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Is it possible to not install all components of Visual Studio 11 Ultimate? Specifically, having Visual Basic installed makes project selection clumsy. While I am at it, I would also uninstall F# and C++, leaving a simpler environment for C# web development. Does the beta not have this granularity yet?

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It appears there is no ability to not install (or remove) any features in the VS11 beta (eg. not include SQL Express because you've already got SQL Server Developer).

I note the options available in a custom install were substantially reduced in VS2010 compared to earlier versions.

(In practice with New Project remembering your last selection, and its Recent pane – look top left in the dialogue – I've never seen having mores templates than I use to be a problem.)

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I suspect many of the options being removed is due to the product being in beta. –  Ramhound Mar 7 '12 at 12:49
    
I don't recall being able to uninstall VB on 2010 or 2008 either. . . –  surfasb Mar 7 '12 at 19:42
    
@surfasb YOu could in 2008 (via a custom install), but not in 2010 (as I say: reduced options). –  Richard Mar 7 '12 at 23:08
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