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Hi Experts!  I have a program that crashes in both debug and release builds.  When debugging using VS 2008, I get the message "VSHost32.exe has stopped working."  In release mode, I get "MyProgram has stopped working."  Something very bad is happening and I don't know where to start fixing this.  I have code that capture unhanded exceptions, but it isn't getting triggered.  Anyways, the debugger would stop at the exception.  In this case, my program just flat out crashes.  Please help!
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note that when I press "Debug" when the Release build crashes, I get the following message:
This may be due to a corruption of the heap, which indicates a bug in MyProgram.exe or any of the DLLs it has loaded.
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Since you cant figure by it throwing an exception, some other options are:
   Debug via VS and put in breaks, see if the breaks ever even get hit or follow thru until it stops
   If console, but in some debug.writes/console.writes or if form application, try posting in some msg boxes.

Best of luck
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my catch-all wasn't working properly.  this article helped a lot:
http://www.thescarms.com/dotnet/unhandled.aspx

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