FIX: Application Error in Windows NT With Access 97

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SYMPTOMS
You receive an access violation in Msaccess.exe. This problem can bereproduced with an .mdb file using Access forms with many bitmaps.
CAUSE
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).
RESOLUTION
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

STATUS
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.
Properties

Article ID: 196454 - Last Review: 10/11/2013 15:50:09 - Revision: 2.1

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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