Program abruptly quits when you save a Master Project file in Microsoft Project 2002

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to close or save a Project that contains inserted project plans (Master Project file), the program may abruptly quit with or without an error message.

CAUSE

This problem may occur if you have broken the link to an inserted Project file in the Master Project file.

RESOLUTION

Service Pack Information

This problem is corrected in Project 2002 Service Pack 1.

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Project 2002. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
867829 How to obtain the latest Microsoft Project 2002 service pack

Hotfix Information

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.

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, submit a request to 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.
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time    Size       File name
   ----------------------------------------------
   03-Apr-2003  18:53   9,090,048  Project10.msp

After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:

   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   24-Mar-2003  21:24  10.0.2003.324     320,000  Atlconv.dll      
   22-May-2002  22:37  10.0.4109.0     7,445,320  Owc10.dll        
   18-Oct-2002  03:23  10.0.2002.1017    909,824  Pj10od10.dll     
   19-Feb-2003  00:24  10.0.2003.218     254,464  Pj10tm10.dll     
   24-Mar-2003  21:24  10.0.2003.324   4,108,800  Pjoledb.dll      
   03-Apr-2003  02:29  10.0.2003.402  10,101,248  Winproj.exe  
                                          

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was first corrected in Project 2002 Service Pack 1.

Properties

Article ID: 817072 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Project 2002 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Project Standard 2002
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbautohotfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver kberrmsg kbsavefile kbfix kbproject2002sp1fix kbprb KB817072

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