Error message when you exit a Visual Basic application that uses the LUARedirectFS shim on a Windows XP-based computer: "The instruction at '0x7c9105f8' referenced memory at '0x00350010'"

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SYMPTOMS

When you exit a Microsoft Visual Basic application on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP, you receive the following error message:
Application popup: application name - Application Error : The instruction at "0x7c9105f8" referenced memory at "0x00350010". The memory could not be "read".
You experience this symptom if the following conditions are true:
  • The computer was upgraded from Microsoft Windows 95 to Windows XP.
  • You are running Windows XP in a managed environment.
  • The Visual Basic application uses the LUARedirectFS shim.

RESOLUTION

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 1 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimeSP requirementService branch
Aclua.dll5.1.2600.1788128,51228-Dec-200504:40SP1SP1QFE
Aclua.dll5.1.2600.2817141,31228-Dec-200504:31SP2SP2QFE

WORKAROUND

The application exits correctly, even though you receive the error message. To work around this problem, click OK in the Application Popup dialog box.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the terms that are used in this article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 909918 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kberrmsg kbHotfixServer kbqfe KB909918

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