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Powerpoint's Application object fails with -2147023179 RRS feed

  • Question

  • In our application, powerpoint object is instantiated using the below code. This works fine under normal circumstances but when run *under stress* that is the object is created, the presentation exported and then the object is released continuously, the CreateInstance calls fails with -2147023179 sometimes. Even after a failure, the next attempt succeeds. Also at a time the stress keeps running from 3 user account in Windows Terminal Server 2008 R2 server.

    PowerPoint::_ApplicationPtr spPpApp;
    HRESULT hr = spPpApp.CreateInstance(__uuidof(PowerPoint::Application));
    if (FAILED(hr))
    {
    return 1;
    }

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012 4:35 PM

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  • Hi Ramkey_T,

    What do you mean by under stress? Could you please provide more code of your project?

    regards,

    Wilson

    Thursday, August 2, 2012 10:46 AM