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Previewing metadata even though it was previously created returns the error:
"Metadata has not been created for selected item"In addition, clicking on the update/create metadata tool results in the message:
"Not able to update/create metadata"
Automatically update and/or create metadata boxes are unchecked in ArcCatalog > Tools > Options > Metadata tab.
The Microsoft XML dll (msxml.dll) has not been registered correctly.
If you still receive the messages after completing the first step, follow the steps in the second step.
Warning: The instructions below include making changes to essential parts of your operating system. It is recommended that you backup your operating system and files, including the registry, before proceeding. Consult with a qualified computer systems professional, if necessary. Esri cannot guarantee results from incorrect modifications while following these instructions; therefore, use caution and proceed at your own risk.
Code: cd c:\windows\system32
Code: regsvr32 msxml.dll