Windows Application Verifier crashes when you try to verify a program in Windows XP

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When you use Windows Application Verifier to verify a custom-built program, it may stop responding or crash.

If you create a dump file, the file includes an entry for an access violation in OpenGL32!InitializeThread+043.
This problem occurs when OpenGL creates a table entry in a thread local storage (TLS) slot in the overflow area. However, Windows Application Verifier assumes that all TLS slots that are used by OpenGL are in the primary area, not in the overflow area. This causes Windows Application Verifier to generate an access violation.

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Windows XP
   Date         Time   Version          Size     File name   ----------------------------------------------------------   26-May-2004  22:45  5.1.2600.1535    692,736  Opengl32.dll
Windows XP 64-Bit Edition
   Date         Time   Version          Size     File name     Platform   --------------------------------------------------------------------   26-May-2004  22:57  5.1.2600.1535  2,214,400  Opengl32.dll     IA-64   26-May-2004  22:45  5.1.2600.1535    692,736  Wopengl32.dll      x86
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 Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.
Windows Application Verifier is part of the Application Compatibility Toolkit.

For additional information about the terminology that is used in this article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 842901 - Last Review: 01/12/2015 23:44:21 - Revision: 3.1

Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003, Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2002

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