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0answers
106 views

Problems After Upgrading Visual Studio 2013 to UPDATE 2; Windows Store, Store Apps Stop Working

I just upgraded my Visual Studio 2013 Update1 to Update2, which took long time to finish, then suddenly, I can't start any App in the Start Screen. Event Windows Store Stops suddenly. I tried to ...
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1answer
169 views

Windows 8.1 thinks that my Visual Studio 2010 Shortcut is called Sql Data Tools

When I go into the Start screen, I have a tile for Visual Studio. However, it is not called Visual Studio 2010 but Sql Data Tools. I then proceeded to remove it from the tiles and went to my desktop ...
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1answer
128 views

Visual Studio 2010 installer ignores ProgramFiles environment variables

I am installing Visual Studio 2010 and am wondering why the installer doesn't respect environment variables. ProgramFiles and related variables are configured for the D drive. PS Env:\> dir ...
3
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1answer
113 views

Regarding Build Times on high-end Windows Server 2008 R2 [closed]

There was a period in the Software development process when we had 7-8 hours long nightly builds. This was an year ago. I started making changes and today we have builds happening in 2-2.5 hours. ...
7
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2answers
3k views

Git corrupt master branch

I open my Git repository using gitExtensions on Windows 7 for a Visual Studio project. It is suddenly empty. The repository exists, but all my commits have disappeared. I am using the graphical ...
0
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2answers
1k views

How can I trace/profile a process in Windows?

Occasionally when investigating SQL Server issues I find it useful to be able to attach the Visual Studio debugger to it and try and figure out what it is doing by looking at the call stack (the ...
2
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1answer
346 views

Install Visual Studio on Windows Thin PC

Can I install Visual studio 2010 on Windows 7 Thin PC?
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2answers
1k views

Install entire visual studio on ramdisk?

How would i go about installing visual studio 2010 and all of its dependencies entirely on a ramdisk? I have 16GB ram in my computer and a 4GB ramdisk just for visual studio. If i just try to ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Visual Studio 2010 Professional - repair installation, will it lose updates?

This is a specific example of a general question that often puzzles me on Windows. I am having problems with Visual Studio 2010, so I need to try to repair it. There are two items in the Programs ...
2
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1answer
537 views

Windows with Visual Studio 2010 on virtual machine under Ubuntu

Has anyone used Windows on a virtual machine under Ubuntu? How does Visual Studio 2010 work on it?
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1answer
68 views

Installing Visual Studio [closed]

When installing Visual Studio on Windows machine, it always installs a plenty of annoying things. If there were a few programs in the list of programs before installing Visual Studio, after it it will ...
0
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1answer
671 views

Error installing Visual Studio 2010 SP1

When trying to install Visual Studio 2010 SP1, I get the error: The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. It has to do with RiaServices.msi. Here's the log: ...
0
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1answer
184 views

How to run Visual Studio (Win7) remotely from a Linux box?

I have a Linux desktop that is just easier to program on (for me) than a laptop. I have a laptop running Windows 7 that I want to write some programs (C++/C#) with VS on the remote laptop. What are ...
7
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1answer
1k views

Is there a way to embed a command prompt into the Visual Studio IDE?

Basically I'm looking for something like the "Visual Studio Command Prompt", but which can be docked as a tab or otherwise moved about like any other Visual Studio panel. Does such a thing exist? ...
0
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3answers
2k views

How do I find out which processes in the task manager are useless?

My Task Manager looks like this: http://www.flickr.com/photos/50525207@N02/4967509129/sizes/l/in/photostream/ All I want to do is work in Visual Studio. Which processes can I safely end? Also I ...
0
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3answers
382 views

VS2010 Performance [closed]

hi there so i have this laptop Compaq Presario C700 intel T2310 + 2.5GB RAM + 120GB HDD + intel GMA 965 im running Windows 7 ultimate + VS2008 VS2008 is fast but VS2010 is sluggish and laggy idk why i ...
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1answer
352 views

Git and an ASP.Net Site?

I would really like to use some actual Revision control (on a WINDOWS TECHNOLOGY?!?!) because I've already done stuff and looked back thinking "this would've been much more successful had I had some ...
35
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5answers
71k views

How do I install a VSIX file in Visual Studio?

I just downloaded a VSIX file from the Visual Studio Gallery. How do I install it in Visual Studio?