RE: Console application termination following exception thrown in constructor (VS 2005)

From: (Charles Wang[MSFT])
Tue, 16 Jan 2007 03:56:14 GMT
Hi Paul,
From your description, I understand that:
You used a third-party class in your class C constructor, however you
encountered the error dialogue box "Please tell Microsoft about this
problem.". Now you want the dialogue box disappeared and only leaving the
message "The application has requested..." there.
If I have misunderstood, please let me know.

First I think that error reporting service has been enabled on your
computer. You can disable it by the following:
Click Start, click Run..., enter "services.msc", and disable the "Error
Reporting Service" in the Services list.

Also, I would like your checking if you had caught all the exceptions or
the correct exception from the third-party class in the constructor.
Per my test, it should not cause the failure of the instance construction
if the exceptions were correctly caught in the constructor.
The following is my test code. I would like to attach my test code here for
your reference:

/*1. I defined an Exception class named ExpSet */
class ExpSet
    ExpSet(const char* pS){

    const char* getMessage() const{
        return m_str;

    char m_str[100];

/*2. A global function which directly throw an exception of ExpSet instance
void Set()
    throw ExpSet("Test Exception");

/*3. Define a class C which calls the global function Set in its
constructor */
class C
        catch(const ExpSet& e)
        std::cout<<"\nPlease input a character:";

    char& getInput()
        return m_chr;

    void waitForExit()
        char end;
        std::cout<<"\nPlease press a character to exit...\n";
    char m_chr;

/*4. Test in the main function*/
void _tmain(int argc, _TCHAR* argv[])
    C c;
    std::cout<< "The input is:" << c.getInput();

Hope this helps.
If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to let us

Sincerely yours,
Charles Wang
Microsoft Online Community Support

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