Visual Studio is Microsoft's IDE (integrated development environment) offering for developing on its platforms, such as Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox. Out of the box, it supports C++, C#, VB.NET and F# for programming, as well as XML/XSLT, HTML, CSS and JavaScript for web development. Many other ...

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How long does it take to Repair/Uninstall a Visual Studio 2015 installation?

Context: Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280 64bit, Windows 10 Home 64bit How long should I expect 2015 to spend repairing itself? It's been over 8 hours and we haven't moved beyond "Microsoft Build Tools ...
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Visual Studio reports an exception while loading a project

When I tried to open a solution today, Visual Studio 2015 marked each project in the solution explorer with load failed. The "solution" output window reported the following exception, once per ...
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In Visual Studio, how do you print the list of breakpoints to a file?

I'd like to print a list of my breakpoints to a file, but I don't see a way to do it other than taking a screenshot of the Breakpoints window and printing that. Searching the Internet for "print ...
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CUDA 6.0 does not detect Visual Studio

I am trying to install CUDA version 6.0 because I have a NVIDIA Geforce 9600 GT graphics card. I got the message No supported version of Visual Studio was found. Some components of the CUDA ...
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Visual Studio Settings not Synchronized

According to Synchronized Settings in Visual Studio, When you use the same personalization account to sign in to Visual Studio on multiple computers, by default your settings are synchronized on ...
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Visual Studio made a process I can't kill

Yesterday I was debugging an application. I've stopped the program, modified it then I tried to run it and got this error message: Error 1 error LNK1168: cannot open ...
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Visual Studio - increase the amount of last searches

Very simple, yet couldn't find how to do it (if possible)... I want to get a larger amount of last searches I've had in the Find dialog box. Meaning, when I press CTRL+F and the Search dialog comes ...
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Visual Studio display issues under Windows 10

After upgrade to Windows 10, I encounter Visual Studio (e.g. VS2013 Ultimate) display issues. Take its start page as an example, it turns out , where it should be if no problem at all Other ...
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When will SSDT-BI be available for Visual Studio 2015

From Microsoft's download page, SSDT-BI (SQL Server Data Tools Business Intelligence) for Visual Studio 2013 is available but not for 2015. When will Microsoft release SSDT-BI for VS 2015? ...
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No Visual Studio 2013 settings migrated to Visual Studio 2015

According to this, when I have Visual Studio 2013 installed and I install Visual Studio 2015, my settings are migrated (I use the same account as well). Settings are not synchronized between ...
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Visual Studio 2013 lags after typing class in html file

Every time I type class in a html file in Visual Studio the app stops responding for a few seconds, presumably it's building the intellisense list of classes available. How can I disable this? ...
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Having trouble running C# files out of Google drive

So I like to be able to code on both my laptop and Desktop (both win 10), therefore I have google drive to snyc my files between the two, my first issue was that the user folder on both computers was ...
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Compatibility between Windows 7 and Windows 10. [closed]

I receive the free update from Microsoft for Windows 10. At the moment I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate. I have several question, for which I can't find anything in google or at least my search words was ...
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debugging zeus botnet in visual studio 2010

I am a newbie in the area of botnet detection,IDS.I want to understand the control flow of zeus botnet by running it in Visual studio 2010. I am successfully able to build zeus in visual ...
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How do I hide the editor margin that displays the “lightbulb” icon in VS 2015?

I am talking about this: Takes too much space and is a bit annoying. Is there any way to hide the margin and the icon?
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Visual Studio Community 2015 Installation stuck on creating a system restore point

I tried to install the new Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition but unfortunately without success because the installation gets stuck on creating a system restore point. What I did to solve the ...
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Visual Studio 2015 not showing CSS properties

I just installed Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition. I'm interested in using it for web development, so I opened a CSS file and expected to see the CSS properties, but they are not shown, see below: ...
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Is it better to download and work on Visual Studio than Visual Basic 6 , to work on visual basic? [closed]

is it possible to work in Visual Studio software on Visual Basic language?? and is it even better to work on Visaul Studio than on Visaul Basic 6(VB6) software...?? or is it that Visual Basic ...
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“C:\ProgramData\Package Cache” missing - how can I completely remove Visual Studio?

I am in the process of migrating some projects from an on-premise TFS server to Visual Studio Online. Somehow, someone has removed the package cache folder (C:\ProgramData\Package Cache) from our ...
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Visual Studio 2015 SSIS compatibility

Does the 2012 SSIS install that was for VS2013 work in 2015 or does 2015 have the SSIS/BIDS and Reporting components built in?
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Visual Studio 2015 Installation Problems

I am having major problems with installing Visual Studio 2015 that I have been dealing with since its release on Monday. I uninstalled Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate and installed Visual Studio 2015 ...
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Why do the RAM requirements for a Visual Studio in a virtual machine leave so little for the host that i'd expect would require more? [duplicate]

https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/downloads/visual-studio-2015-system-requirements-vs.aspx 1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine) Does it mean the host requires 1.5GB and will ...
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Removing “Installed Updates” Entries for Visual Studio 2013

With the release of Visual Studio 2015 yesterday, I have upgraded to the 2015 version and uninstalled Visual Studio 2013. Despite this, I seem to still have entries for Visual Studio 2013 in my list ...
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Who is FX45RTMGDR and why is he building .Net libraries?

While adding references to my project, I noticed that some of the core .Net libraries are marked as "built by FX45RTMGDR" while others are not. What is this cryptic entity and why does it matter if it ...
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.Net Framework 4.6 Install results in error “%1 is not a valid win32 application”

I'm trying to install VisualStudio 2015RC and it fails with the following error "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6RC %1 is not a valid Win32 application". I've tried to just install the update to the ...
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How can I use Visual Studio to edit files on a Ubuntu VM?

I've been using Docker for nearly a year, running it on a Ubuntu 14.04 VM, with Sublime Text 3 for programming in Javascript/php. I would like to be able to also use visual studio for editing the ...
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Visual Studio overwrites settings

A chkdsk snafu rendered my computer unbootable, so IT gave me a new one. Now I have to reinstall and reconfigure everything to my liking and Visual Studio 2012 gives me grief. I managed to lift most ...
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MonoDevelop can't import VS2013/2015 solutions

I'm opening a .sln file that I transferred from Visual Studio 2013 into MonoDevelop. When I attempt this, however, it gives me the following error(s): 1. Project 'foo' has a different ToolsVersion ...
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Is it possible to add code files to project folder immediately

I work on Visual Studio 2013. Normally we just new project, then add some head files and some source files to build our projects. Now I have a question: Is it possible to add code files to project ...
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How to lock docked window settings in Visual Studio 2013

I am using Visual Studio 2013 and obviously customized the windows' (Solution, Error, Server Explorer, etc.) location within the IDE by docking some and making some hidden in places I feel suited. I ...
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VS Error “Object reference not set to an instance of an object”

I am using Visual Studio 2015, for Windows 7. I am using the Minecraft Mod Developer Pack (mmdp-vs), and trying to delete a folder (examplemod folder). The provisioning build succeeds. It gives me an ...
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VS View Table Data - How to Expand Width of Last Column?

I am looking at table data in VS (2013) and trying to view the contents of the last column. Normally you hover over a column border and it gives you an horizontal arrows cursor, to indicate that you ...
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Visual Studio 2010 crashes when opening Command option for a UI Control

I've been using MVVM in an application I'm building using Visual Studio 2010. For the UI controls I'm using Commands that are bound to certain controls. Recently I've added some more Commands and when ...
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What's this floating number that keeps appearing if I'm running Visual Studio 2013?

It doesn't always appear, and other times it takes several hours to appear, or sometimes within a matter of minutes of opening Visual Studio. A number that is some kind of small window that overlays ...
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Why doesn't visual studio 2015 RC compile properly?

I downloaded Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 RC after using Code::Blocks for a long time. To test it I just created a simple Hello World program, but it won't compile properly. This is the output from ...
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Visual Studio across two drives, one drive failed

Recently my D: drive hard disk failed, Visual Studio 2013 update 4 was installed there, but of course VS also took 10+ GB off the C drive where the OS (Windows 8.1) is for its installation, basically ...
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Visual Studio takes ages creating a project

I have problem with my Visual studio 2013. When I'm trying to create even a simple console application,VS hangs and after a while the message 'Visual studio is busy: Microsoft Visual studio is waiting ...
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Visual Studio Txt file opening

I'm running visual studio in parallels on a macbook air. First time I'm using C++ to open txt files and it seems to work only when debugging but not when I run without debugging. example code: ...
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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't display font correctly

I'm using Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64 on my computer, and I'm also using Visual Studio 2013 Premium. For some reason, VS won't display/render the font that I want to use correctly. I'm trying to use ...
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Auto complete stops working on Node.js projects

I have encountered an annoying bug which intellisense doesn't show me code completions whenever I type characters. intellisense will only show code completions when I use the key shortcut ctrl + ...
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Visual Studio Community doesn't allow me to login

I've been trying to getting Visual Studio Community working on my computer (both 2013, and 2015 RC). However, when trying to activate either version, I always come across the same error. "The online ...
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How to remove folders from visual studio code

Hi I need to remove folders from visualstudio code folder directory
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Updates reappear for Visual Studio 2010 dependencies

I have recently uninstalled Visual Studio 2010 C# Express from my Windows 7 x64. VS is notorious for leaving behind a bunch of dependencies and trash, and I have spent quite a bit of time manually ...
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Recording Macros with Visual Studio 2013

I am trying to use Mouse Recorder Premium to record a Macro in Visual Studio. However, after I start recording the macro and switch to the Visual Studio window, none of the keystrokes are recorded in ...
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Visual Studio Code on Linux 32-bits

So, Microsoft launched the Visual Studio Code versions for Linux and Mac too (which is awesome for orders of magnitude) but de documentation is a little poor. I downloaded the Linux version (which is ...
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Visual Studio Code for Mac IntelliSense “Console” not working

Microsoft announced today that they have released Visual Studio Code for Mac, Linux, and Windows. I am trying to use IntelliSense for the keyword "Console" but nothing is showing up. I have tried ...
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NGEN is eating up all my disk space

For a couple months now I've woken up every couple days to find my C:\ drive out of space. After some digging I found my C:\Windows\Temp folder was full of 3MB log files -- ~40GB worth, numbering in ...
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Computer restarts while using Visual Studio 2012

I have Windows 7 Enterprise edition and I have installed Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Studio. Whenever I start Visual Studio to work on my project the computer restarts ...
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How to make Visual Studio intellisense show completion list after 2 characters

I'm finding it to get rather annoying when I would like to use a one character variable name (such as for a temporary variable in a loop) that when I press space autocompletes to some random name that ...
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Sorting tabs by filetype in Visual Studio 2013

I would love to be able to sort my document well tabs by filetype. Does anyone know of a good way to do that?