A large solution takes a long time to load in Visual Studio .NET 2003

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In Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003, if you open a large solution, the solution may take several minutes to load. This problem occurs when a solution contains 50 or more projects.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, 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   --------------------------------------------------------   22-Jan-2004  08:31  7.10.4022.0    200,704  Cmddefui.dll   22-Jan-2004  11:55  7.10.4022.0  1,015,808  Csproj.dll   22-Jan-2004  11:38  7.10.4022.0    327,680  Dirprj.dll   22-Jan-2004  08:31  7.10.4022.0     86,016  Msenvmui.dll   22-Jan-2004  11:49  7.10.4022.0  1,507,328  Msvbprj.dll   22-Jan-2004  08:45  7.10.4022.0  1,036,288  Vjsproj.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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