FIX: The Visual Studio .NET 2002 Macro IDE crashes after you apply certain ASP.NET fixes

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After you install certain Microsoft ASP.NET hotfixes, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 crashes when you try to access the Macro IDE. For a list of these hotfixes, see the "More information" section of this article.
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, we recommend that you wait for the next .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 or .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 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  -----------------------------------------------------  06-Mar-2003  09:32  7.0.9674.0  352,256  Vsmacros.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Steps to reproduce the problem

  1. Apply one of the following ASP.NET hotfixes:
    326366 Fatal Execution Engine error when AppDomain unloads
    327135 BeforeNavigate2 event of WebBrowser control does not fire
    327256 FIX: Memory leak of permission objects in a managed heap
    327132 FIX: PassportIdentity does not require secure PIN when security-enhanced authentication is requested
    327523 Users can open Web pages without the correct NTFS permissions
    327418 FIX: "Leaving Secure Connection" message when you use LinkButton in DataGrid and SSL
    327795 FIX: Repeatedly retrieving remote performance counters may fail with status 1450
    328369 FIX: PerformanceCounter class keeps remote registry handle open
    318320 Error message when you submit .aspx page with SmartNav under SSL
    328267 FIX: Aspnet_wp.exe is recycled because of a false deadlock
    325699 COM Interop cannot properly deal with a disconnected stub
    328534 FIX: "The XML File \\MyComputer\MyShare\Web.config Could Not Be Loaded" error message
    329250 FIX: Stronger credentials for processModel, identity, and sessionState
    329956 FIX: Requests are not removed from ASP.NET request table
    329519 FIX: Memory leak in semaphores and events
    329959 FIX: Requests Current and Requests in Application Queue performance monitor counters added in ASP.NET
    330469 FIX: ASP.NET health monitoring does not work on servers that are running many processes
    330900 FIX: ExecutionEngineException error after a typical exception is thrown
    813078 FIX: Postbacks may fail when SmartNav is on
    812399 FIX: "The View State Is Invalid for This Page and Might Be Corrupted" when the View State contains objects that have long decimals
    810281 Error Message: Cannot access file AssemblyName because it is being used by another process
    810328 FIX: Hotfix 324735 causes ASPX pages to generate HTML that does not postback correctly on Pocket PC 2002
    810178 FIX: Memory leak when throwing exceptions from nested exception blocks
    810245 FIX: Invalid object in ASP session state
    812686 FIX: When you call the Response.ClearHeaders method in a custom HTTPmodule, extra characters are appended to the output
    812280 FIX: EventLogEntry class may cause leaks in Thread Local Storage and Event ID 4199 event log entries
    813413 FIX: Compiler error when ASP.NET tries to start the CSC compiler
    813105 FIX: .NET Framework implementation of IEnumConnections::Next causes the client application to stop responding
    810280 FIX: After an AppDomain unload, the ASP.NET worker process uses 100 percent of the CPU
    812832 ASP.NET configuration file processing ignores the codebase hints that appear in the Machine.config file
    813350 FIX: "Category Not Found" error message when you run a new Visual Studio .NET application in a side-by-side environment
    812693 FIX: Unexpected results for .NET-connected assemblies that were compiled by using the JIT Compiler and that contain some operators
    814687 FIX: An orphaned critical section may cause the ASP.NET worker process to stop responding
    814206 FIX: Calling Server.Transfer skips execution of custom HTTP filters
    811672 FIX: You receive an "Unhandled Exception" error message when you run an application that uses valid C code
    813340 FIX: You receive a "System.NullReferenceException: object reference not set to an instance of an object" error message when you implement JIT optimization by using a float
    328546 INFO: Post-Service Pack 2 .NET Framework ASP.NET hotfix package
  2. Open the Visual Studio .NET IDE.
  3. Open the Macro IDE window by pressing ALT+F11. Notice that Visual Studio .NET crashes

Article ID: 816498 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 18:24:28 - Revision: 3.6

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0

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