Calc crashes with fatal error - Bad allocation

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Calc crashes with fatal error - Bad allocation

Postby CHARJCARDENAS » Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:24 pm

I have been experiencing this issue for some time. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling OpenOffice but still have this problem. Please advise.
OpenOffice 4.1.6 on Windows 10
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Re: CALC - crashes with fatal error - Bad allocation

Postby John_Ha » Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:55 pm

Strange problems are sometimes fixed by resetting the profile - see Resetting the user profile.

Does it happen with every file? Or is it always the same file?

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AOO 4.1.6, Windows 7 Home 64 bit

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Re: Calc crashes with fatal error - Bad allocation

Postby trainman2k » Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:36 pm

After I began experiencing this same problem, I researched it and found that a W10 security update was being blamed.
The recommendation was to remove the update, but it had been too long apparently and my system would not permit me to uninstall the update.
I do not remember which update it was - sorry.
I am utilizing Open Office 4.1.6 and running it on the MicroSoft Windows 10 platform
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Re: Calc crashes with fatal error - Bad allocation

Postby RoryOF » Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:55 pm

It is said, by reliable reporters, that later Windows 10 updates fix the problem with the faulty updates. So first step is is to ensure Win 10 is fully updated and restart it.
Apache OpenOffice 4.1.6 on Xubuntu 18.04.2 (mostly 64 bit version) and very infrequently on Win2K/XP
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