Troubleshooting Code 800A139A – Expected quantifier in regular expression
Introduction to Error Code 800A139A
This error code, 800A139A occurs when you attempting to perform a regular expression search. My suggestion is that there is a problem with the definition of the pattern in the regular expression it self.
The Symptoms You Get 800A139A
The script does not execute as you hoped, instead you get a WSH error message.
Category: Microsoft VBScript runtime
The Cause of Error 800A139A
The underlying cause is a syntax error in the definition of the pattern in the regular expression it self.
In this example, keep your eye on the dots or periods (.)
In the pattern: "*\.txt " the problem is that the ‘*’ is a repetition symbol of the previous character, and in the above example I the character before the ‘*’ is missing. Consequently, the solution is to put in a character, this is should be: ".*\.txt" (and not "*\.txt".)
Your precise solution may vary from this script. Best to research the pattern matching syntax, for example
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