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In Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002, when you delete an ActiveX control from a Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) form that you created by using Microsoft Visual C++, the Visual Studio .NET IDE does not release the resources of the deleted ActiveX control until you close the IDE.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next Visual Studio .NET 2002 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product 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.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 25-Jul-2002 22:33 7.0.9522.0 12,800 Microsoft.visualstudio.vc.dll 26-Jul-2002 00:38 7.0.9522.0 2,101,248 Resedit.dll
To work around this problem, close the Properties window in the IDE before you delete the control from the MFC form.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
For additional information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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