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Microsoft KB Archive/104917

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PRB: Help Compiler Causes Fatal Exit or Other System Failure


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) versions 3.0, 3.1


When you are running HC31.exe or HCP.exe in Windows 3.1, a dialog box similar to one of the following appears:

A GP fault or exception has occurred.


The System has been violated. Please save your files and close down Windows.

When running under Windows NT, the system hangs or you receive an OS/2 application faulted at CS = 0x4007.


There is an internal limit of 32K that is getting processed.


There is an updated version of HCP.EXE (version 3.10.505) that sets the limit to 64K.


The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Software Library:


For more information about downloading files from the Microsoft Software Library, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services

HC.exe and HCP.exe versions 3.10.505 correct the following problems:

  • Some new RTF items (font header information) that Word for Windows version 6.0 generates.
  • Increase the number of entries (around 8,000) in the map section and the alias sections in the .HPJ file.
  • Increase the number of bitmaps in the .RTF file to around 2,970.

Additional query words:

Keywords : kbfile
Issue type :
Technology : kbAudDeveloper kbWin3xSearch kbSDKSearch kbWinSDKSearch kbWinSDK300 kbWinSDK310

Last Reviewed: November 6, 1999
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