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Technical Article   Index:  Arcmap.exe has generated errors [Index of articles related to ArcMap closing]

Article ID: 24666
Software:  ArcGIS - ArcEditor 8.1, 8.1.2, 8.2, 8.3, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.3.1 ArcGIS - ArcInfo 8.1, 8.1.2, 8.2, 8.3, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.3.1 ArcGIS - ArcView 8.1, 8.1.2, 8.2, 8.3, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.3.1
Platforms:  Windows NT 4.0, 2000, XP


ArcMap randomly crashes, displaying any of the following messages. The articles listed in this index address a variety of causes for the error message(s) and their work-arounds, when available. Please note that it may be necessary to log in to our support site before viewing an article.

The error messages that may occur are:

"The instruction 0x0000000 referenced memory at 0x0000000 which could not be read."

"Arcmap.exe has generated errors and will be closed by Windows."

"ArcMap has encountered a problem and needs to close."


Created: 3/14/2003
Last Modified: 6/17/2010

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By Anonymous - 02/20/2004 1:10 AM

Article ID 24666: Suggestion for an additional topic. Subject: saving large map caused ArcMap sometimes to crash Remedy: unselecting a new selection and saving an MXD subsequently proved to be a work around solution. Best regards, R.M.J. Pennders