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WPF design window not showing

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :JQuery



I think there is something not right wit hmy Visual Studio 2008

When I create a WPF Application, it doesn't show a window under design tab.

I can run the app no problem.


Without the design window I can't really do anything. AAny ideas, do I need to install a hotfix or something






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I attempt to create a new WPF project but the design window never populates and appears to hang.  CPU usage for devenv.exe starts looping around 50% usage.  I can close the project with no problems.  I disconnect the USB VGA adapter and the WPF project will load and save with no issues.  Re-connect the adapter and problem returns with any new or current project that was just working.  I've had this same problem on a different model laptop, Dell 630 I believe, as well with a physically different adapter but same model.

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