Some users have experienced a problem where Visual Studio hangs when running the NCover MSBuild tasks in the IDE. This problem occurs under Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1. Users have directly experienced this problem under Windows XP Service Pack 3, but it may apply to other versions of Windows. If you are experiencing this problem, then you should install the following Microsoft Hotfixes.
Users who experience this problem can install two Microsoft Hotfixes for Visual Studio 2008 SP1.
Microsoft has additional documentation for these hotfixes available on their support website.
Microsoft indicates these hotfixes are not fully tested, so you should only apply them if you are affected by this issue. If you are experiencing this issue with a system configuration not described in this article, please contact our support team.