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Filesystemobject.DateCreated returns error 5 - invalid procedure call

Hi.

Here's a strange item that I can't seem to solve.

My very stable vb code which has been running for many years (vb6 sp6) includes a reference to the
filesystemobject.datecreated
property.

All of a sudden, I am getting error 5 - invalid procedure call even though the filename used when making the call is valid.
If I replace datecreated with datelastmodified, everything works fine (but I don't want the last modified date, I want the creation date)
I should also point out that this 'issue' only happens on some of the workstations but never on the development machine

any ideas?

Sample code


(everything dimensioned correctly)

set fso2= new filesystemobject
Set f = fso2.GetFile(validfilename)
msgbox f..datecreated


The 'validfilename' refers to  a valid file stored on a DVDROM .

The DVD was created by a client.  This code will execute correctly on my development system, but on a workstation that contains the compiled code only, it bombs.
This just started happending today.

Any ideas?

Thanks

Mike Salonin
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Steve SiricaSenior Web Application EngineerCommented:
check the version of scrrun.dll on the development machine versus the machine where your having an issue.  If they're different then there's your answer.
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PHOTOSONTHESPOTAuthor Commented:
Thanks for answering.  The scrrun.dll versions are identical on all machines.

However, I did notice that the machines having problems have a lot of files on the hard drive (in excess of 500,000) (of course not in the root directory).  Doing a cleanup seems to have cleared up the problem but I'm not sure how this is related since the filesystemobject is looking at files on a DVDROM drive when the error occurs.

Mike Salonin

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Steve SiricaSenior Web Application EngineerCommented:
Glad to hear you solved the problem.  Sorry my suggestion didn't steer you in the right direction.

Good luck,
Steve
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