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Visual Studio 2005 crashes on shutdown.
A type library (TLB) named dteproperties.tlb that changed between Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 and the final release may not have been properly updated on the computer when installing the final release of Visual Studio 2005.
In order to determine whether the version of dteproperties.tlb on the computer is the correct version, you can examine the file attributes. The file is located in <VSInstall>\Common7\IDE\dteproperties.tlb where <VSInstall> is the location of your Visual Studio 2005 installation. By default, this location is c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8.
The correct file attributes for the final released version of dteproperties.tlb are:
To prevent Visual Studio 2005 from crashing, replace the incorrect version of the file dteproperties.tlb. This can be done by deleting the file and then repairing the Visual Studio 2005 installation, or by manually replacing the incorrect version of the file.
To replace dteproperties.tlb by repairing or reinstalling Visual Studio 2005, follow these steps:
To manually replace dteproperties.tlb with a copy of the file from the installation media, follow these steps: