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AR# 653

Program under Windows error: GROWSTUB General Protection Fault, pointer.dll


While running a program under Windows, it fails with a GROWSTUB error:

GROSTUB Caused a General Protection Fault in Module "pointer.dll"

This is caused by the Microsoft mouse driver 9.01 GROWSTUB component.


Quit all applications and exit Windows. Then do one of the following:

1. Remove the POINTER.EXE from the load= line in the win.ini file and restart


2. On the Xilinx BBS is a file named hd1061.exe. It is a self-extracting zip
file containing the updated software from Microsoft. Execute the file in dos,
then install the new driver according to the readme.txt file included in
the zip archive.

AR# 653
Date Created 08/31/2007
Last Updated 05/24/1999
Status Archive