An older version (9.0) of Microsoft's integrated development environment (IDE), released in November 2007 and superseded by Visual Studio 2010 in April 2010.

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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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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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Can not install VS Team System 2008 on Windows 7 Ultimate (64bit)

I am trying to install VS TS 2008 on W7 Ultimate (64bit), but I have run into errors during the setup. Please take note that I have tried to mount the iso to a virtual drive, and also extracted the ...
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Schedule Shutdown when visual studio completes building a project

I used task scheduler for shutdown after a fix time but I want to know how to create a task in windown 7 so that it will shut down system when visual studio will complete building a project.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I (re)move Microsoft Help files?

I have limited profile space and it seems that Visual Studio and Office insist on filling it up with "Microsoft Help" files. The are located in C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Microsoft Help (I'm on ...
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Visual studios Team Edition and Professional Edition installed concurrently

I have Visual studios 2008 Team edition installed already. I need to have the Professional edition installed also. Certain projects the class runs only run on the Professional edition and we use the ...
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Cannot open files in Visual Studio but in Delphi and Notepad

About an hour ago Visual Studio 2008 decided that it cannot find files any more. This is on 64 bit Windows Vista. When I right-click on a text file (source code or otherwise) and select "open with" ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Controls in dialog boxes are wrongly positioned

I am using VS 2008+sp1 and just bought a fantastic HP envy with Win7. Many of my own programs, and other programs I use look terrible. The controls in dialog boxes seem to be thrown around. Anybody ...
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Visual Studio + Localhost: How to manage multiple projects and image paths?

I am working with VS 2008 + IIS7 and testing my local machine. I have multiple projects fetched via VSS. The project images are relative to the root "/images/...", but on my local server that ends up ...
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OpenGL issues with Vega Prime 5.5

I am working on a software conversion project that was written in Visual Studio Version 6 C++ along with Vega Prime version 1.2 and OpenGL version 1.1, 1996 to Visual Studio 2008 and Vega Prime ...
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My single-key hotkey in VS doesn't work; “Waiting for additional keypress”

I set the File.Close command in Visual Studio 2008 to Ctrl+W, but when I press this key it simply says “(Ctrl+W) was pressed. Waiting for second key of chord.” in the status bar. If I press it again, “...
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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, ...