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FIX: The Open dialog box stops responding when you try to view a file that is under ClearCase version control in Visual Studio .NET 2003
Article ID: 830339 - View products that this article applies to.
In Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003, if you click Open on the File menu, the Open dialog box may appear to stop responding (hang). When this problem occurs, the Open dialog box experiences 95 percent CPU usage.
This problem occurs if you use the IDE to list files in folders that are under IBM Rational ClearCase version control, and the files are set to the ClearCase dynamic view.
A 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 Visual Studio .NET 2003 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.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) 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 ----------------------------------------------------- 29-Apr-2003 06:27 10.0.5222.0 9,939,528 Mso.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Activate the updateWarning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
Note In some instances, steps must be taken on the destination computer for this update to provide the expected functionality.
To activate this fix, follow these steps:
824684The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
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Article ID: 830339 - Last Review: October 25, 2005 - Revision: 2.6