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    C++ Common Problems
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    There are a number of common coding problems that lead to GPF's, this is a quick summary/solution table.

    Summary GPF Solution
    String goes out of scope or is deleted. HEAP[Usage1.exe]: Invalid Address specified to RtlValidateHeap( 8e0000, 8c3510 )
    Unhandled exception at 0x77fa144b in Usage1.exe: User breakpoint
    Linking problem See Strings and Linking
    Using a string in a printf causes GPF Unhandled exception 0xC0000005 Failing to de-reference string properly See Strings