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Dr. Watson Does Not Return Proper Exit Code for an Application

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An application uses RaiseException() to terminate and pass an exception code to a calling application. The calling application uses GetExitCodeProcess() to evaluate the exception code. However, Dr. Watson does not pass the exception code but, instead, passes zero.
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:
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Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 5.

Article ID: 214606 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 23:38:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition

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