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PRB: SetupWizard .INF File Contains a Bad Description Line

Article ID: 104349

Article Last Modified on 12/1/2003


  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 3.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft FoxPro 2.5b
  • Microsoft FoxPro 2.5a
  • Microsoft FoxPro 2.5b
  • Microsoft FoxPro 2.6 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q104349


The following error message occurs when you attempt to run a setup routine that was created using the FoxPro SetupWizard. This message will appear after the details have been entered on the first setup screen.

Error: INF file contains a badly formed file description line - too few fields (commas)

Also, Visual FoxPro produces the following error:

Object ID 0: Invalid ObjID field: 240.00....


This error occurs because the SetupWizard has written decimal places to a field in the .INF file.


To eliminate this error, issue the following command before running the SetupWizard:


The .INF files will now be correctly written.


This behavior is by design.

Additional query words: VFoxWin FoxWin 2.50 distribution kit setup wizard

Keywords: KB104349