Urgent! Microsoft shutdown in middle of presentation ."MS Project has generated errors and will be closed by windows".

Posted on 2006-05-30
Last Modified: 2013-11-15
Hi Expert, I am having an issue with MS project 2000 when my laptop get connected to projector for presentation and MS project shut down with an error message saying " MS project has generated errors and will be closed by windows" . After that, I was unable to open MS project . I am using MS Office XP and MS Project 2000. Is there any service pack that we need to be apply ? Also I suspect it might be an issue with resolution of projector that should be match with Laptop resolution ? Please help ! As it is really embarassing when an error message comes up in a middle of presentation . Any suggestion would be really really appreciated it . Thanks !
Question by:lho92
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    There can be multiple causes. Try the following in the given order:

    1. MS Project 2000 has known issues with Adobe . If you have it installed, try uninstalling Adobe, restart and see if the problem is removed.

    2. Microsoft Project 2000 SR-1 provides the latest updates to Microsoft Project 2000. It is recommended that you install this update for Microsoft Project 2000.

    3. It will be useful to update the Office XP as well. The latest service pack is available at:



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    Thanks for a quick response ! I will try to uninstall Adobe and for updates for MS project 2000 I try to install this update but it shows an error message" the upgrade batch can not be installed by the windows instsaller service because the program to be upgrade may be missing or the upgrade patch may update a differrent version of the program" Check this update and found that it is not supporting for windows XP... Do we have another updates MS project 2000 for windows XP?  I have installed office XP service pack 3 . Thanks again .

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