Entity Framework Model Designer doesn't work in Windows 7 RC x64 - by kodexe

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Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 5/5/2009 7:39:51 AM
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The Entity Framework Model Designer doesn't work in Windows 7 RC x64. Right-clicking anywhere in the designer always shows an error dialog saying "ERROR HRESULT ...", which is dismissable, but renders the Model Designer useless.

Generating a model from a database works fine, and entities are placed on the model surface. Editing these entities is also possible. But as soon as you right-click anywhere, the error appears.

I've tried "devenv /ResetSettings" and "devenv /ResetSkipPkgs", to no avail.

(NB: I put "Vista" in the "Operating System" selection, but the problem concerns Windows 7 RC x64.)
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Posted by kodexe on 10/13/2009 at 12:13 AM
No problem. Thanks!

(Being Windows 7, I think the Snipping Tool would be a better choice for taking a screenshot.)
Posted by Microsoft on 5/18/2009 at 2:33 AM
Hi, given that we have not heard back from you in 7 days. We will go ahead and close this Connect Issue. If you get a chance to review and provide the information requested earlier, you can go ahead and reactivate this issue.
Posted by Microsoft on 5/6/2009 at 12:54 AM
Thanks for reporting this issue. Could you please take a screenshot of the error message you received to better illustrate this issue?
How to create a screenshot
1. When the problem occurred, please press PrtScr key on the keyboard(the key right of F12).
2. Then click start and then click run, type mspaint and then press Enter.
3. In the Microsoft Paint program, please click edit and then click paste.
4. Save this file to .jpeg format