FIX: The MCMS Template Explorer disappears from Visual Studio .NET 2003 after you install Microsoft Content Management Server 2002 Service Pack 2

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After you install Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) 2002 Service Pack 2 (SP2), the following problems occur:
  • The MCMS Template Explorer disappears from Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003.
  • When the language settings are not set to English, you receive the following error message in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005:
    Package load failure

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


You must install MCMS 2002 SP2 before you apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Additional requirement

After you apply this hotfix, you must apply the hotfix package that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
923755 Description of the Content Management Server 2002 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: August 8, 2006

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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 item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Developertools.xmlNot Applicable11,47801-Feb-200623:13
Developertools.xsdNot Applicable15,28201-Feb-200623:13
Microsoft.ole.interop.dllNot Applicable73,72801-Feb-200623:13
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
More information
For more 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
MCMS 2002 SP2 Template Explorer

Article ID: 914195 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 17:44:56 - Revision: 3.0

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