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Date: 2009mar4
Language: C/C++

Q.  What does a value of 0xCCCCCCCC mean in the Microsoft Visual C++ Debugger?

A.  0xCCCCCCCC means memory your program did not initialize (and you used the
/GZ option).  Maybe you have a stray pointer.

More details:
http://www.google.com/search?q=%2FGZ+Catch+Release-Build+Errors+in+Debug+Build

There are other possible values.  They are described here:
http://www.codeguru.com/Cpp/W-P/win32/tutorials/article.php/c9535/

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