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FIX: BACKSPACE does not work correctly when you use the Korean IME to type Korean characters in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

BACKSPACE may not work correctly when you use the Korean Input Method Editor (IME) to type Korean characters in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Code Editor. For example, BACKSPACE must be pressed two times to delete the final letter of any Hangul character while in composition mode.

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 the problem described in this article. 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.

Alternatively, you can download this hotfix from the following Microsoft Connect Web site:


You must have Visual Studio 2010 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart information

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

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

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.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Although this bug affects only Korean characters, it affects Korean text in all languages and all versions of Visual Studio. This hotfix applies to all supported operating systems for Visual Studio 2010.

For more information about software update terminology, 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

Article ID: 983505 - Last Review: 09/07/2010 09:46:00 - Revision: 5.0

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