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Visual Studio .NET IDE hangs or disappears when you view C/C++ project
Article ID: 319945 - View products that this article applies to.
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The Visual Studio .NET integrated development environment (IDE) stops responding (hangs) or disappears when you rest the pointer over code in a C/C++ project.
When you rest the pointer over code, the Quick Info feature tries to parse the code to display tooltips about the construct that is under the pointer. The parsing code causes this problem.
Service pack informationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/837234/ )List of bugs that are fixed in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1
Hotfix 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.
Date Time Version Size File name ----------------------------------------------------- 08-Apr-2003 22:04 13.0.9688.0 1,900,544 Feacp.dll 08-Apr-2003 22:02 7.0.9688.0 1,736,704 Vcpkg.dll
To work around this problem, disable the Quick Info feature for C/C++ projects. 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. This problem was first corrected in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1.
Article ID: 319945 - Last Review: September 27, 2005 - Revision: 3.1