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Integrity checks


An integrity check is an examination of the C runtime heap that looks for blocks that are damaged or have errors.


Any errors found in the heap are communicated to the user.


Internally the status for any memory blocks having errors is updated so that the user interface displays such blocks as damaged.



Invoking an integrity check


Use one of the following methods during a session to invoke the CRT heap integrity check:


menu Tools menu instructionStep Integrity Check instructionStep performs the check


or use the Integrity Check icon on the Tools toolbar: