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When you try to run a program, the following Dr. Watson error message may be displayed:
Where <Program.exe> is the name of your program's executable file. The Address value may be different.
An application error has occurred and an application error log is being generated.
Exception: hardcoded-breakpoint (0x80000003), Address: 0x77f76274
This problem occurs if a program makes a request for memory with the MEM_TOP_DOWN flag set. A bad pointer may be returned, causing the Dr. Watson error message.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 5.
Article ID: 230176 - Last Review: June 6, 2012 - Revision: 2.0
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