First published on MSDN on Mar 26, 2018
I was assisting a customer who was struggling with this intermittent error. An iisreset would alleviate the problem temporarily only to resurface within few days again. This is the error details:
Server object error 'ASP 0177 : 8000ffff'
ShowReport.asp, line 36
This problem occurs if a website that you browse is an Active Server Pages (ASP) page that calls a .NET-managed component.
Note This .NET-managed component uses .NET interop functionality.
Here is how we fixed the issue:
, type regedit, and then click
: Registry changes can impact your server severely. You need to test this on a Test server first and only to promote to Production after adequate testing)
Locate and then click one of the following registry subkeys, depending on the version of Windows that is running on your computer. If your computer is running a 32-bit version of Windows, click the following registry subkey:
Programs that are 32-bit and run on a 64-bit version of Windows operate in WOW64 mode. These programs access registry keys and values that are stored in a different registry subkey. If you are running 32-bit programs on a 64-bit version of Windows, click the following registry subkey:
Note If the FEATURE_IGNORE_ZONES_INITIALIZATION_FAILURE_KB945701 subkey does not exist, you must manually create it.
, point to
, and then click
Type w3wp.exe to name the new registry entry, and then press ENTER.
Right-click w3wp.exe, and then click
box, type 1, and then click
Exit Registry Editor.
Reboot your server.