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When Type Info is requested for the keyword __asm, Developer Studio hangs. If Developer Studio is set to automatically generate Type Info, this problem can occur when the mouse is positioned over the __asm keyword; otherwise, Type Info can be generated manually in one of the following ways:
Force Developer Studio to shut down. Unfortunately, any unsaved information will be lost.
To shut down Developer Studio:
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:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/194022/EN-US/ )INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/194295/EN-US/ )HOWTO: Tell That Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs Are Installed
To avoid unintentionally encountering this error when using the mouse, turn off automatic Type Info as follows:
For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/153284/EN-US/ )INFO: Limitations of IntelliSense in Visual C++ 6.0
Article ID: 193476 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 2.0