FIX: Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate crashes when you try to view the QuickInfo tooltip in the Code Editor

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Article ID: 980920
This article applies to the following product:
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate
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SYMPTOMS

You have a computer that has Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate installed. You write source code in the Code Editor of Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate. Then, you rest the pointer on an identifier to view the QuickInfo tooltip. However, Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate crashes when you use the tooltip. Additionally, you receive the System.InvalidOperationException exception.

Note This issue occurs when another application or a device is actively using the UI Automation framework. For example, this issue occurs when you run an application that uses the Screen Reader, Tablet, or Multi-touch functionality.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

To download this hotfix from the MSDN Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/KB980920

Note The MSDN Code Gallery displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language listed, it is because the Code Gallery resource page is not available for that language.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note You can also download this hotfix rollup from the following Microsoft Connect Web site:
Download details for Visual Studio and for the .NET Framework

Prerequisites

You must have Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate installed to apply this hotfix.

Note The version number of Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate is 10.0.30128.1 (RC1Rel).

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix if no instance of Visual Studio is being used.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace other hotfixes.

File information

The 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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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.visualstudio.platform.vseditor.dll10.0.30128.3021,719,18426-Feb-201004:36x86

STATUS

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

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Article ID: 980920 - Last Review: October 6, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
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