FIX: You experience an InvalidOperationException error in an application that uses the Enterprise Instrumentation Framework

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An application that uses the Microsoft Enterprise Instrumentation Framework (EIF) stops responding, and you experience an InvalidOperationException error.


This problem occurs because an internal deadlock makes the application stop working. This problem persists until you restart the computer.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0.

To obtain the latest service pack, visit the following Microsoft 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 the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3.

More information

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 about the EIF, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
829319 FIX: An InvalidOperationException error or a deadlock condition occurs when you try to access a Performance Counter


Article ID: 838964 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0
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