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Microsoft KB Archive/171810

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Article ID: 171810

Article Last Modified on 12/10/2003



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Control Creation Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Learning Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Enterprise Edition



This article was previously published under Q171810

SYMPTOMS

Invoking the Visual Component Manager results in the error:

"asserts in Exutil Repository Items Method of ReposTypeLibs"

and returns Invalid Error Information.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article. This bug has been fixed in Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2.

For more information on the Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

170365 INFO: Visual Studio 97 Service Packs - What, Where, and Why


For a list of the Visual Basic 5.0 bugs that were fixed in the Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

171554 INFO: Visual Basic 5.0 Fixes in Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2


MORE INFORMATION

Steps to Reproduce Behavior

  1. Add "VisualCompmgr.connect=0" to vbaddin.ini.
  2. Run Visual Basic.
  3. From the Add-in's menu, add "Visual Component Manager."

RESULT: You should get assert exutil(329), followed by "resource with identifier '10215' not found." It should then quit.

Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbvbp500sp2fix kbvs97sp2fix KB171810