Version 10.0 of Microsoft's integrated development environment (IDE), released in April 2010 to replace Visual Studio 2008.

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Visual C++ redistributables

For using Visual C++ redistributables do I need Microsoft Visual Studio License is mandatory ? Because of various kind of applications are installing various type Visual C++ redistributables for their ...
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SQL server express 2008 failed to install

I am attempting to install SQL Server 2008 Express Edition as part of Visual Studio 2010 in Windows 8.1 and it gives the following fail message: SQL server 2008 express service pack ...
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Cannot open a project in Visual Studio after modifying installed .NET version

I had .NET 4.5 installed on my machine but that was causing some issues with some scripts we use at work. Basically, 4.5 made some changes to MSBuild that our scripts were reliant on so I had to ...
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Visual Studio C++ 2010 Express - the system can not find the file specified

I installed Visual Studio on Windows XP, I created project and imported files in it. E.g. when I click on the header file which I imported in the "Header Files" then the document is not opened in the ...
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Decrease the height of title bar in Visual Studio 2012 on secondary screen

I have two screens on my VS2012. No problems with title bar on the main screen, on the secondary however, the title bar takes up lots of space - see screenshot attached. In VS2010, for example, the ...
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Visual Studio deletes my CMake.exe

I'm installing OpenCV from this [very out of date] tutorial. I made it through the configuration step and everything seemed fine, but then when I try to build the OpenCV.sln, I get a bunch of these ...
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Mac Users - Bootcamp, VirtualBox, or something else to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio?

I'm taking a computer science class that requires students to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio for programming assignments. I have been using Macbook Pro, so i'm considering getting either ...
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I cannot install any version of Visual Studio in Windows 8.1

I've tried 2008, 2010 and 2012...I need Visual Studio installed so I can compile Python and NodeJS packages. Every version I've tried just flashes the Visual Studio splash screen and then does ...
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'There was an error reading IIS configuration schema from 'C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\config\schema\' Visual Studio 2010 Windows 8 64-bit

I have a users who is attempting to deploy a web service through Visual Studio 2010 on a windows 8 64-bit laptop but is getting an error. When the users tries to deploy through visual studio he ...
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How to choose if you want to close the command prompt window or not running a .exe or .bat file? [duplicate]

I have a program written in C#, console application. A .exe file is created and when executing the command window opens, writes the output and closes as usual. My problem is that I may need to see the ...
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Tool to generate Class Diagrams from code (Visual Studio)

Title says it all, really. I'm hoping there's some extension out there, or full blown software, that'll automatically generate class diagrams from my code. I looked over the Extension Gallery website ...
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How to use MSBuild.rsp or otherwise specify default Visual Studio MSBuild.exe command line switches

I would like MSBuild.exe to always use the /MP option so that projects are always built with multiple cores. I tried adding /MP to the last line of my MSBuild.rsp (in the same directory as the ...
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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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Manually remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (x86)

I used PC Mover when I upgraded to Windows 7 x64 from Windows XP 32 bit and it "helpfully" collected Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (x86) without any warning that it wasn't ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 Express - bars near line numbers

I'm not familiar with all the fundamental parts of the VS, so this will be a rookie question. I somehow made those rectangles appear near line numbers and I don't even know what they are called. ...
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visual studio 2012 project creation failed

I have successfully installed Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop. Whenever I try to create new C++ project it says: ... projet creation failed. Whenever I try to create Visual Basic ...
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Visual Studios 2010 source config issues

I have a VS solution set up with my own code. My code also uses some third party code which I have access to, but do not want to put into my project. However, I do want to be able to look at the other ...
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Visual Studio 2013 error: invalid drive

In attempting to install Visual studio '13, I'm greeted with Setup requires 415MB on C: and 61 MB in: J:\Visual Studio invalid drive. The funny thing is that I don't have a J: drive. ...
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How to choose which project is built on F5 in Visual Studio?

I have a solution file for IntraFace, which contains two projects, namely IntraFaceTracker and IntraFaceDetector (see the image). By default, IntraFaceTracker is selected, you can see its name is ...
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Visual studio 2010 installation to use silverlight application

I have to learn working on Silver light application of VS2010. I have never used VS Studio before. When i try to install VS 2010 from this link ...
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Is it possible to 'Paste Without Formatting' in MS Lync?

I use a Dark Theme in Visual Studios, and if I copy a snippet of code and paste it into Lync it saves the formatting of the font itself-- so I get a bunch of white font on a white background. I have ...
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Problems trying to connect to website over FTP in Visual Studio 2010?

I'm currently trying to connect to a website over ftp in Visual Studio 2010. Unfortunately, Visual Studio takes about ten minutes to connect as it would appear that it is trying to walk all the ...
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How can I export my color settings from Visual Studio 2013 and import on Visual Studio 2010?

At home I use Visual Studio 2013, however at work sometimes I have to use Visual Studio 2010. I would like to use the same colors on both environments. I want to export the default Dark Theme from ...
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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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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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Why Excel doesn't ask(prompt) to Save the file which is modified while closing

This is what happens, I open an Excel (2013) file (of any kind) Make changes to the file. Close it. Before, it used to ask if I want to save the file sine it's modified. Now, it closes the file ...
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How do I find which dll is causing an error?

Background: Windows 7 with SQL Server 2012 Data Tools & Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 installed. Trying to create a new SSIS project in Visual Studio and I get the following error: I am almost ...
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Include database in project without adding datasource?

For the project I am working on I have created an empty database as a template file and need it to be included in my project. The file is only being used when the program copies it to a new location. ...
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Open Skype in Visual Basic 2010

How to open Skype in Visual Basic 2010. If Skype is installed open it and if it isn't download it. Private Sub skype_Click(sender As System.Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles skype.Click ...
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Visual Studio Express with Visual Studio Ultimate installation

Has anyone installed Visual C# Express 2010 in the same (Win 7 x64) machine which has Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 already installed ? Note: This needs to be done for educational purposes as the menus ...
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Experiencing delays in keystrokes for Visual Studio over RDP

Does anyone have a suggestion for tweaking the performance of VS2010 over RDP? I'm not even convinced it's an RDP issue, as VS is the only app that has lag between actions (sometimes several seconds ...
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Cannot open SQL files in VS2010 on Win7 x64

If I try to open SQL files in Visual Studio 2010 on Win7 x64, VS just hangs and I have to kille the process. This is happening with both local files and files on TFS. I have no problem with opening ...
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running program in high priority -> does not log anymore

I have a project in visual C 2010 that needs real-time timing in high priority to eliminate stuff like hard disk maintenance and stuff. I ran the .exe file of my project using start "" /high & ...
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Missing a Visual Studio 2010 file in Windows 8.1

I upgraded to Windows 8.1 this morning. When I started Visual Studio 2010, I got the following error message right after the splash appeared: The file ...
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Visual Studio: Tables always added offscreen when editing EDMX files

I have a number of ASP.NET projects which utilise .edmx files to access tables on the relevant database for each app. If I add a new table, I have to open the .edmx and click Update Model from ...
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How do I fix an “Invalid license data. Reinstall is required.” error in Visual Shell Express (Isolated) 2010?

So I have recently instealled Visual Shell Express (Isolated) 2010 in Windows 7. The problem is, every time I open it, it says, Invalid License Data. Reinstall Required. I saw this: How do I fix an ...
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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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Recover TFS 2012 after server or PC crash

I am using Team foundation server 2012.I do take backup of all TFS databases regularly. So now in case of disaster recovery(in case full machine gets crash) how can i use this backup to recover TFS ...
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Computer bluescreens when compiling Visual C++ 2010 project

Occasionally, roughly once every few hours (although it can be less or more frequent), my computer will bluescreen or sometimes just shut down with only a black screen when I compile my visual C++ ...
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How to let detached code windows to be behind the main window?

In Visual Studio 2010 you can detach a window (with code or winforms designer) from the main VS window, but it will always be in front of the main VS window. Can I change this behavior so that when ...
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How to start/open SQL Server Express 2008 in Visual Studio?

I have Windows 8 and have installed full-pack Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Edition. There was no error while installing Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Edition. I exactly don't know which ...
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Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012 and .NET Framework 4.0

We want to start developing on the newer versions of Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012. At the moment we are using Visual Studio 2010 with the .NET Framework of 4.0. We are not creating desktop ...
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Visual Studio Performance problems when writing XAML

I've dealt with Visual Studio performing terrible for too long now. Now I'm past the point of being emotionally broken and need help. I can't figure out how to fix the issue of the Visual Studio ...
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Install sql server management studio API only

I have already installed sql server 2008 R2 , but now i need to install sql server management studio also ( i mean just that API ony ) is it possible to install only this instead of uninstall sql ...
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I am unable to open Web.Config in visual studio 2010

I had Visual Studio 2010 working perfectly before i installed the VS2012 Express edition. After that I found two major issues I was unable to use drag and drop feature in 2010 dbml file. Whenever I ...
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Is the disassembly shown by Visual studio actually assembly?

Sometimes when I debug using visual studio, I get this option no source code available, show disassembly, which when clicked shows stuff like this 0000001f test eax,eax 00000021 je ...
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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 ...
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Prevent replacing of .net 4 dlls when installing .net 4.5

I have a solution that contains dlls from janus that ate compatible with .net 4. After I installed visual studio 2012 - the application throws an exception : "the member is not supported in a dynamic ...
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Recover previously saved files after blue screen in Win8

Earlier today Windows 8 blue-screened while I was working on some CSS animations, when I rebooted I found that the CSS file I had been working on and that was open in Visual Studio was blank. I don't ...