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A Hotfix is a product update package with one or more updated product files that fix a specific product problem.


Please be aware this Hotfix has not gone through full Microsoft product regression testing nor has it been tested in combination with other Hotfixes.

Please carefully review the associated Hotfix KB article to verify the fix is the one needed and there are no known compatibility or installation issues. You may also want to contact a Microsoft Support Professional at

Issue Description

KB936971 FIX: Error message when you try to close the Visual Studio 2005 IDE: "Visual Studio cannot shut down because a modal dialog is open"

Additional Information about the issue resolved by this Hotfix can be found in its Knowledge Base article at

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Last edited Jul 1 2008 at 1:04 AM  by codegalleryadmin, version 5
christopher_rogal wrote  May 4 2011 at 8:12 PM  
I'm sure this will work for 2005, but the bug is back for 2010.

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