Visual Studio .NET 2003 Stops Responding During the Solution Build Process if You Have Compuware DriverStudio Installed

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If you have Compuware DriverStudio installed on your computer, a problem with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET may cause Visual Studio .NET to stop responding when you try to build a solution.
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 Visual Studio .NET 2003 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   ---------------------------------------------------------------   01-Oct-2003  10:54  7.10.3274.0  3,788,800  Msenv.dll   01-Oct-2003  11:05  7.10.3274.0    602,624  Vcproject.dll   01-Oct-2003  11:06  7.10.3274.0  1,836,544  Vcprojectengine.dll
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, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the Standard Terminology That Is Used to Describe Microsoft Software Updates
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
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Article ID: 828734 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 21:20:09 - Revision: 2.7

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