14.0.6106.5000

3,345,320

12-Jun-11

1:51

Fpeditax.dll

14.0.6106.5000

8,992,136

12-Jun-11

1:51

Microsoft.office.businessapplications.tools.dll

14.0.6009.1000

427,904

20-Oct-10

8:37

Microsoft.office.businessapplications.tools.intl.dll

14.0.6009.1000

169,856

20-Oct-10

8:37

Spdesign.exe

14.0.6106.5000

7,090,040

12-Jun-11

1:51


x64

Download information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Sharepointdesigner2010-kb2536592-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

14.0.6106.5000

9,352,928

13-Jun-11

2:13


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Spd-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

8,111,104

12-Jun-11

9:36


After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:


spd-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Fpcutl.dll

14.0.6106.5000

4,247,976

12-Jun-11

1:45

Fpeditax.dll

14.0.6106.5000

12,438,920

12-Jun-11

1:45

Microsoft.office.businessapplications.tools.dll

14.0.6009.1000

427,904

20-Oct-10

8:31

Microsoft.office.businessapplications.tools.intl.dll

14.0.6009.1000

169,856

20-Oct-10

8:31

Spdesign.exe

14.0.6106.5000

8,762,744

12-Jun-11

1:45



References

For more information about software update terminology, 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

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