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A hotfix rollup is available for WPF Designer
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IntroductionA hotfix rollup is available for Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Designer.
This hotfix rollup fixes several issues in the WPF Designer. This hotfix rollup applies only to the computer that has Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 installed.
Hotfix informationA 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 2008 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=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.
If you already have the latest version of Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 installed, do not apply this hotfix rollup. All the fixes in this hotfix rollup are already included in Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1.
PrerequisitesYou must have Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix. To download Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File 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 item in Control Panel.
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Known issuesAfter you install the hotfix rollup, you may experience the following issues:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/963035/ )FIX: When you use WPF designer or you rebuild a WPF application in the Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (S) IDE, the IDE stops responding and you receive a message in the notification area: "Microsoft Visual Studio is Busy"
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/LN/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 958017 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 4.0