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KB925492 FIX: Error message when you add a Web reference to a project in Visual Studio 2005: "The custom tool 'MSDiscoCodeGenerator' failed"
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Jun 17 2008 at 1:08 AM
, version 4
Sep 17 2008 at 9:20 PM
It seems that this problem exists in VS 2008 as well, is there a patch for VS2008?
Mar 2 2009 at 12:44 PM
That's right - I have Windows Vista Enterprise SP1, VS 2008 and this problem is still present. Where can I find a hotfix/patch to repair it (this hotfix doesn't match my current version on Windows/VS)?
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