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Default Error: Function expected


I hope I'm not lost.. I have a problem regarding my script(javascript) in Dreamweaver(ASP server). I dont understand why the error(Function expected) only appears on the second execution the function. Ex. I entered values(filenames) to boxes and try to upload it. But before that, I checked the files if they are really existing. on the first try, I clicked the button, the page prompted me (through alert();) that the file was not found. (Therefore, the code works...) But on the second time I click the same button, then I have the error "Function expected"!

Can you please help me on this? Error points to the red line.

Here's my code:
<script language="Javascript">

function try() {

    if (document.frm.box.value != '') {
        if (validateFile(document.frm.box.value)) {
            ok_flag = true;
        else {
            alert("File was not found.");
            ok_flag = false;
            return false;

    if (ok_flag == true) {

function validateFile(filespec) {
    validateFile = false;

    try {
        var fso = new ActiveXObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject");
        if (fso.FileExists(filespec))
            validateFile = true;
    catch(err) {
        //alert(err.number + ": " +err.message);
        if (err.message == 'Automation server can\'t create object') {
        else {
            strMessage = "Unexpected error: " + err.message;



for the button:
<input name="btntry" type="button" value="Try" onClick="javascript:try();">

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