Sunday, April 15, 2012

Find was Stopped in Progress Visual Studio

Find was Stopped in Progress.
Visual Studio 2010.
Visual Studio 2005.

 Visual Studio has some known issues.  One of them is the inability to search something using Ctrl+Shift+F because of the following error:

"Find was stopped in progress".

Well, a very informative post can be found here but the solution is extremely simple:
Ctrl + ScrollLock will fix your problem :)

Have fun,
Elad Shalom,
CTO at


  1. So it's like a first Ctrl + ScrollLock toggles a permanent cancel? Another hit is needed to switch it off.

  2. It doesn't work... Kindly guide me out

  3. Ctrl + break and try again