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.

2 thoughts on “Toolbox –> "Choose items" crashes Visual Studio

  1. Ashish says:

    Thanks It worked for me ! 🙂

  2. Jones111 says:

    Even SafeMode VS 2010 is crashing…

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