FIX: Problems Using Breakpoints when Debugging Java Classes


When you debug a Java class with breakpoints or single-stepping, the
symbols for java.lang.NoSuchFieldError and java.lang.LinkageError are
loaded, and a first chance exception error occurs. You must then load the
source code for


The Virtual machine throws a NoSuchFieldError when it fails to find a hash
value for a field by name and type.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products
listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was corrected in
Visual J++ 1.1 and the Microsoft Java Virtual machine build number 1251 or

MsJava.dll is one of the files that is updated. Check the version number of
this DLL. It should indicate the version of the Virtual machine on the

To obtain an updated version of the Java Virtual machine, go to and select the Downloads link.

Id. de artículo: 161708 - Última revisión: 02/14/2017 - Revisión: 1

Microsoft Visual J++ 1.0 Standard Edition