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Microsoft KB Archive/171656

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Article ID: 171656

Article Last Modified on 10/22/2000



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q171656

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SYMPTOMS

If you use PowerSoft's PowerBuilder application development system to create a program that interacts with Microsoft Excel 97, the program may not work correctly when you run it. You may encounter the one or more of the following problems:

  • Microsoft Excel 97 stops responding (hangs) when you start it or when you open a workbook.
  • You receive an application error or invalid page fault in EXCEL.EXE.


CAUSE

These problems may occur if you use version 5.0.02 or earlier of PowerBuilder.

RESOLUTION

In at least one case, these problems were corrected by downloading and installing PowerBuilder 5.0.03 from the PowerSoft Web site. To download this update to PowerBuilder, start your Web browser and go to the following address:

For general information about PowerBuilder, go to the following address:

The third-party contact information included in this article is provided to help you find the technical support you need. This contact information is subject to change without notice. Microsoft in no way guarantees the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

MORE INFORMATION

PowerBuilder is manufactured by PowerSoft, a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.


Additional query words: XL97 locks up freezes stops responding crashes

Keywords: kberrmsg kbprb kb3rdparty KB171656