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We have a an error message that is occurring occassionally in our system. The images is available here

The instruction at "0x7c82f583" referenced memory at "0xffffffff". The memory could not be read. Click on OK to terminate the program.

Any idea what is causing it and how to fix this. My server configuration is as follows -

Microsoft Windows 2003 Standard Edition Service Pack 1 3.16 GHz, 3.75 GB RAM

Do let me know if you need more details on this.

Any help, any help at all is much appreciated!

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The error is down to an application trying to read the contents of the memory location 0xffffffff. This is -1 as a signed integer and it's one of the obvious mistakes programmers make. Trying to read memory location 0 is an even more common one!

The event log should tell you which program is was. Once you can identify the program contact their support people.


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Thanks a lot, it is a a third party software. We will get in touch with the vendor and see what they can come up with. – Magic Jul 3 '09 at 15:55

Are you connecting to a database at all? Oracle, SQL etc

If so, these could be useful:

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