You may experience one or more of the following symptoms when you open a Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) project in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1):
- Visual Studio 2008 SP1 crashes.
- You receive an access violation error message in Devenv.exe.
This issue can occur because of a race condition that occurs when the Dataflow Design Surface in a SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) package is drawn, and certain font objects are released.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is only intended to correct 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 service pack or the next version that contains this hotfix.
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PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2008 SP1 installed.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix if the affected file is being used.
We recommend that you close all instances of Visual Studio before you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
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.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1, x86
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