Microsoft KB Archive/172830

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SBFM97: Error Message When Running Wizards Under MS Windows NT

Article ID: 172830

Article Last Modified on 6/4/2001


  • Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0

This article was previously published under Q172830


When you click one of the wizards on the Accounting menu, the following error message appears:

You installed the <<unknown country>> version of Microsoft Small Business Financial Manager, but you have not set up Windows NT with <<unknown country>> settings. Your dates and numbers will not be in <<unknown country>> format until you change your Windows NT settings to <<unknown country>>.

When you click OK, the following error appears:

The SBFM Application folder is not registered

When you click OK again, the following error appears:

Run-time error '48':
File not found: msaap.dll


This problem occurs when the following conditions are true:

  • You log on to a computer running Microsoft Windows NT without administrative permission. -and-

  • You install the Microsoft Small Business Financial Manager 97. -and-

  • You start the Microsoft Small Business Financial Manager and attempt to use a wizard.


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

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