FIX: Visual Studio 2005 crashes when you open a remote Web site that uses the Visual Studio 2005 source control feature in Windows Vista


Symptoms


In Windows Vista, when you open a remote Web site that uses the source control feature in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio 2005 crashes. Additionally, you receive an error message that states that the Devenv.exe file stops working. Additionally, the following event is logged in the Event Viewer Application log:
Source: Windows Error Reporting
Event ID: 1001
Task Category: None
Description:
"Fault bucket 391784657, type 1
Event Name: APPCRASH
Response: None
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1: devenv.exe
P2: 8.0.50727.867
P3: 45d2c842
P4: StackHash_a37d
P5: 6.0.6000.16386
P6: 4549bdc9
P7: c0000374
P8: 000af1c9
P9:
P10:

Attached files:
C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Local\Temp\WER3E66.tmp.version.txt

These files may be available here:
C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\Report12af278c"
Error 4/6/2007 12:39:58 PM Application Error 1000 (100) Faulting application devenv.exe, version 8.0.50727.867, time stamp 0x45d2c842, faulting module ntdll.dll, version 6.0.6000.16386, time stamp 0x4549bdc9, exception code 0xc0000374, fault offset 0x000af1c9, process id 0x102c, application start time 0x01c7787219d1b4ca.

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 Visual Studio 2005 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:Note 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

You must have Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any 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.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Msemp.dll8.0.50727.875410,11225-Apr-200715:00x86
Vsscc.dll8.0.50727.8753,091,96825-Apr-200716:41x86
Vsteamcore.dll8.0.50727.875266,24025-Apr-200716:41x86

Status


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

More Information


For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

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