Microsoft KB Archive/932058

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Article ID: 932058

Article Last Modified on 11/15/2007


  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005 Standard Edition


When you try to set the value of the IVSSItem.AutoDetectEncoding property to "false" in Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005, you receive the following error message if the item is checked out:

System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x8004D67F): You cannot modify the properties of a file that is checked out.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

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 Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005 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 replaces the following Knowledge Base hotfixes:

  • 930282 FIX: Binary files may be corrupted when you try to use the Get command to retrieve the files from the history in Visual SourceSafe 2005

  • 930573 FIX: Visual SourceSafe 2005 may stop responding when you generate a report in the "Show History" dialog box

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 Platform
Analyze.exe 8.0.50727.811 249,688 24-Feb-2007 02:51 x86
Ddconv.exe 8.0.50727.811 105,304 24-Feb-2007 02:47 x86
Ddupd.exe 8.0.50727.811 105,808 24-Feb-2007 02:47 x86
Microsoft.visualstudio.sourcesafe.inter.dll 8.0.50727.811 49,152 23-Feb-2007 20:20 x86
Microsoft.visualstudio.sourcesafe.interop.dll 8.0.50727.811 49,152 23-Feb-2007 20:20 x86
Mkss.exe 8.0.50727.811 42,320 24-Feb-2007 02:46 x86
Msdiff.dll 8.0.50727.811 468,480 23-Feb-2007 23:02 x86
Remotevssscc.dll 8.0.50727.811 335,872 23-Feb-2007 23:03 x86
Ss.exe 8.0.50727.811 418,128 24-Feb-2007 02:48 x86
Ssadmin.exe 8.0.50727.811 136,024 24-Feb-2007 02:51 x86
Ssapi.dll 8.0.50727.811 501,248 23-Feb-2007 23:01 x86
Ssarc.exe 8.0.50727.811 361,808 24-Feb-2007 02:51 x86
Ssexp.exe 8.0.50727.811 141,136 24-Feb-2007 02:47 x86
Ssgui.dll 8.0.50727.811 1,252,864 23-Feb-2007 23:02 x86
Ssrestor.exe 8.0.50727.811 350,040 24-Feb-2007 02:48 x86
Ssscc.dll 8.0.50727.811 1,264,640 24-Feb-2007 00:32 x86
Ssservice.exe 8.0.50727.811 329,048 24-Feb-2007 02:48 x86
Ssxx.dll 8.0.50727.811 2,560 23-Feb-2007 23:00 x86
Vsswebservice.dll 8.0.50727.811 45,056 23-Feb-2007 23:03 x86


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


This hotfix updates the Visual SourceSafe 2005 automation interface. After you apply the hotfix, you can set the value of the IVSSItem.AutoDetectEncoding property to "false" when an item is checked out.

Note When you use an automation interface to check in changes in Visual SourceSafe 2005, the operation may fail if the value of the IVSSItem.AutoDetectEncoding property is set to "true."

For more information, 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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