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Build and run VC++ project with batch script

I want to build Visual C++ projects in both debug and release mode and then execute them with a single batch file. How can this be done?
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BSOD - Hollow file with actual size

I was working in VS 2012 on a cpp file when I got a BSOD. When the pc turned back on, I couldn't see the contents of the file again. These are the details: when I open the file I was working on ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ utility [duplicate]

I have in my PC quite a lot of "Microsoft Visual C++ 200? Redistributable" things installed, occupying quite an space while I actually don't know if I require them to be installed... As far as I know, ...
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System cannot find the path specified (visual express)

I am currently learning C++ and I have downloaded 'Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express'. However, I'm experiencing a lot of problems, which as a rookie, I can't really attribute to anything. Take for ...
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I am not able to install Visual c++ 2008 Express

I am not able to install Visual c++ 2008 Express. I have this message: "Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition with SP1 - ENU has encountered a problem during setup. Setup did not complete ...
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Error: Simba Hive ODBC connector requires Visual C++ 2010 runtimes

I'm trying to install Simba ODBC connector on Windows Server 2008 x64. After clicking on installation file, I get an error: Simba ODBC connector requires Visual C++ 2010 runtimes (64 bit). Please use ...
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Unistalled C++ Redistributables on Windows Vista

Windows Vista Service Pack2 32 bit I uninstalled C++ re-distrubutables (was not aware they are necessary for some applications to run) and I am facing error Cannot start application because the ...
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Install VC Redist 2008 on Windows Server 2000

I recently set up a server with Windows Server 2000 (I know it´s old, but the hardware of the computer wouldn´t take more than that). Now I installed xampp which requires the VC redist package 2008. ...
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Separate commented blocks - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express

As MS Visual C++ users know, the program allows you to collapse comment blocks. But, unfortunately, it simply collapses ALL comments from the first one to the first non-commented text. For example, ...
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How to install omniORB on Windows?

I installed Python 2.7 and MinGW, added everything which is needed to PATH (g++ and python), and downloaded omniORB from ...
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How Do I run Visual C++ 6 IDE on Windows Vista or higher?

Visual C++ 6 is crashing when opening a project or using the "open" file menu, how can I 'force' VC++6 to work under windows 7 without a Windows XP emulator / virtual machine / Windows XP Mode?
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Visual Studio Paired Editor Panes

Is there any way to make Visual Studio have "paired" editor panes, somewhat like XCode's Assistant Editor feature? More specifically, I'd like to replicate the XCode feature of having a .cpp file's .h ...
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How to Capture .mp4 using Osprey PCI-X 440 card

I am using Osprey PCI-X 440 card purchased from http://www.viewcast.com. Now i want to capture .mp4 file from live streaming using this device. can anyone please help me how can i achieve it? Thanks ...
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Poor SSD speed result on Windows 7 x64 after an update - only 10% of disk speed?

I recently installed Windows 7 x64 Professional and full package of software when I noticed that system became unresponsive. After debugging a while I noticed the disk read/write speed was dropped ...
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Adobe Flash CS5: Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error

I installed Adobe Master Collection CS5.5 on my machine and whenever I run Flash I get this error. Following is the event log: I have tried: Upgrading Windows 7 to SP1 Deleting the Adobe ...
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Error 1606 while installing, MS KB useless

I tried to install "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Pacakge" on my Windows XP SP2 machine, but every time I get the following message: Error 1606.Could not access network location ...
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Visual C++ 2010 Express - No C/C++ Folder showing up in Project Property Pages

I'm trying to set an Additional Include Directory in a Visual, which I understand usually exists in a 'C/C++' folder. When I go to a DLL project's folder, though, I don't see any C/C++ folders. I only ...
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Does Windows keep list of dependencies for installed programs and framework

I did a major cleanup on my Windows lately, removing old software which saw little use. Some of them may or may have not installed their own Visual C++ redistribution. I know removing the redists ...
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I have problems instaling vcredist_x86 on win7

When i try to instal it it gives me this error,it says that vcredist_x86 isnt installed properly,and when i try to install it manually i cant,it gives me the same error. Problem Event Name: BEX ...
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Visual C++ 2010 is extremely slow/unusable. Can't type and have to minimize to refresh the window/view code

I downloaded Visual C++ 2010 express and am shocked at how completely slow/unusable it is. I have a pretty beefy computer (4 gigs ram, 3.2ghz dual core, Radeon hd4890) and I literally cannot even type ...
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Windows 7 32-bit, Ergo Mouse installation issue: “The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect.”

I have a fresh installation of Windows 7 32-bit (updated through the system and Windows Update) and I need to install an Ergo525 mouse. The mouse is working properly, is recognized by Windows 7 as ...
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error: the application has failed to start because mspdb100.dll was not found

I am running a software which compile some codes based on VC++, I have installed Visual studio 2010 professional on my XP professional windows. whenever I wanna execute the Compile "the application ...
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Why are there so many different Visual C++ redistributables?

Every time I install a game, or even OpenOffice, part of the installation routine is installing yet another Visual C++ 2005/2008 redistributable, right next to the 10 others I already have on my ...
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Where can I download Visual C++ Express

Sorry for asking such dumb question. I just want to download Visual C++ 2010 Express edition. I've selected the language on this page http://www.microsoft.com/express/Downloads/#2010-Visual-CPP and ...
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Alternative for VC++ 6.0

Hi all I'm using Vista(32-bit). I need to work on VC++ for MFC applications. I have installed Visual C++ 6.0 on my system which is incompatible. Can someone please suggest an alternative for VC++ 6.0. ...
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Unable to build/run a program in VB 6.0 in vista

As I have to work on VC++, I've installed Visual Basic 6.0 on my Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit, 1 GB RAM. During installation I got many pop-up messages saying 'Not Compatible' and was also not ...
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Installation Error on Windows Vista: “Side-by-Side configuration is incorrect”

NOTE: This is not a dupe of this other question. That question refers to a similar problem with 2 programs, while I'm only having it with 1, so the solution there doesn't apply to my situation. My ...
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How to make Visual Studio 2008 work in a clean way for C++?

I want to use Visual Studio C++ to debug an existing project, but without generating additional files within the project itself. How can I tell visual C++ 2008 to put its own stuff in a separate ...
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Where to set default character encoding in VCExpress?

http://www.microsoft.com/express/Downloads/#2008-Visual-CPP I want to make it save the files as utf8 by default, I've been looking for it in various places,but can't find where the option is
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Windows 7 has trouble installing software with Visual C++ 2005 & 2008

I have been reinstalling Windows 7 over and over again on an ASUS P5lD2 2Gb Ram 3Ghz P4 because it ultimately loses the contents of "Turn Windows Features On or Off" after I install software like ...
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safely remove java, .net, visual c++, MSXML

I have java, .net, visual c++, MSXML preinstalled on my new windows 7 laptop. In the past I've found I don't use java or .NET for any essential applications and have uninstalled them. is there a way ...
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`msdia80.dll` is installed in the root folders of two drives

I have 2 HD partitions as C: and D:, and msdia80.dll is present in the root folders of both drives. I have read the article by Microsoft about this issue, but there is no VC folder in my PC under ...