Visual Basic for Applications Reference

Visual Studio 6.0

Device I/O error (Error 57)

Specifics

External devices are sometimes subject to unanticipated errors. This error has the following cause and solution:

  • An input or output error occurred while your program was using a device such as a printer or disk drive.

    Make sure the device is operating properly, and then retry the operation.

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