Monthly Archives: March 2010

Toolbox –> "Choose items" crashes Visual Studio

If you ever encounter a crash when choosing the items to display in Visual Studios toolbox, then try this solution:


  • Start Visual Studio in safe mode using:  Start->Run->devenv /safemode
  • In the Toolbox “Choose items”, accept any error message the appear
  • Restart Visual Studio as per normal and the problem should be fixed.