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Microsoft KB Archive/171479

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FIX: Mod 0 Causes an IPF or Access Violation

Article ID: 171479

Article Last Modified on 11/18/2003



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Learning Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Enterprise Edition



This article was previously published under Q171479

SYMPTOMS

When you compile or run your Visual Basic 5.0 project, you receive an error and Visual Basic 5.0 shuts down.

With Windows 95, you may receive one of the following errors:

"VB5 caused a divide error in module VBA5.DLL at 0137:0faf74c1"

- or -


"VB5 caused an invalid page fault in module <unknown> at 00de:48737953"


With Windows 98, you may receive the following error:

"VB5 caused a divide error in module VBA5.DLL at 015f:0faf74c1"


With Windows NT or Windows 2000, you may receive the following error.

"Exception: Divide By Zero (0xc0000094), Address 0x0faf74c1"

CAUSE

You may receive this error if you attempt an operation with the Modulus operator on two literals where the divisor evaluates to zero.

You will not receive an error if one or both of the Modulus arguments is a variable. If one or both of the Modulus arguments is a variable, you will receive a run-time error 11 "Division By Zero" as expected.


STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article. This bug has been fixed in Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2.

For more information on the Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

170365 : INFO: Visual Studio 97 Service Packs - What, Where, and Why



For a list of the Visual Basic 5.0 bugs that were fixed in the Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

171554 : INFO: Visual Basic 5.0 Fixes in Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2





Additional query words: ipf gpf crash hang division

Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbvbp500sp2fix kbvs97sp3fix kbvs97sp2fix KB171479