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A Visual Basic application that has a CoolBar control crashes while exiting the application. This occurs when there is an End statement in the unload event of the form that hosts a CoolBar control. This behavior occurs only when running the executable and does not happen in the Visual Basic integrated development environment (IDE). The error message is similar to the following:
In the Windows 9x platform:
This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shutdown.
Clicking on the Details button may reveal text similar to the following:
PROJECT1 caused an exception 10H in module MSVBVM60.DLL at 015f:66024d53.
In Windows NT or Windows 2000 platform, the following error message appears:
Form1:Project1.exe - Application Error The exception Floating-point inexact result. (0xc000008f) occurred in the application at location 0x77f1d493.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This bug was corrected in Service Pack 4 for Visual Studio 6.0.
For additional information about Visual Studio service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why
194295 HOWTO: Tell That a Visual Studio Service Pack Is Installed
To download the latest Visual Studio service pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site: