FIX: You may receive an application error in Vbc.exe or Csc.exe when you run a .NET Framework application

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SYMPTOMS

When you run an application that uses the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1, and the application was created by using Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
vbc.exe - Application Error
The instructions at "0x791cfea1" referenced memory at "0x00000050". The memory could not be "read".

Click on OK to terminate the program
Click on Cancel to debug the program
You may also receive this application error message about the Csc.exe file.

When you run an ASP.NET application, you may receive the following error message in the browser:
Server Error in '/' Application.
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Compilation Error Description: An error occurred during the compilation of a resource required to service this request. Please review the following specific error details and modify your source code appropriately.
Compiler Error Message: The compiler failed with error code -1073741819.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
885055 How to obtain Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
867460 List of bugs that are fixed in the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1
For more information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, 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

REFERENCES

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
318785 Determine whether service packs are installed on the .NET Framework

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Article ID: 832597 - Last Review: October 25, 2005 - Revision: 8.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
  • Microsoft Visual Basic .NET 2003 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C# .NET 2003 Standard Edition
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