Before I begin, here is my setup:
- Running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit inside a VirtualBox 4.0.4, the HOST operating system is Ubuntu 10.04.2
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Version 10.0.30319.1
- Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0.30319
So folks, wtf does that error mean?
Just minding my own business, trying out some C# ASP.Net MVC3 tutorials, when BAMM! WACK! ZOW! I get this error: “Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt.”
I should mention it happens AT RANDOM. I cannot narrow it down to one scenario that causes the issue. I have also tried different MVC3 projects, and same thing occurs at random 😦
I tried to Google the issue, naturally, but no luck. The most useful bit of advise I could find was to SWITCH TO IIS, instead of using Visual Studio Development Server.
This is a workaround that solved the issue for me, but if anyone knows the root cause please leave a comment. I hate workarounds when I don’t know why they work. But hey, I’m still going to use it 🙂
In the meantime, I hope this helps someone, cause I spent alot of time searching
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