Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You create a Visual Basic project in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.

    Note The IntelliSense feature for Visual Basic is enabled.

  • You try to edit a .vb file in Visual Studio 2010.

In this scenario, Visual Studio 2010 may crash.

Cause

This issue occurs because of a bug in the IntelliSense feature.

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 software update 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 website:

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.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you install the hotfix if the affected files are not being used during the isntallation process. We recommend that you close all Visual Studio 2010-related components before you install the hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information


This hotfix does not replace any other hotfix.

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.

For all supported versions of Visual Studio 2010

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Msvbide.dll

10.0.40219.403

5,557,808

27-Jun-2012

06:30

x86

Vbdebug.dll

10.0.40219.403

2,956,848

27-Jun-2012

06:30

x86

Vbdebug.dll

10.0.40219.403

3,925,064

28-Jun-2012

05:57

x64

Vbdebug.dll

10.0.40219.403

7,808,584

28-Jun-2012

05:57

IA-64


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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