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FIX: "0xC0000005" error when you open a Visual Studio solution in a localized version of Visual Studio 2010 SP1
Article ID: 2635973 - View products that this article applies to.
NoticeThis update supersedes the update to Visual Studio 2010 SP1 that was included in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2547352. It addresses an error that was introduced by KB2547352 where users receive the following error message when building an assembly:
Unable to copy file "[filepath].exe" to "[filepath].exe". The process cannot access the file '[filepath].exe' because it is being used by another process.
When you open a Microsoft Visual Studio solution in a localized version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Visual Studio might crash. Additionally, a Dr.Watson error (0xC0000005) that has the following Blamed Symbol value is generated if Visual Studio crashes:
This issue occurs because of a synchronization error in the design surface of Visual Studio 2010 SP1.
Update informationThe update that resolves this issue is available from the following Microsoft Download Center website:
Download the package now.
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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must have Visual Studio 2010 SP1 installed.
Restart requirementYou have to restart the computer after you apply this update if Visual Studio is running.
File informationThe global 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 item in Control Panel.
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To work around this issue, delete the Visual Studio Solution User Options file for the solution.
To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 2635973 - Last Review: January 27, 2012 - Revision: 2.0