Microsoft KB Archive/253438
PSS ID Number: 253438
Article Last Modified on 10/16/2002
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0
This article was previously published under Q253438
When you right-click a file and then click Properties, you may receive an "Access violation" error message.
The version information in the file is not in a valid format for Windows NT.
A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem. This fix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next Windows NT 4.0 service pack that contains this fix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
NOTE: 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 typical support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
Date Time Size File name Platform ------------------------------------------------- 2/21/00 7:33p 36,624 Version.dll Intel 2/21/00 7:30p 65,808 Version.dll Alpha
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
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