Two Fixes You Must Have for Visual Studio 2008 SP1


The SP1 release of VS08 regressed some functionality compared to the original release, in a couple of critical areas. As a result it is highly likely you'll need the following two patches for it. I know many of our team who hit these issues, cursed, came to me (because I am the "VS guy" on the team) and then became happy when I pointed them to these:

Update for Debugger Stepping and Breakpoints - note if remote debugging be sure to patch those binaries too.

Update for Crash/Hangs when undocking windows or changing layouts

Hope you find these as useful as we did.

Please note it has been many years since I have worked on VS itself, so don't go crazy asking all sorts of other VS-related questions in the Comments. This is what I know. And that is it: I'm just a customer like you these days.

Comments (2)

  1. web_galaxy says:

    Hello, i install visual studio 2008 on my web server , this server is for web (i install vs2008 that when i needd it i can use it on server ), lately my web server crash ,and restart automatically , i stop all services on IIS but it Crah , can this issue related to that crash ?

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