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Microsoft JScript compilation error '800a03ea'

MSDN references: MSDN Online Voices Visual InterDev Troubleshooting

When running the site on your computer you may see a message similar to this:

Microsoft JScript compilation error '800a03ea'
Syntax error
/cya/utils/Database.asp, line 94

This means that the version of JScript you are running does not support exception handling using try..catch statements. Read about exception handling in my article.

To run my code successfully you need to upgrade to JScript version 5.0. You can install this onto your server from the Microsoft Visual InterDev 6.0 CD or from the Microsoft Scripting web site at

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