Designer errors


  • Hi everyone,

    i have uinstalled windows 8 on a brand new partition of a mac book pro

    It should be the final version as i took it from the MSDN for students. Then i tried to installed visual studio ultimate 2012 then express 2012

    but for both of them i had the same issue, the designer is crashing on new project displaying exactly the issue shown before.

    i think i have the last version of vs 2012 as no updates seems to be available.

    any workaround?

    thanks in advance

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012 4:32 PM

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  • Hi Stepos,

    Since you're using a different version than the thread you posted on was about you are probably running into a different issue. Please post details of your issue here so we can try to help you.


    Wednesday, October 24, 2012 8:37 PM
  • hi, i'm running windows 8 pro download from msdn for students so i guess it's a RTM version

    on a mac book pro and i tried the ultimate, the express and now the pro version of VS 2012

    but i still have the same issue, i got this error on a brand new project just by activating the designer view

    so here the details about the error

    Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component.

       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.Isolation.Remoting.STAMarshaler.WaitForCompletion(NestedCallContext nestedCallContext, BlockingCall call, WaitHandle timeoutSignal)
       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.Isolation.Remoting.STAMarshaler.MarshalOutSynchronous(Action action, Int32 targetApartmentId, WaitHandle aborted, WaitHandle timeoutSignal)
       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.Isolation.Remoting.STAMarshaler.MarshalOut(Action action, Int32 targetApartmentId, WaitHandle aborted, CallSynchronizationMode syncMode, WaitHandle timeoutSignal)
       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.Isolation.Remoting.ThreadMarshaler.MarshalOut[TValue](RemoteHandle`1 targetObject, Action action, CallSynchronizationMode syncMode)
       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.Isolation.Remoting.ThreadMarshaler.MarshalOut[TResult,TValue](RemoteHandle`1 targetObject, Func`2 func, CallSynchronizationMode syncMode)
       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.Isolation.Remoting.LocalDesignerService.CreateDesignerImpl(IHostSourceItem item, IHostTextEditor editor, RemoteCancellationToken remoteCancelToken)
       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.Isolation.Remoting.LocalDesignerService.<>c__DisplayClass12.<Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.IDesignerService.CreateDesigner>b__11(RemoteCancellationToken remoteToken)
       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.Isolation.Remoting.LocalDesignerService.CallWithCancellation[TResult](CancellationToken cancelToken, Func`2 func)
       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.Isolation.Remoting.LocalDesignerService.Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.IDesignerService.CreateDesigner(IHostSourceItem item, IHostTextEditor editor, CancellationToken cancelToken)
       at Microsoft.Expression.DesignHost.IsolatedDesignerService.IsolatedDesignerView.CreateDesignerViewInfo(CancellationToken cancelToken)
    Thursday, October 25, 2012 3:33 PM