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FIX: Visual SourceSafe 2005 may stop responding (hang) when you check in a large binary file

SYMPTOMS
When you check in a large binary file in Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005, the process takes significantly more time than when you check in a large binary file in Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0. Additionally, Visual SourceSafe 2005 may stop responding (hang).
RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

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.

Note You must have a Visual Studio license agreement to obtain this hotfix.

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.

Prerequisites

The following list contains prerequisites for the hotfix:
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix replaces the following updates:
  • Visual SourceSafe 2005 build 8.0.50727.42
  • Visual SourceSafe 2005 build 8.0.50727.787

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
Analyze.exe8.0.50727.811249,68824-Feb-200710:51
Ddconv.exe8.0.50727.811105,30424-Feb-200710:47
Ddupd.exe8.0.50727.811105,80824-Feb-200710:47
Microsoft.VisualStudio.SourceSafe.Interop.dll8.0.50727.81149,15224-Feb-200704:20
Microsoft.VisualStudio.SourceSafe.Interop.dll8.0.50727.81149,15224-Feb-200704:20
Mkss.exe8.0.50727.81142,32024-Feb-200710:46
MSDiff.dll8.0.50727.811468,48024-Feb-200707:02
RemoteVssScc.DLL8.0.50727.811335,87224-Feb-200707:03
Ss.exe8.0.50727.811418,12824-Feb-200710:48
Ssadmin.exe8.0.50727.811136,02424-Feb-200710:51
Ssapi.dll8.0.50727.811501,24824-Feb-200707:01
Ssarc.exe8.0.50727.811361,80824-Feb-200710:51
Ssexp.exe8.0.50727.811141,13624-Feb-200710:47
Ssgui.dll8.0.50727.8111,252,86424-Feb-200707:02
Ssrestor.exe8.0.50727.811350,04024-Feb-200710:48
Ssscc.dll8.0.50727.8111,264,64024-Feb-200708:32
SSService.exe8.0.50727.811329,04824-Feb-200710:48
Ssxx.dll8.0.50727.8112,56024-Feb-200707:00
VssWebService.dll8.0.50727.81145,05624-Feb-200707:03
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug 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
Properties

Article ID: 932874 - Last Review: 04/04/2007 23:18:49 - Revision: 1.0

  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition
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