FIX: Contacting Web Server to Open Web Project Never Times Out

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When trying to reopen your Web project after shutting down the Web server,you will get an hourglass that never seems to timeout, and you cannotcancel the search for the server.
The Web server is still running, but extremely slow.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This bug was corrected in Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3. For more information about Visual Studio service packs, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why

194295 HOWTO: Tell That Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs Are Installed

Steps to Reproduce Behavior

  1. Create a Web project on another server.
  2. Close the Web project.
  3. Turn off the Web server.
  4. Open the project.

Article ID: 191560 - Last Review: 10/10/2013 20:46:40 - Revision: 1.2

Microsoft Visual InterDev 6.0 Standard Edition

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