FIX: You may receive Visual Basic compiler error messages when you are developing a Visual Basic 2005 project in Visual Studio 2005
Microsoft(R) Visual Basic Compiler has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
The exception unknown software exception (0x800040005) occurred in the application at location xxxxxxxx
System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x80004005): Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component.
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Vbc.InitializeHostCompiler(IVbcHostObject vbcHostObject)
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Vbc.InitializeHostObject() at Microsoft.Build.Utilities.ToolTask.Execute()
at Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine.TaskEngine.ExecuteTask(ExecutionMode howToExecuteTask, Hashtable projectItemsAvailableToTask, BuildPropertyGroup projectPropertiesAvailableToTask, Boolean& taskClassWasFound)
Note This problem occurs more frequently when you are developing Microsoft ASP.NET projects or when you are debugging application code by using the Edit and Continue feature in the Visual Studio 2005 IDE.
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.
To download this hotfix from the MSDN Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The MSDN Code Gallery displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language listed, it is because the Code Gallery resource page is not available for that language.
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 After you apply this hotfix, click Clean Solution on the Build menu.
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Article ID: 915038 - Last Review: 12/06/2006 22:21:07 - Revision: 3.12
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