FIX: A WPF application that is based on the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 crashes and a System.ExecutionEngineException exception is thrown when you select and drag text in a text box control that is in the application

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SYMPTOMS

You run a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application that is based on the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1). When you select and drag text in a text box control that is in the application, the application crashes. Additionally, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
<Application Name> has stopped working.
When you debug the application, you notice that a System.ExecutionEngineException exception is thrown.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because of a bug in the text box control that is in the WPF application.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, apply the hotfix package that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

2667241 An update rollup is available for Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

STATUS

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

Properties

Article ID: 974286 - Last Review: April 10, 2012 - Revision: 5.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
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