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I have a list in SharePoint 2007 with about 187 items and in the Data View, several of our users are experiencing this error:

The Instruction at "0x3271fe85" referenced memory at "0x00000000". The memory cannot be read.

This appears to work in IE6 for one user, and IE8 for another. However, there are two users that get this error in IE8.

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How many items are in the list, and how many are you bringing back in the data view? – James Love May 31 '11 at 18:28
@James, updated question above. I actually thought the list was bigger, but it's only 187 items. – Bobby Beckner May 31 '11 at 18:46
Right, and what version number of 2007 do you have? (SP1? SP2?) – James Love May 31 '11 at 19:23
Cool, finally, what version of Office do you guys have installed, and are you all patched and up to date? – James Love May 31 '11 at 19:44
It doesn't look like your client configuration are the same, what are the specs on the machines? I've seen memory issues with client machines when they only have 1-2GB of memory. Are there any other errors on the machine (secuirty, system, or app logs) that are happening at the same time? Is IE the only thing running when they get the error? – Jesus Shelby Jun 21 '11 at 15:19
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We found that the users (including myself) had a gov machines with a specific install of Microsoft Office 2003. I ran the repair option from the Uninstall dialog and haven't seen this error since this post.

Will keep you posted if it comes back.

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