I use SHFB with VS2005 presentation. Until May 6 (verified) and probably up to early May 12, I have been able to generate topics with URLs to items like System.Object, where the correct URLs are of the form:
which links to something like:
However, in topics I generated later on May 12, the generated URLs for *all* system items were exactly the same, namely:
Coincidentally, yesterday before I noticed the problem, I had updated IE to Version 7.0.5730.13. I happened to mention the problem to our system administrator, and he backed out IE Hotfix #KB947864, which was part of the IE upgrade. Now the
correct URLs are being generated again. Perhaps the hotfix changed something that Sandcastle uses to connect to the MSDN web service?