FIX: An application stops responding when you open multiple dialog boxes by using Visual Studio .NET on a Tablet PC that is running Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

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When you open multiple dialog boxes by using Microsoft Visual Studio .NET on a Tablet PC that is running Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, your Windows Forms application may stop responding (hang).


When a cross-process call occurs in the common language runtime and the apartment model for the common language runtime objects is set as multithreaded apartment (MTA), random threads are created that cause a deadlock situation. Therefore, Visual Studio .NET stops responding.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1. To download the latest service pack, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:


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 Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1.


For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


For more information, visit the following MSDN Web site:
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition


Article ID: 837634 - Last Review: April 7, 2006 - Revision: 2.2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
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