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

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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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Web app and network printer in IIS server and visual studio 2010 web server

I develop a web application which will send a barcode to a network label printer (Brother QL-1060 N LE). This application works fine in the Visual Studio 2010 web server (development environment). ...
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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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System cannot find the path specified (visual express)

I am currently learning C++ and I have downloaded 'Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express'. However, I'm experiencing a lot of problems, which as a rookie, I can't really attribute to anything. Take for ...
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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 ...
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How to add quotes in visual basic? [closed]

I'd like to ask how is it possible to add quotes in VB. I'm trying to run command which contains quotes.. example: Shell("cmd.exe") SendKeys.Send("cd "c:\users\abc def" ") ...
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How to open extension in Visual Studio 2010

I have installed two extensions in Visual Studio 2010. Regex Tester Regular Expression Tester Extension Both extensions installed successfully. I restarted Visual studio. But I don't see them. I ...
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VS2010 Program won't connect to MYSQL from local SQL Server Computer

my problem here is very weird compared to other that I found on this forum. The VB program is created with VS2010 from computer "A". It work perfectly. Connection to SQL Server and MYSQL DB. But when ...
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Code disappears in vs2010

I was writing the c# code in vs2010, suddenly the light went out. When I restarted my system and opened my project in vs2010 and opened my class (.cs) file, a blank notepad window appear and nothing ...
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Error connecting to Access DB on network

I have two pc lined up connected to each other using WAN. I have shared the folder containing an Access Database and the i give permission to Everyone for everything on the database itself. Now the ...
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Where does Visual Studio 2010 run from when performing unit tests in C#?

Say I have a program that requires file I/O in the executable directory. Where would the executable for unit tests be located?
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Visual Studio 2010: “class designer package did not load correctly”

An error message keeps popping up when I open Visual Studio 2010, telling me that the "class designer package did not load correctly". After searching the web a bit, it seems this can be caused by a ...
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Can I print a Model diagram at 200% zoom without cutting off in vs 2010?

In visual studio 2010, I would like to print a Model diagram (A .edmx file), at 200% zoom. So I switch to landscape view and up the scale. Printing goes as planned, except that whatever the zoom made ...
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Unable to install Visual Studio 2010 Professional on my virtualbox

I have tried so many times to install Visual Studio 2010 Professional Edition on my Virtual machine in Windows Server 2008 Environment.I have find following error log file. [01/07/11,22:42:55] ...
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Smart Device Project In visual studio 2010

I need to create a smart device project. But I cant't find the 'smart device' project type in vs 2010. How to enable this project type in VS 2010. There is any additional features to be installed.? ...
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TFS lost binding to solution

Right now I have 2 solutions I'm working on. I checked them both into TFS, but for some reason the changes I make in the 2nd one do not seem to check them out and there is no red check mark next to ...
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Improve diff viewer in Visual Studio 2010

In Visual Studio 2010 you can compare a local file with the latest version/workspace version. This opens up a diff viewer showing the two versions of the file side by side with the lines that are ...
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System.BadImageFormatException error when loading Visual Studio Express

When I try to load Visual Studio Express 2010, I get the following error at the VS splash screen and then the program fails to load. System.BadImageFormatException I've looked around for causes ...
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Increase font size of the autocomplete dropdown in visual studio

I want to Increase font size of the autocomplete dropdown in visual studio - which is the area highlighted in the red box in the following screenshot. How would I do this?
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Visual Studio 2010 replaces the character under the cursor when typing

I have been having this problem sometimes on Visual Studio 2010 (and Notepad++), where my text cursor, if I move it, turns into a "console" cursor, where that if you add characters it replaces the ...
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Do not search in comments Visual C++ 2010

Somewhere in the code, I've forgotten std::cout<< which is now messing up my console. But my code us full of commented debug outputs and VC++ searches through all of them, making it impossible ...
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Using Pin to source in Visual Studio 2010

I love using the Pin to Source feature to create floating watches for my variables, but sometimes I make to many and they clutter up the screen. I was just messing around with pinning and unpinning ...
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VS2010 Professional Installation

When I tried to install VS2010 from the DVD drive, I get error "Visual 2010 Professional Error right at beginning of Install - MSI returned error code 1612" The log file is copied to this link What ...
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VS 2010 shortcut keys not the defaul keys

I have installed ReShaper trial version and after that I have set the default shortcut keys which is supported by the Reshaper. Now the trial has expired and it is not working. My issue is now VS ...
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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. ...
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Changing Visual Studio 2010 splash screen

I have seen how to change the splash screen on this thread, however it does not seem to be working. After looking around some more I stumbled upon a file called vs000223.dat which apparently contains ...
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VS 2010 SP1 installation failed for VS 2010 Ultimate trial

When i try to install VS 2010 SP1 for VS 2010 Ultimate(trial version) I get this error "Installation did not succees" Fatal error during installation Log file is displayed below : Number of ...
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TFS 2010- KB2182621 doesn't apply, or it is blocked by another condition on your computer

i have installed TFS 2010 in my windows 7 machine with service pack 1. having visual studio 2010 . initially i have connected to to TFS facing trouble in adding TFS server name. so i uninstalled TFS ...
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Visual Studio 2010 on windows 8

I'm working on VS2010 and Windows 8. whenever I run the application windows starts flickering which is quite weird. I tried following things but didn't get any help out of it. Open Tools/Options ...
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Why do I get the error “You must have Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 installed on your computer before proceeding.” when installing Visual Studio 2010? [closed]

I want to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. I have downloaded VsSDK_sfx.exe from http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/E/D/8ED90A2C-8172-4FCA-B17B-C29C3F0A9732/VsSDK_sfx.exe When I am trying ...
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Having both Visual Studio Professional and Ultimate Installed can I remove only the professional?

I want to free a Visual Studio 2010 Professional license, so my company can use it on another computer, by removing it from "Add/Remove Programs". But I fear it can damage my Ultimate installation. ...
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How to stop Visual Studio from installing unnecessary dependencies?

Visual Studio installs too many dependencies, from SQL Data-Tier App Framework to Team Foundations Object Models and sync framework and a bunch of other SDKs that I never chose to install. The custom ...
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lost vs2010 pro disc can I convert trial for same effect?

I did a digital download of the iso for visual studio 2010 professional back a couple of years ago. When I got this iso I gave it to a coworker and asked for him to burn a few copies of the disc. I ...
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VS2010 support in Windows 8

I've bought Windows 8 and I am ready to make the move. I currently have Windows 7 Professional x64 and I don't think I'll have any problems during the update. Except for one single program so far: ...
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Can't install Visual Studio 2010 sp1 on Windows 8

I've got VS2010 installed and when I try to install sp1, downloaded from Microsoft, I get this error message: A compatible version of Visual Studio 2010 was not detected on the system. This update ...
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Multiple User login on the same local host — TFS

We have Visual Studio on our server P.C. and we have created multiple user accounts on the server. Now, when we run the same project from multiple accounts, and host them on local host, when one user ...
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Can't install Visual Studio 2010 on Windows 8

I'm trying to install VS2010 on my new Windows 8 machine. This is an install from an MSDN subscription and it installed fine on my Windows 7 machine. But when I try on the new machine, I have to ...
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visual studio x64 incompatibility

So I've been trying to install VS 2010 on windows 8. I know it works on windows 7, and I just recently upgraded to windows 8. Since I'm a student, I downloaded my version of VS 2010 from the MSDNAA ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate crashes the computer if running as administrator

My computer crashes and the screen freezes when I run Visual Studio 2010 ultimate as administrator. I have Visual Assist X 10.7 installed only. I'm using Windows 8 Pro x64.
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Error Installing ProPowerTools.vsix extension in Visual Studio Web Developer 2012

It is throwing me an error Visual Studio Extension Installer This extension is not installable on any currently installed products. How to Install it in Web Developer 2010 Express
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Can't install .NET 4.0 - error code 1406.

I am trying to install .NET framework 4.0 under Windows 7 but am getting an error with code 1406. I checked the logs: MSI (C:\a002a771e38ece7cca\netfx_Core_x64.msi) Installation failed. Msi Log: ...
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Super Slow Visual Studio

My Visual Studio 2010 professional is running super slowly. (This is during normal operation, not debugging or anything) I checked all the processes that were started by it in a program called Process ...
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Why does the control key get “stuck” when debugging in VS2010?

Sometimes the Ctrl key gets stuck somehow during debug sessions in Visual Studio 2010, and when I press Shift+F5 to stop debugging, it gets reset (Ctrl+Shift+F5). This gets very frustrating ...