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You receive an access violation in Msaccess.exe. This problem can bereproduced with an .mdb file using Access forms with many bitmaps.
Access 97 displays various resources, such as button, static text, an soon, with the forms as meta file and then it uses PlayMetaFileRecord() ofGdi32.dll. The application error always occurs at theLOGFONT32FROMLOGFONT16 macro in PlayMetaFileRecord(). This problem is notreproducible in Windows 95 because Windows 95 only copies the length of afont face name into lfFaceName of LOGFONT struc from LOGFONT16 struc; itnever copies 32 bytes(LF_FACESIZE).
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.