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VS 2005 crashes when designing and testing reports with Reporting Services 2005. RRS feed

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  • Hi,

     

    I'm having a lot of problems with my Visual Studio 2005 (with SP1) crashing and behaving oddly when I am working and specifically testing reports for Reporting Services.

    • Crashes occur when I preview a report, then try to print it; the report will often print, but then VS crashes and has to restart. Yesterday I had to restart VS at least 10 times... frustrating to say the least! I've used the report to MS button most times...
    • It seems that using previews can also cause VS to start behaving oddly, suddenly I can't use the arrow buttons to move fields etc.
    • Trying to close VS sometimes results in an error claiming that a modal window has to be closed first.
    • I use Visual Source Safe 2005 to store my projects

    I'm using Windows XP with SP2, SQL Server 2005 with SP2 and have the machine updated from Microsoft Update regularly - Info from VS:

     

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 - Version 8.0.50727.762  (SP.050727-7600)
    Microsoft .NET Framework - Version 2.0.50727

    Installed Edition: Professional

     

    Microsoft Web Application Projects 2005   77626-009-0000007-41610
    Microsoft Web Application Projects 2005 - Version 8.0.50727.762

     

    Microsoft Visual Basic 2005   77626-009-0000007-41610
    Microsoft Visual Basic 2005

    Microsoft Visual C# 2005   77626-009-0000007-41610
    Microsoft Visual C# 2005

    Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2005   77626-009-0000007-41610
    Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2005

     

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition - ENU Service Pack 1 (KB926601)  
    Security Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition - ENU (KB937061)  

    SQL Server Analysis Services  
    Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Designer - Version 9.00.3042.00

     

    SQL Server Integration Services  
    Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services Designer - Version 9.00.3042.00

     

    SQL Server Reporting Services  
    Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Designers - Version 9.00.3042.00

     

    Anyone got any ideas/suggestions as to what I can do to remedy this?

     

    Thanks!

    Iain

    Tuesday, November 27, 2007 9:42 AM