Lenwin
Level 10

HOTFIX: Visual Studio crashes when editing Visual C++ source file

Symptoms:

When a solution contains a Visual C++ project and a InstallShield Limited Edition project, editing the code in a *.cpp file causes Visual Studio to crash

Cause:

This problem is due to a bug introduced in the InstallShield 2010 Limited Edition product.

Steps to Reproduce:

1) In Visual Studio 2010, create a new solution
2) Add a new VC++ win32 Console application to the solution
3) Add a new ISLE project to the solution
4) Open any .cpp project file in the solution and click on several places in the .cpp code file.

Hot Fix:

To apply the hot fix, follow the steps below:

1. Close Visual Studio.
2. Download the hot fix .zip file attached to this thread, and uncompress the IsLimPkg.dll to a temporary location.
3. Locate the folder: \System. (By default, this directory is "C:\Program Files\InstallShield\2010LE\System")
4. Make a backup copy of file IsLimPkg.dll.
5. Copy the new IsLimPkg.dll file to \System.
6. Restart Visual Studio.

Additional Information:

This problem is being tracked internally with issue number IOA-000055687. This fix will be included in a future release of the InstallShield Limited Edition product.


Note: This hotfix also address the issue related to Visual Studio 2010 crashing after installing Power commands tool.

Symptoms:

After Installing Power commands tool the InstallShield Limited Edition project no longer shows its context menu in the solution explorer and results in Visual Studio 2010 crashing

Cause:

This problem is due to an AccessViolationException.

Steps to Reproduce:

1) Install Power Commands tool.
2) In Visual Studio 2010, create a new solution
3) Add a new Install Shield Limited Edition project to the solution
4) Click on any of the views of the InstallShield Limited Edition Project.
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DebbieL
Level 17

This issue is resolved in InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition. For more information, see the following community thread:
http://community.flexerasoftware.com/showthread.php?t=195378
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