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Article ID: 924331 - Last Review: January 17, 2015 - Revision: 1.3

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Consider the following scenario. You have a Wizard control or other controls inside a MultiView control or inside a FormView control of a Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Web application. You switch between Source view and Design view in Visual Studio 2005, or you switch between steps of the Wizard control. In this scenario, you may see high memory usage and high CPU usage for the Devenv.exe process.

Note On some computers, you may receive a System.OutOfMemoryException exception from the Devenv.exe process.


Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Visual Studio 2005. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
929697  ( ) How to obtain the latest Visual Studio 2005 service pack

Service pack 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. This problem was first corrected in Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1.


For more information, 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
For more information, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web sites: ( ( (

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Express Edition
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