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06-12-2001, 06:52 AM
I'm having problems with MS Publisher 97 on Win 98SE. It was OK until I added the wizards so that I could make a couple of calendars for next year and then as soon as I tried to open the programme it reported an 'illegal operation' and did not load at all. I had previously had the wizards loaded without problem.

I have uninstalled and reinstalled a couple of times from a clean boot and with every other programme closed down (using 'End-it-all'). No luck. I have run WinDoctor and System Check in Norton Utilities and they report no problems.

Details of the 'Illegal Operation' are:

MSPUB caused an invalid page fault in
module <unknown> at 0000:00000017.
Registers:
EAX=008afe98 CS=017f EIP=00000017 EFLGS=00010207
EBX=008afe28 SS=0187 ESP=007b0108 EBP=007b012c
ECX=007b01b0 DS=0187 ESI=81741b30 FS=3e2f
EDX=bff76855 ES=0187 EDI=007b01d8 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
f0 08 80 00 f0 12 e8 00 f0 00 00 00 ca 28 00 40
Stack dump:
007b010c bff76849 007b01d8 008afe28 007b01f4 007b01b0 007b02e8 bff76855
008afe28 007b01c0 bff87fe7 007b01d8 008afe28 007b01f4 007b01b0 0059f0f0

Any clues? Many thanks...

06-12-2001, 01:17 PM
The flood of entires suggests that this isn't going to be easy.

I would suggest another removal of Pub 97, but delete the directory it was in afterward (they never completely delete).
See if that helps. It doesn't look promising, though.
Regards
Robo.