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Visual Studio randomly stops responding to mouse clicks and doesn't show tooltips while hovering mouse.
This only happens under Windows Vista 64-bit

Problem Description

Under Windows Vista 64-bit GetCursorPos API call sometimes fails in 32-bit processes (including Vistual Studio).

See bug description on Microsoft Connect and documentation on GetCursorPos (especially comments)


We developed special wrapper for devenv.exe process to fix this function by calling GetCursorInfo instead.

To use the wrapper download file, unpack it and run JbGetCursorPosFix_vs* instead of devenv.exe for Visual Studio 2005, 2008, 2010.

Tag: GetCursorPosFix

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