Error: "Access Violation at Address Xxxxxx in Module 'msvcrt.dll'" When Attempting to Export a Project to a Microsoft Excel (XLSX) Spreadsheet

(Doc ID 2270546.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to export a large project, for example having more than 100K activities to XLSX file, the following error occurs:

Export failed.
Access violation at address 00007FFD6B4D186D in module 'msvcrt.dll'. Write of address 00007FF6FECB5E2C. Please contact your administrator to correct the problem.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. In P6 Professional open a project with more than 100K activities;
  2. Go to File > Export;
  3. Select the Spreadsheet (XLS) option and press Next
  4. Select the Activities on the Export Type window and press Next;
  5. On the projects to export select your project and press Next;
  6. Select the XLS template and Press Next;
  7. Define the export location and Press Next > Finish.


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