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VB6 IDE error when opening form object

Posted on 2003-11-19
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I am suddenly not able to open form objects in the VB6 IDE. (SP5). I get the following error message, and then VB shuts down...

"VB6.exe has generated errors and will be closed by Windows. You will need to restart the program."

Just yesterday, I was opening forms fine. I have installed nothing new since then. I have never encountered this before. Please assist...

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Try to reinstall VB.
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by:cookre
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Before doing anything else, I'd reboot to see if the problem clears up.  

If it doesn't, then:

If the problem occurs with only one project, it's safe to presume that project has been corrupted and should be either restored from a backup (what? you don't backup your work daily?) or re-created.

If the problem occurs with all projects, well, an MSVS re-install may very fix the problem, but...

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by:wgyger12
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I was hoping that was the worst case scenario, but it seemed necessary. Seems to have fixed the problem though, so thanks...

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