Error: The build stopped unexpectedly because of an internal failure - by doug65536

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ID 610508 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 10/4/2010 11:58:01 PM
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Getting internal failure when compiling.
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Posted by Microsoft on 10/10/2010 at 6:06 PM
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 10/5/2010 at 4:50 PM
Doug, I don't know why Forefront would cause this message to appear. One known cause is a 20 char username, which the specified patch will fix. Does that do it?
Posted by Microsoft on 10/5/2010 at 12:27 AM
There is a hotfix for this issue now, you can download it from

For more information about this issue, please refer to the following link:

FIX: Visual Studio 2010 error: "Error 1 error MSB4014: The build stopped unexpectedly because of an internal failure"
Posted by doug65536 on 10/5/2010 at 12:03 AM
May be caused by Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection. Adding an exclusion for "C:\Users\doug\documents\visual studio 2010" SEEMS to have resolved the problem.
Posted by Microsoft on 10/5/2010 at 12:00 AM
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