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Error Message: Exchng32 Caused an Invalid Page Fault...


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Symptoms

When you quit Exchange with Microsoft Fax running, you may receive one of the following error messages:

Exchng32 caused an invalid page fault in module AWFXCG32.DLL at <address>.
Exchng32 caused an invalid page fault in module KERNEL32.DLL at <address>.
This issue can also occur when you quit Outlook with Microsoft Fax running. In this case, you may receive the following error message:
OUTLOOK caused an invalid page fault in module AWFXCG32.DLL at <address>.

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Cause

This error message can occur when the Awfxcg32.dll file included with Internet Explorer 4.0 was either not installed or was replaced by an earlier version (this can occur if you remove and reinstall the Microsoft Fax Service).

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Resolution

To resolve this issue, replace the Awfxcg32.dll file on your computer with the updated version included in Internet Explorer 4.0. To do so, use one of the following methods:

Method 1

Extract a copy of the Awfxcg32.dll file from the Internet Explorer 4.0 cabinet files. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Programs, and then click MS-DOS Prompt.
  2. Type cd\, and then press ENTER.
  3. Type the following line at the command prompt, and then press ENTER
    extract <drive>:<path>\ie4_s2.cab ie4_2.cab /l <drive2>:<path2>
    where <drive> is the drive letter in which the Internet Explorer 4.0 Setup files are located, <path> is the path to the folder in which the Internet Explorer 4.0 Setup files are located, <drive2> is the drive in which to extract the Ie4_2.cab file to, and <path2> is the location in which to extract the Ie4_2.cab file to. For example:
    extract c:\intern~1.0se\ie4_s2.cab ie4_2.cab /l c:\intern~1.0se
  4. Type the following line at the command prompt, and then press ENTER
    extract <drive>:<path>\ie4_2.cab awfxcg32.dll /l <drive2>:<path2>
    where <drive> is the drive letter in which the IE4_2.cab is located, <path> is the path to the folder in which the IE4_2.cab is located, <drive2> is the drive in which Windows is installed on, and <path2> is the location of the Windows\System folder. For example:
    extract c:\intern~1.0se\ie4_2.cab awfxcg32.dll /l c:\windows\system
  5. Type exit, and then press ENTER.
  6. Restart your computer.
For more information about using the Extract tool, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
129605� How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files

Method 2

Reinstall Internet Explorer 4.0. For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
170993� How to Install Internet Explorer 4.0

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Article Info
Article ID : 174887
Revision : 6
Created on : 1/20/2007
Published on : 1/20/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 212