Too much inheritance for Visual Studio?

I'm starting a new application in Visual Studio 2010, using C#.
There's almost no code.

I create a Form, which I named baseForm, from which I inherited another form, which I named basicForm, and then from that I inherited another one, say advancedForm.

I'm trying to mimic an old set of forms I used to have in Delphi, which allowed to develop very fast.

So, I added some blank procedures to the baseForm, then some other to the basicForm.....
and now, when I try to add advancedForm, Visual Studio crashes....

I opened and closed several times.
I rebuild the app several times.

This is what I get

Problem Event Name:      APPCRASH
  Application Name:      devenv.exe
  Application Version:      10.0.30319.1
  Application Timestamp:      4ba1fab3
  Fault Module Name:      USER32.dll
  Fault Module Version:      6.1.7601.17514
  Fault Module Timestamp:      4ce7ba59
  Exception Code:      c00000fd
  Exception Offset:      000169f8
  OS Version:      6.1.7601.
  Locale ID:      1033

Is this a known bug or something else?
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käµfm³d 👽Commented:
I just tried a new project that had 10 levels of inheritance and I didn't encounter a problem. Have you tried debugging your application?
Obadiah ChristopherCommented:
Has to do something with installation or settings. Go to tools and reset all settings.
The Studio form designer uses a live instance of the parent class as it's designing. So, if your parent class has a bug that causes an exception, it'll cause problems (and possibly crashes) in the IDE. You've probably got an untrapped exception being thrown in your basicForm class.

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fischermxAuthor Commented:
It is a very strange problem.

In these forms, there are things that I want to do when the form starts.
So, I added those in the MyForm_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) method.
Then, in the child, I added more stuff and I added "base.OnLoad(e)".
I then grandchild, I did the same.

When I try to run the project as it is, I get the same result as getting VS freezing.
But now I get a real error "'System.StackOverflowException".

I suppose this is the same error that causes the crash on opening the form in the designer.

I will close this and share point and ask in a new question.
fischermxAuthor Commented:
Thank you!
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