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Microsoft KB Archive/171556

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FIX: VB5 IDE Causes Exception Violation During Unload of Form

Article ID: 171556

Article Last Modified on 12/10/2003



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Control Creation Edition
  • 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 Q171556

SYMPTOMS

During unloading of a form, the following error occurs:

"VB5.EXE Exception: Access Violation (0x00000005), Address: 0x005805DB"

CAUSE

The problem is caused when an MFC-based control is within a Container Control and that MFC control's Visible property is set to False.

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: kbDSupport

Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbvbp500sp2fix kbvs97sp2fix KB171556