Many of you have seen crashing issues when using a Tablet, Multi-touch, Screen Readers, etc with the RC.  This issue was a late breaking regression as we locked down RC and unfortunately was not caught until we shipped.  We've released a hotfix which resolves this issue here:

http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=26662

I know the work arounds have been painful for you so I hope this patch helps.  Keep the feedback coming!