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I have Visual Studio 2008 and recently, whenever I start editing a HTM or HTML page, the IDE freezes.

I then need to end the process via the process explorer. I have uninstalled Resharper and reinstalled VS2008 but no luck. Any other ideas that do not involve doing a clean install of Windows 7?

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What other extensions/plugins do you have installed? - e.g Powershell commands. – ChrisF Feb 15 '10 at 8:56
I only installed Resharper. Problems started after I installed v5 of Resharper – StevenMcD Feb 15 '10 at 9:25
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I had a problem with Resharper which I managed to solve by uninstalling Resharper and then going on a hunt through the hard drive to delete all of the directories which weren't cleared down by the uninstall process. The directories were named Resharper or JetBrains or similar and in various places on the hard drive.

The usual "at your own risk" warnings apply!

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will give it a go, thanks mate – StevenMcD Feb 15 '10 at 10:42
sadly this has not solved my problem :( – StevenMcD Feb 15 '10 at 11:54
Darn, we had this problem when we started MVC development combined with ReSharper, but hopefully killing all traces of ReSharper would take this out of the picture. I think we got round the problem temporarily by changing the default editor which the HTML files were opened in, might be worth a try? – Richard Feb 15 '10 at 11:57

This has been a problem for years in, I've seen it all the way back to even 2003

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