FIX: VSS Does Not Provide Feedback That It Is Working While It Deletes Projects

This article was previously published under Q279188
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When you delete a large project in Visual SourceSafe, the graphical user interface (GUI) may appear to hang. If you end the Visual SourceSafe process unexpectedly, the result can be database corruption.
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 the latest service pack for Visual Studio 6.0.

For additional information about Visual Studio service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why

194295 HOWTO: Tell That a Visual Studio Service Pack Is Installed
To download the latest Visual Studio service pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Article ID: 279188 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 03:40:30 - Revision: 1.2

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0 Standard Edition

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ERROR: at System.Diagnostics.Process.Kill() at Microsoft.Support.SEOInfrastructureService.PhantomJS.PhantomJSRunner.WaitForExit(Process process, Int32 waitTime, StringBuilder dataBuilder, Boolean isTotalProcessTimeout)