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Article ID: 298797 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 1.0

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When you change a chart type in a PowerPoint slide, Microsoft Graph stops responding, and you receive the following error message:
Graph.exe has generated errors and will be closed by Windows. You will need to restart the program


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841  ( ) How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time       Version     Size         File name           
   10-AUG-2001  20:22:43                6,585,132   Excel_Admin.msp       
   10-AUG-2001  19:53:40               10,405,252   Excel.msp             
   06-JUL-2001  10:12:04                    2,814   Readme.txt             
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
   Date         Time       Version      Size        File name     
   09-AUG-2001  17:28:15   10.0.3207.0  9,165,128   Excel.exe     
   09-AUG-2001  17:28:19   10.0.3207.0  2,144,584   Graph.exe     
   25-JUN-2001  19:56:12                    3,584   CaDpcPatch.mst


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
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Applies to
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
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