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FIX: Error message when a COM+ 1.5 application tries to marshal the COM+ object context in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2: "An error occurred during a seek operation"


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Symptoms

Consider the following scenario. You install Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Then, a Microsoft COM+ 1.5 application tries to marshal the COM+ object context. In this scenario, you may receive the following error message:
Error Result : 0x80030019 ( -2147287015 )
ID Defined as : STG_E_SEEKERROR
Message Text : An error occurred during a seek operation.
This problem is most likely to occur when you use an Active Server Pages (ASP) client.

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Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is 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 software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if 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. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

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.
Windows Server 2003, x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Comsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.40751,295,36007-May-200717:18x86
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Comsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.40752,234,36807-May-200715:23x64
Wcomsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.40751,295,36007-May-200715:23x86
Windows Server 2003, Itanium-based systems
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Comsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.40753,416,57607-May-200715:24IA-64
Wcomsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.40751,295,36007-May-200715:25x86

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Status

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

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More information

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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Keywords: KB936296, kbqfe, kbHotfixServer, kbbug, kbfix, kbautohotfix

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Article Info
Article ID : 936296
Revision : 2
Created on : 10/8/2011
Published on : 10/8/2011
Exists online : False
Views : 294