FIX: The Windows Forms ComboBox control may take longer to populate after you install the .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3
Article ID: 899434 - View products that this article applies to.
After you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3), the Microsoft Windows Forms ComboBox control of the System.Windows.Forms namespace may take longer to populate.
This problem occurs because of a security change that is implemented when you install the .NET Framework 1.0 SP3.
To verify that you are experiencing this problem, turn off the .NET Framework security, and then test whether the ComboBox control still takes longer to populate. For information about how to turn off and turn on the .NET Framework security, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
PrerequisitesYou must install the .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3) before you apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
File InformationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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