Microsoft KB Archive/169473

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Article ID: 169473

Article Last Modified on 12/11/1999


  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 5.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 5.0a

This article was previously published under Q169473


The following error appears when selecting the Find tab of the Help dialog box under Traditional Chinese Windows 95, after Visual FoxPro 5.0 or 5.0a is installed:

Can not load Ftsrch.dll, Please copy the file to your system directory or searchable path

The Find option disappears if help is launched again.


Ensure that the Ftsrch.dll file is in the Windows directory.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Install VFP version 5.0/5.0a in Traditional Chinese Windows 95.
  2. From the Help menu, select Microsoft Visual FoxPro Help Topics.
  3. Click the Find tab of the Help dialog box.

The error "Can not load Ftsrch.dll" appears.

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