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Error: When the Normal.mxt is corrupt, 'Error running VBA code: User Interrupt' is returned

Error Message

The following error occurs when using the Field Calculator:

"Error running VBA code: User Interrupt".

Cause

The Normal.mxt is possibly corrupted.

Solution or Workaround

Before performing any of the troubleshooting tasks below, create backups of the files and/or folders to be deleted.

  • Shut down ArcGIS and delete the Normal.mxt.
    Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the Normal.mxt at:

    Code:
    C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data \ESRI\ArcMap\Templates\Normal.mxt

  • If this does not resolve the issue, delete the ESRI folder located at:

    Code:
    C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\ESRI

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