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Out of MS-DOS file handles error msg

By elizabeth.murphy ·
Getting an "out of MS-DOS file handles" message when running VB application. OS is W2K Pro, SP3. Error message limited to one PC. Other PCs with similar OS can run VB application with no problems.

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by TheChas In reply to Out of MS-DOS file handle ...

It is a pain to check them, but I suspect that you have one or more erroneous DOS file names.

In Windows, each file has it's normal long file name, and a truncated 8.3 format DOS file name.

You can run into problems if the truncated DOS name matches an existing DOS file name in the same folder.

Chas

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by Joseph Moore In reply to Out of MS-DOS file handle ...

Try Technet article 31053:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;31053
(please remove any spaces)

hope this helps

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