FIX: The IntelliSense feature in SSMS 2008 R2 may stop working after you install Visual Studio 2010 SP1
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 fix release.
Note The IntelliSense feature provides suggestions for how to complete SQL queries. Additionally, the feature provides query validation when you create SQL queries in a query window in SSMS. When this issue occurs, SSMS 2008 R2 does not provide suggestions for how to complete queries and does not highlight errors in SQL queries by using red wavy lines.
Note If you install this cumulative update on the computer that has Visual Studio 2010 RTM installed, you may experience a loss of SQL IntelliSense features in Visual Studio. To resolve this issue, install Visual Studio 2010 SP1. To download this service pack, visit the following Microsoft website:
Cumulative update informationThe fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 7. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Service pack information for SQL Server 2008 R2To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2008 R2. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2008 R2.
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Article ID: 2531482 - Last Review: 07/12/2011 16:00:00 - Revision: 3.0
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