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Page Fault exiting VB6

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Simple question - every time I exit VB6 IDE (from either control box or menu) I get an Invalid Page Fault in VB6.EXE (at 0167:00453cb5 if that helps).

Not a major problem as obviously I'm finished with VB when I'm closing it down anyway, but it does stop the Recent Projects list from getting updated.

Any ideas ?
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by:Erick37
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Have you installed Service Pack 3?
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by:paulstamp
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Yes... I know thats probably a mistake ! (given that SP3 introduces bugs when writing ASPs).

I was initially using plain vanilla VB6 but installed SP3 in an attempt to resolve it.


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What OS you using?  95/98/NT/2000?
Perhaps look at installing the latest Service Pack for your OS too.
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It is Win98 SE (4.10.2222 A)
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by:gcs001
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Does this happen every single time you go into VB?
Have you tried just going into VB and closing it without opening any project?
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Good question... just tried it - still the same error.
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Try disabling all the Visual Basic Add-ins:
1.  Select the "Add-Ins\Add-In Manager..." menu to bring up the Add-In Manager.
2.  De-select the add-ins that you wish to unload.
3.  Press OK to unload the add-ins.


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by:AzraSound
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has this been the case ever since you initially installed vb?
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by:paulstamp
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AzraSound - nope... hard to put my finger on exaclty when it started. I have seen the same problem on a different machine but I've switched to a new machine recently and it is now happening on this machine.

For additional info - I dont have any non-standard addins (not even the evil SourceSafe) installed but I'll try removing them all.
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Add-Ins were a source of this type of error in VB5, but supposedly fixed:

"FIX: Invalid Page Fault When Shutting Down Visual Basic 5.0"

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q167/2/13.asp
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Aha... it is related to add-ins after all. SourceSafe had been installed on my machine but has not been working correctly (no surprise there). I edited VBAddin.ini and removed the entry to vbscc and now it shuts down smoothly.

Thanks for your help guys.

Erik - I've posted a new question for you to have points as the MSDN article was a useful pointer.
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Glad we could be of assistance.

Regards,
Grant.
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