FIX: When you try to save a style sheet in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the IDE may shut down unexpectedly


When you try to save a style sheet, a .css file, in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the IDE may shut down unexpectedly. Additionally, an event message that resembles the following is logged in the application event log:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Microsoft Visual Studio
Event Category: None

Event ID: 1000

Description: Faulting application devenv.exe, version 8.0.50727.762, stamp 45716759, faulting module vswebdesign.dll, version 8.0.50727.762, stamp 45716d5d, debug? 0, fault address 0x0016fd5b.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, 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.


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


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 about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 960152 - Last Review: Oct 8, 2011 - Revision: 1