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Quiting Word.Application

I'm trying to use Office's FileSearch object to search for files.
I'm using Visual Studio 2002 c# and Word 2000.

The problem I am having is realeasing the Word.Application object.
When I try to use the Quit() method I get an error:

"Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to
close. We are sorry for the inconvenience"

Either way I end up with multiple WinWord processes running.

Here is part of my code:

Office.FileSearch fs;
Word.Application w;
w = new Word.Application();
fs = w.FileSearch;

fs.NewSearch();

{do search - this part works}

System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ReleaseComO bject(fs);
fs = null;
object saveChanges = false;
object missing = System.Reflection.Missing.Value;
w.Quit(ref saveChanges,ref missing,ref missing);
System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ReleaseComO bject(w);
w = null;

If I comment out all parts having to do with FileSearch (ie just create
Word.Application and then use Quit() )
it works and WinWord is terminated.

I think I need to get rid of the FileSearch object first, before using
Quit() but I am not sure how to do this.

jorge de cardenas

Aug 18 '06 #1
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