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When you select a table cell in a table that is inside a text box, you receive an error message similar to the following:
The instruction at "0x300ab8ce" referenced memory at "0x01320000". The memory could not be "read."
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367Important Before you install Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3), you must have Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a) installed first. To obtain Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a), click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/276367/ )How to obtain the latest Office 2000 service pack
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/245025/ )How to obtain and install the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a Update
To temporarily work around this problem, do one of the following:
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 Word 2000 Security Update: Macro Vulnerability.
This problem is known to occur with documents that were created in Microsoft Word 7.x for Windows 95. It has not been reproduced with a document created in Word 2000.
For more information about troubleshooting Protection Faults and similar messages in Word, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/236319/ )Part 1 of "Troubleshooting invalid page faults (IPFs) and exception errors" in Word 2000
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/236383/ )Part 2 of "Troubleshooting invalid page faults (IPFs) and exception errors" in Word 2000
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/236423/ )Part 3: Troubleshooting invalid page faults (IPFs) and exception errors