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You receive an “MSDEV.EXE - Application Error:" error message when you edit source code while the parameter information is visible
Article ID: 216869 - View products that this article applies to.
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When editing source code while the Parameter Info is visible, the following error may occur:
This message is immediately followed by another error message:
MSDEV.EXE - Application Error : The instruction at [address] referenced memory at [address]. The memory could not be "read".
MSDEV.EXE - Application Error: The instruction at "0x5030ae5f" referenced memory at "0x0000000c". The memory could not be "read".
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This bug was corrected in Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3. For more information about Visual Studio service packs, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why
194295 HOWTO: Tell That Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs Are Installed
Steps to Reproduce Behavior
Article ID: 216869 - Last Review: April 28, 2005 - Revision: 3.0