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We have purchased an app written in VB3 on our NT network.  All the clients are running Win95, and we are using TCP/IP.

I have tried with a clean install of 95, I have also tried with a clean install of Win95b, and both times I cannot run the app.  I can run it locallaly, but not accross the network.

The error I get is -

"A fatal exception 0E has occurred at 0028:C0298E5F in VXD VREDIR(04) + 0000C51B.  The current applicatino will be terminated."

I would appreciate any feedback on this matter, as it is becoming quite urgent.

Thanks in advance,
Chris
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by:mpompey
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What is the Application?  Have you tried another Network card?  Looking for different NIC drivers.
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by:Chrism
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It is a banking application, and I have used two network cards, being a DE205 and a DE435.

Strangely, one PC worked once with it, but I cannot find the common denominator...


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Are you changing directory to networkdrive before you call your program ?
If so, could it be something with missing dll or vxd files on networkdrive.
When it works locally, are you changing to the specific directory before calling program ?
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by:Chrism
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No, the shortcut points directly to the executable.
If there were a missing DLL or VXD files, I would not expect it to work on a single PC, unless THAT PC has the missing files...hmmm...something to investigate.
And for the last question - no....
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I am sure that you are missing some dll or vxd file. I have had errors like yours, when I make a shortcut to a program on a networkdrive.

Try to make a batch file like this:

networkdrive:
cd\your program directory
your program

Call this batch by a shortcut and set mark on Close by exit i properties (I am not sure witch text there is next to checkbox, I work on a danish version)

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