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OL97: Updated Awfxcg32.dll to Fix IPF Exiting Outlook

Article ID: 174926

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q174926

SUMMARY

An updated Awfxcg32.dll file that prevents the error message "Outlook Caused an Invalid Page Fault in Awfxcg32.dll" when you exit Microsoft Outlook 97 is available. The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services


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MORE INFORMATION

The following is the contents of the Readme.txt for the updated Awfxcg32.dll. This file corrects a problem which may occur when you exit Outlook if you have the Microsoft Fax service in your Profile. You can obtain this Readme.txt file by downloading Awfxcg32.exe from the Microsoft Software Library and extracting its contents.

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        Microsoft Outlook 97 README for Awfxcg32.exe
                 October 1997
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         (c) Copyright Microsoft Corporation, 1997


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INTRODUCTION
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When you quit Microsoft Outlook 97, you may receive the error:

   OUTLOOK caused an invalid page fault in module AWFXCG32.DLL at
   0137:7f7ef389.

The file Awfxcg32.exe contains an updated version of the Awfxcg32.dll
which you can use to fix this problem. Awfxcg32.exe contains the
following files:

   Awfxcg32.dll   Version 4.0.963   116,224 Bytes
   Readme.txt     Information and instructions

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INSTALLATION
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To install the Awfxcg32.dll file, download and expand the Awfxcg32.exe
file, rename the existing Awfxcg32.dll on your computer, and then copy
the new Awfxcg32.dll to the Windows\System folder.

Expanding Awfxcg32.exe
----------------------

If you have not expanded Awfxcg32.exe by double-clicking it, follow
these steps:

1. Download or copy the Awfxcg32.exe file into an empty folder on your
   hard disk.

2. In Microsoft Windows Explorer, double-click Awfxcg32.exe to expand
   it.

   The two files listed in the "Introduction" section are extracted.

Renaming Awfxcg32.dll
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Because the Awfxcg32.dll file may be in use by various Windows programs,
remove the file when you are not using Windows (in MS-DOS(R)
mode). To do this, follow these steps:

1. Click Start on the taskbar, and then click Shut Down.

2. In the Shut Down Windows dialog box, click to select "Restart the
   computer in MS-DOS mode," and then click Yes.

3. At the MS-DOS prompt, type the following

      cd\windows\system

   and then press ENTER to change to the System folder.

4. Type the following

      ren awfxcg32.dll awfxcg32.old

   and press ENTER to rename the Awfxcg32.dll file.

5. Type the following

      exit

   and press ENTER to return to Windows.

Copying Awfxcg32.dll into the System Folder
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1. Click Start, point to Programs, then click Windows Explorer.

2. Click the plus sign (+) beside the Windows folder to display its
   contents.

3. Click the folder that contains the updated Awfxcg32.dll file.

4. Using the mouse, drag the Awfxcg32.dll file to the System folder
   located within the Windows folder.

5. On the File menu of Exploring, click Close.

6. Click the Start button, click Shut Down, click Restart the computer,
   and then click Yes.

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SUPPORT
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For more information about this problem in Microsoft Outlook 97,
please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

   ARTICLE-ID: Q175314
   TITLE     : Outlook Caused an Invalid Page Fault in AWFXCG32.DLL

Your use or modification of Awfxcg32.exe is at your own risk. Microsoft
provides the content of Awfxcg32.exe "as is" without warranty of any
kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the
implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular
purpose. Microsoft does not support modifications to Awfxcg32.exe or
its contents to suit specific customer requirements.
                


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