FIX: The IDE may crash when you create a new project by using a third-party plug-in component in Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1):
  • You add a third-party plug-in component to the Visual Studio .NET 2003 IDE.
  • You use the plug-in component to create a new project. This action causes a wizard to appear.
  • You follow the steps in the wizard and then click Finish.
In this scenario, the IDE may crash. Additionally, if you capture a crash dump file, you notice that an access violation occurs in the Cslangsvc.dll file.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only 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 Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note 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.

Prerequisites

You must have the Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The 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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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Cslangsvc.dll7.10.6085.0798,72025-Apr-200823:56x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about how to use ADPlus to troubleshoot "hangs" and "crashes", click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
286350 How to use ADPlus to troubleshoot "hangs" and "crashes"
For more information about how to use a symbol server with the Visual Studio .NET debugger, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
319037 How to use a symbol server with the Visual Studio .NET debugger
For more information about software update terminology, 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

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Article ID: 951417 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Architect
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Developer
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Academic Edition
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