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29-10-2001, 08:28 PM
Running Win98.
On opening Wordpad I get this error message
Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library --- Runtime Error! --
Program:C:\Program File\Accessories\Wordpad.exe
Abnormal program termination

What does this mean, & how do I fix it.
Average knowledge on computers.

29-10-2001, 09:22 PM
Hi Laurie, it means that wordpad.exe is damaged try this link for a full explanation http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q252/3/80.ASP?
Regards PC

29-10-2001, 10:33 PM
Thanks Peter, This did fix my problem and has saved alot of time searching the micosoft site.
Again thanks