ENTITY causing document load to fail

It appears that the following fails to load the document after I include ENTITY declarations in the XML document:

Dim oXML
Set oXML = Server.CreateObject("Msxml2.DOMDocument")
oXML.async = false
oXML.setProperty "SelectionLanguage", "XPath"
oXML.load("c:\xml\myxml.xml")

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Here's the doc:

<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<!DOCTYPE configuration [
  <!ENTITY CLIENT "Bob Smith Motors">
]>
<details>
	<client>&CLIENT;</client>
</details>

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Trevor HelpsTechnical DirectorAsked:
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gpizzutoCommented:
Try to type CLIENT in lower case
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Trevor HelpsTechnical DirectorAuthor Commented:
The XML snippet (which is just an example from a much bigger file which contains many mixed case names) loads & renders fine in IE, FF or Chrome...
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zc2Commented:
try to turn off the xml validation on load
oXML.validateonparse=false

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about the property: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms762791.aspx
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Trevor HelpsTechnical DirectorAuthor Commented:
Sorry for delay in getting back; the validateonparse setting makes no difference.
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zc2Commented:
If the XML object you working with is v6, you should also set this property:
oXML.setProperty "ProhibitDTD", false

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as a side advice, try to print out the error messages, it will let you figure out what's going wrong:

if oXML.parseError.errorCode <> 0 then
   Response.Write "Error: " & oXML.parseError.errorCode & " Reason: " & oXML.parseError.reason )
end if

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