An older version (9.0) of Microsoft's integrated development environment (IDE), released in November 2007 and superseded by Visual Studio 2010 in April 2010.

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Converting VS 2008 Coding and VS 2012

I have a Project in my system VS 2008 , Now I want to start a Project in 2012. If i Installed VS 2012 then my older project of Vs 2008 also changed to VS 2012 Now i could not open my older project ...
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Unable to identify the path of VC++

I have downloaded the microsoft visual C++,In control panel I can see the software download but unable to find the location it got installed I uninstalled it many ways and default also I set the ...
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How to compile application with Visual Studio 2008 in Windows XP for Windows 98 SE

I have Visual C++ 2008 installed in Windows XP. Compiled applications doesn't work in Windows 98 SE. How do I configure my compiler that it compiles Windows 98 compliant applications in Windows XP? ...
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Unable to connect Visual Studio 2008 Team System to TFS over VPN

I have two laptops, one an XP machine, and one a newer Windows 7 64 bit machine. On both I have Visual Studio 2008 Team System installed, same service packs. When I work from home I can connect to ...
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How to run Visual Studio 2008 and WAMP server on same local machine running WIndows7?

I'm having a machine running on Windows 7. First I installed WAMP server on my local machine. It was working fine. Then I installed Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. From that time the WAMP server is not ...
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Delay notification in Visual Studio 2008

In Visual Studio 2008 Professional, when I close the project I get the error as shown in the image below. This is a project which connects to TFS. So why do I get this message? If I click on continue ...
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TFS command lines with interface

I am using TFS 2012. I am using TFS command line utility to check-in to get latest version etc. So if i use command line then if any conflict comes while checkin then it gives message like conflicts ...
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How to connect Visual Studio 2008 to Team Foundation Server 2012?

How can i connect Visual Studio 2008 to Team Foundation Server 2012 by using server name or ip address? TFS 2012 did not provide "Path" Column foe me to fill in. I have no problem to connect TFS ...
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How to determine if development tools are installed

We're going through an exercise to identify computers that have Visual Studio installed. The challenge thus far, is that components of visual studio are installed w/ a lot of other products. SQL ...
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How to check history of a particular software start and close event on windows7

I have used event viewer to check system log in but how to check if I want to see if someone opened visual studio on system? I think its info should be in event viewer but I am not sure. I have ...
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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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Getting Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word

I am having great trouble getting: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word and Microsoft.Office.Interop.Core I am trying to run my program on another laptop and it needs these files. I downloaded and ...
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TFS permissions overriding if a user is member of more group

We are using VS2008 connected to TFS 2012.We made two groups,Developer and Incorporator. Incorporator group has CheckIn permission and Developer group doesn't. A Developer is member of both group. He ...
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Missing Image name in the task manager

Recently I face the following problem . When I open the visual studio (Design view ) .it has hanged up . I go to the task manager to check what's happened. I find two things : 1- Can't find the ...
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Can I use Visual Studio 2008,2010 and 2012 on Windows 8?

I do development in all of these versions of Visual Studio and just wondering- before I go out and buy Windows 8 if versions 2008 and 200 are compatible with Windows 8 and can I have all of them ...
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How to edit SSRS 2008R2 Reports in Visual Studio 2012?

I'm a report writer who's been able to edit/update reports in Visual Studio 2008 (we use SSRS2008R2). I've just installed Visual Studio 2012 and when I go to convert my reports project it's not ...
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Batch command to run Visual Studio 2008?

I was just trying to run Visual Studio 2008 using a batch command. Start Notepad.exe opens Notepad for me. I am not sure how can I run Visual Studio 2008 the same way. Can anyone help me with this? ...
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Extraction Failed. “the file name, directory name, of volume label syntax is incorrect”

When I install the Visual Studio 2008 on my Windows Vista, I saw the error message box "the file name, directory name, of volume label syntax is incorrect". How do I fix it? I have already changed ...
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Visual Studio 2008 - Microsoft Document Explorer - very small font

When working with Visual Studio 2008, When I open any help page in Microsoft Document Explorer, the font is so small I can't read it. Under Tools: Options: Environment: Fonts and Colors: Show settings ...
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Can't install MS VS 2008 on a computer with MS VS 2010 installed

I have Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 installed on my Windows 7. And now I need also MS Visual Studio 2008. I tried to install MS Visual Studio C# Express Edition from official site and looked like ...
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Msbuild does not recognize mapped network drive

We have a project that builds and has a post build event. The post build event copies the output DLL to a directory F. The system is supposed to place all DLLs in the F drive. In my system, I cannot ...
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How can I configure Visual Studio 2008, so that it uses multiple cores for compile?

I use Visual Studio 2008 on a bigger project. If some files get compiled, it compiles them one after the other. My computer has 8 cores, except one they are idle. How can I configure Visual Studio, ...
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How can I avoid the error, that the .pdb cannot be written?

Working with Visual Studio 2008, I got sometimes the error, that the pdb-file cannot be actualized. it was no big problem, I deleted it and made a new build and everything was fine. Now this error ...
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How to fix Visual Studio 2008 freeze?

My Visual Studio 2008 freezes under some conditions. After a restart all is fine at first, but once it starts updating IntelliSense and counting down items it stops always on the same number (the ...
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How do I get the output box back to the normal position in Visual Studio?

Owing to a careless mouse drag, the output/error/search results area now occupies the entire screen, being selectable as one of the files in the tabs along the top. Does anyone know how to get it ...
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Installing Visual Studio on Macbook Pro with Parallels/Windows 7

I have a Visual Studio 08 ISO on a DVD. And I don't know how to install it. I thought I could insert it and install it, but there is more to it than that I see. I have a MacBook Pro with Parallels 6, ...
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Upgrading a project from VS.NET 2003 to VS 2008 [closed]

Will it be difficult ? The program is written in C.
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Installing SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio

My dev box is a Windows 7 machine and I am trying to install SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio. When I run the installation SQLManagementStudio_x64_ENU.exe (downloaded from Microsoft site), it ...
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Registering a Visual Studio 2008 Express product on an offline PC

I have a large project that was built with VS 2008 and don't want to upgrade the project to a 2010 version just yet. I have VS 2008 Express but the trial period expired and it's installed in a ...
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Downloading Themes for GUI in windows application?

Is it possible to download from the net or customize the GUI, or form of a windows application made in Visual Studio? I have tried to make the form better to look at, but i want cool or casual look ...
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When two Visual Studios are installed, how can I choose which to open?

I have installed both Visual Studio 2008 (Japanese version) and Visual Studio 2008 (English version) on the same machine. The computer's control panel lists two versions of Visual Studio 2008. When I ...
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Expand / collapse code devices invisible in Visual Studio 2008

Since starting up Visual Studio 2008 this morning, the little devices at the left-hand side of the edit screens to allow one to expand or collapse the source code have been invisible. They still work; ...
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How do I recover .aspx.cs files?

I accidentally deleted my root project folder. I was able to recover the other files except *.ASPX.CS files. So far I tried Recuva & Pandora. Any idea how I can recover a double extension file? ...
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Problem installing Visual Studio 2010

I had to reinstall Windows 7 on my computer. I reinstalled everything except VS 2010. Trying to install it, the install wizard looked like it had been corrupted. Another VS 2010 DVD however showed ...
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compiling VS2008 aspnet project causes windows to thrash and freeze

I recently got a new laptop with an SSD. Expected faster performance (and boot is very fast) but PROBLEM: when I build my VS 2008 asp.net application, windows freezes, appears to be thrashing. ...
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Microsoft ClickOnce Deployment with SFTP possible ?

I know that we could use FTP, Remote Website and Desktop to deploy our applications. I would like to know if anyone could suggest how to use SFTP instead? Are there any plugins that exist for this?
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How to eliminate the Rate and Feedback bar at the top of help pages in Visual Studio 2005 and 2008

Using MS Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 help viewer (MS Document Explorer), on virtually every help page I get a "Send/Add Content.../Rate and Feedback" bar at the top of the page. The problem is that ...
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How to install OpenGL libraries for Visual Studio?

I think I should have a folder for OpenGL headers under "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\include", but there isn't one there. How would I go about adding it? From the Visual ...
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MS Visual Studio Debug

Previously, when my program crashed during debugging VS would bring me to a line of code where crash happened. Now... its always looks like this: And i have no clue where and why it crashed :( I ...
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Can't install SSMS, complaining about Visual Studio 2008 when it's not even installed

So I just got a new windows 7 laptop, and i'm trying to get it all setup and ready for development. I installed Visual Studio 2010 professional and updated it to service pack 2. However, whenever I ...
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How to update Visual Studio Team Foundataion Server Window Postitions

I use two monitors with with TFS 2008 backward compatibility plugin and in VS TFS 2010. I had to move desks and ended up changing the location of my second monitor form the right side to the left. I ...
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Does Windows 7 Ultimate Lite support Visual Studio 2008 & 2010?

Does Windows 7 Ultimate Lite support Visual Studio 2008 & 2010? I'm planning to install these on my notebook.
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Double click in Visual Studio 08 forms designer adds listener. Please make it stop

I'm using Visual Studio 08 Designer for a Windows Forms application. When I accidentally double click on a control it automatically switches to the code and adds a listener. How do I stop this ...
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Synergy locks up Windows 7 when Visual Studio is debugging

I use Synergy (running as administrator) to go through two x64 Windows 7 machines (with all flavors of Visual studio from 2003 to 2010 professional) and an MacOS 10.6 desktop and most of the time it ...
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Go away “Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt”. Give me my regular command prompt

This VS2008 artefact is truly bugging me. I have lived with it in the Start Menu and always use Windows + R, "cmd", Enter to run the regular command prompt - I just don't like VS trappings and prefer ...
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Could not find file 'SqlAccess.dll'

When running CREATE ASSEMBLY MyAssembly FROM 'S:\SourceCode\TryUDF\bin\Debug\TryUDF.dll' an error is returned: Could not find file 'SqlAccess.dll' in directory 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL ...
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Visual Studio can't create site in IIS

I'm helping a co-worker with an issue he's having on his recently re-imaged workstation. He had a fresh install of Windows 7. He installed Visual Studio 2010, then Visual Studio 2008 (in that order, ...
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Taskkill.exe: don't throw an error if the process is not running

I'm running a Visual Studio post build event that shuts down IIS if it's still running after compilation: taskkill /f /im w3wp.exe The following works perfectly if IIS is still running, but throws ...
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Difference in Visual Studio versions

I would like to understand some fundamental VS version differences. What is the difference between Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 Team System? Does the Team System 2008 include VS2008, TFS ...
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Events Not Showing Up in Properties Tab - VS 2008

I face a very different problem that I really don't get a clue on what to do. The events option(lightning option present in the properties tab) is not Showing Up in Properties Tab. Could anyone show ...