Brad Jensen wrote:
>
> "Walden H. Leverich" wrote:
> >
> > Actually the error isn't all that cryptic. First, I'll bet that is
> > -2147220985 (note the negative.) Now put that into the handy windows
> > calculator and convert to hex and you get FFFF FFFF 8004 0207. Ignore the
> > first DWORD and you get an error of 8004 0207 which is a valid COM error.
>
> Walden, with all due respect, that qualifies as cryptic in my
> book.
>
> Probably at some poit it is taking a 16 bit number, casting it
> to 32 bit, and extending what it thinks is the sign bit all the
> way across, leading to all those f's ( f=1111 binary)
>

Oppos I mean 32 bit to 64 bit, sorry.

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