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


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Issue Description

Visual Studio 2008 Setup fails to launch when KB952241 is installed

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

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Last edited Jan 31 2009 at 12:11 AM  by DDHotfix, version 2
ringi wrote  Mar 9 2009 at 9:30 AM  
The link to Knowledge Base article 959417 is broken

alanfeld wrote  Jul 28 2009 at 9:35 PM  
Wrong KB number in title

The name of this hotfix says "Visual Studio 2008 Setup fails to launch when KB925541 is installed" but I believe they meant to say "when KB 952241 is installed"

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