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Microsoft KB Archive/172759

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Article ID: 172759

Article Last Modified on 1/7/2000



APPLIES TO

  • MSPRESS Advanced Windows, 3rd Edition ISBN 1-57231-548-2



This article was previously published under Q172759

SYMPTOMS

If you attempt to convert the AdvWin.mdp project included on the "Advanced Windows, 3rd Edition" CD-ROM for use in Microsoft Visual C++ 5.0, the Visual C++ development environment may crash with one of the following messages.

On Windows NT 4.0:

MSDEV.EXE - Application Error
The instruction at :0x00000004" referenced memory at "0x00000004". The memory could not be read.

After clicking OK you may receive the following error:

MSDEV.EXE - Application Error
The instruction at :0x5f402181" referenced memory at "0x00000004". The memory could not be read.

On Windows 95:

This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.
Details shows:
MSDEV caused an invalid page fault in module <unknown> at 00de:00000009

After clicking OK you may receive the following error:

This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.
Details shows:
MSDEV caused an invalid page fault in module <unknown> at 0137:5f402181

-or-


This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.
Details shows:
MSDEV caused an invalid page fault in module SSSCC.DLL at 0137:48248c18.

CAUSE

This error was caused by a bug in the initial release of Visual C++ 5.0. The bug has been corrected in Microsoft Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 1.

RESOLUTION

Upgrade to Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 1. For more information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

170365 INFO: Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 1 - What, Where and Why


MORE INFORMATION

For more information on this error and other possible workarounds, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

166285 FIX: MSDEV Crashes When Converting VC++ 4.0 Projects



Additional query words: mspress press ms_press advwin 1-57231-548-2

Keywords: kbbug KB172759