Microsoft KB Archive/929879

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Article ID: 929879

Article Last Modified on 11/15/2007


  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9.0 Professional Edition


Consider the following scenario:

  • You are creating an application by using Microsoft visual studio 2005.
  • The application uses the ATL OLE DB Consumer Wizard to access a Microsoft Visual FoxPro database through the Visual FoxPro OLE DB provider.
  • The database has more than approximately 100 kilobytes (KB) of stored procedures.

In this scenario, visual studio closes unexpectedly when you click OK to close the ATL OLE DB Consumer Wizard. When this problem occurs, you may receive the following error message:

Microsoft visual studio has encountered a problem and needs to close.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now 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 this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Note If additional issues occur or 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. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:


You must have Visual FoxPro 9.0, Visual FoxPro 9.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1), or the Visual FoxPro 9.0 OLE DB provider installed to apply 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 any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it 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.

File name File version File size Date Time
Vfpoledb.dll 1,777,664 11-Jan-2007 05:14


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


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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