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The breakpoint will not be currently hit. The source code is different from the original version

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I got the above error in VS 2008 with a web project in localhost while I put a breakpoint. It used to work fine and suddenly happened yesterday. I deleted BIN folder and added all references from scratch. I also deleted solution file and recreated project. I rebooted the machine also. I checked the build is debug mode and used rebuild all several times. Googled around but still can not figure it out. I searched disk, can not find any PDB files. Strange enough, some files can be debugged (in same folder with same extension). If I put System.Diagnostics.Debugger.Break() at the line, VS does break into debug mode, so the line of code is reachable.

what else could I try?
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One thing is to check the Dropdown list in visual studio for the build configuration (Usually Debug or Release). If you change the configurations, it could prevent a project from being built, which can cause that error.
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by:Richard_XP
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yes, it is DEBUG. some files in the project can add breakpoint without error.
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Just for giggles and grins, go into that dropdown list and choose Configuration Manager, and make sure the projects in question are in fact checked to build.

Only other thing i can think of is to delete the obj folder and rebuild it. I ran into that quite a bit when i had several projects in one solution, and only chose to build certain ones in the Configuration Manager.
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Check this out:

http://weblogs.asp.net/guybarrette/archive/2008/10/08/the-breakpoint-will-not-currently-be-hit.aspx

One of the common answers was to close VS, delete the .suo (solution user options) file, then reopen the project. See if that works.
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by:Richard_XP
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Thanks, I delete the contents of the following folder, although the error is still display but VS does break at that line. cheers

"Temporary Asp.Net Files" found at this location : %windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\Temporary ASP.NET Files\
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