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Microsoft KB Archive/248555

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PhD2000 Error Message: Photodrw Caused a General Protection Fault in Module Gdi.exe

Article ID: 248555

Article Last Modified on 8/18/2005


  • Microsoft PhotoDraw 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PhotoDraw 2000.2 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q248555


When you attempt to use Microsoft Camcorder to record screen images in Microsoft PhotoDraw 2000, you receive the following error message:

This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down. If the problem persists, contact the program vendor.

When you click Details, you receive the following error message:

Photodrw caused a general protection fault in module Gdi.exe.


This behavior occurs because Microsoft Camcorder is not compatible with Microsoft PhotoDraw 2000.


Microsoft Camcorder is included in the Microsoft Office 97 ValuPack.

For additional information about Microsoft Camcorder, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

159561 OFF97: Description of the Microsoft Camcorder

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