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Cereal Killer
04-29-2012, 01:38 PM
"Unhandled exception at 0x201b824a in hl2.exe: 0xC0000005: Access violation reading location 0x00000000." This is all the debug on VS gives me. Worse yet, I can't seem to trace it back to anything.

Has anyone had this happen before?

Jeremy__
04-29-2012, 01:45 PM
I would take a look at the call-stack (though that could be completely useless as well.) and look for passing of null-pointers to internal function calls to the engine.

Because we don't have access to the source code we're basically screwed when we get this. Have you tried using the fixes:
https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Compiling_under_VS2010

Cereal Killer
04-29-2012, 01:55 PM
Tried that, same response. :(

And to think I haven't even started yet and I'm screwed

ChadReitsma
05-05-2012, 02:37 AM
Are both the client & server solutions built correctly, and to completion??

I got this once when I interuppted the Server build, but ran Debug (Client Build) ... since it attempted to load a file that wasn't there it responded with a reading violation.