6418 External Component has thrown an exception


Opening a Point.pcf attachment and clicking Copy generates an error: "PCF ERROR: External Component has thrown an exception.”



A folder is not selected in the Point Compressor Utility.


Remove non-existent data folders from the winpoint.ini file

  1. Close Point.
  2. From the desktop, select Start > Run.
  3. In the Open field, enter winpoint.ini and click OK.
  4. Go to the [Directories] entry.
  5. For any parameter that contains =SENTINEL, delete the entire line.
  6. Save and close the file.
  7. Open the attachment again.