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Grrr [Jul. 21st, 2000|03:44 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
[Current Music |Soundgarden - Spoonman]

The function SHGetSpecialFolderPathA is only implemented in shell32.dll on Win98, not Win95 ... thanks for putting that in the documentation Microsoft! Grrrr.... Hey win95 users, don't use the new LJ client for awhile .... I need to fix this crap.

Update: if Win95 users have IE4 or newer, then their Shell32.dll supports this function. Goddamn I hate Windows programming.

[User Picture]From: gadfly
2000-07-21 08:25 am (UTC)
If Microsoft documented such things, it would cripple the MS-CSE industry and hinder their perfdormance as robber-baron monopolists. By the way, NT4/SP3 seems to have the same problem as W95, even with IE4.
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[User Picture]From: mustard
2000-07-21 08:35 am (UTC)

new livejournal

I just tried to install the new version of livejournal and i got that same error message: The LIVEJOURNAL.EXE file is linked to missing export SHELL32.DLL:SHGetSpecialFolderPathA, but I use Internet Explorer 5.
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